WEAM4i Overview

WEAM4i (Water & Energy Advanced Management for Irrigation) is a European project co-funded by the European Union under the 7th Framework Program within ENV-2013-WATER-INNO-DEMO-1 (Challenge 6.3: Improving resource efficiency), with a budget of 7.6 M € over 42 months, and started officially on November 1st, 2013.

The WEAM4i consortium is led by companies Meteosim and Adasa, and is composed of 17 members from different fields – business, research, irrigation communities and public agencies and organizations – from five European countries: Spain, Germany, Portugal, The Netherlands and France.

The project addresses two of the priorities outlined by the European Innovation Partnership on Water, an initiative of the European Commission (DG- Environment): ‘Water- Energy Nexus’ and ‘Decision Support Systems (DSS) and monitoring’.

The aim of the project is to improve the efficiency of water use and reduce the costs of power irrigation systems.  It is planned to develop a smart network for the management of irrigation that will act interactively on the rational use of water and energy.

The results will be tested and evaluated in three regions of the European Union covering a wide range of crops, water resources and energy markets: Aragon (Spain), Lower Saxony (Germany) and Alentejo (Portugal).

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    • 26 SEP 16
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    WEAM4i Successful General Meeting and Public Conference 2016!

    WEAM4i Successful General Meeting and Public Conference 2016!

    On September 20th – 23rd 2016, the consortium of WEAM4i project held their 5th general meeting followed by a public conference in Ejea de los Caballeros, Spain. The public conference was joined by Spanish local and national authorities with a participation of more than 300 attendees from Spanish irrigation communities! The 4-day event was kicked off with

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    • 16 SEP 16
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    WEAM4i Project at AgroGlobal Conference 2016

    WEAM4i Project at AgroGlobal Conference 2016

    On September 7th-9th 2016, AgroGlobal Conference took place in Valada do Ribatejo, Portugal. AgroGlobal aims to promote the sharing of the knowledge and experience  of farmers and technology providers as well as showing the scientific and technological means that a huge number of companies offer in the agricultural sector. Furthermore, the event organised many debates involving members

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    • 24 JUN 16
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    Boosting Opportunities in Water Innovation: Smart Irrigation with WEAM4i Solution!

    Boosting Opportunities in Water Innovation: Smart Irrigation with WEAM4i Solution!

    **WEAM4i project at the Water Innovation Europe 2016** The 5th edition of Water Innovation Europe conference was held in Brussels on June 21-23rd 2016. This year’s edition was revolved around the topic “Water-Smart!: European solutions for a smart water society”. An exhibition was held during the event where SEMIDE and ADASA presented WEAM4i project.  A dedicated stand of FP7

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    • 23 MAY 16
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    WEAM4i project at Water JPI Conference 2016

    The Water Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) hosted its 2016 Conference in Rome on May 19th, 2016. This international event is targeted to a wide range of stakeholders. It presented the new version of the Water JPI Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA), and it organised discussions on how to implement the program and the benefits

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