Consortium

The SmartCow project gathers a total of 14 partners from 9 European countries (FR, UK, NL, DE, IE, DK, ES, BE and IT): 10 research institutions, 1 international organization promoting knowledge exchange in the field of animal science (EAAP), 1 technical institute working on livestock farming (IDELE), 1 SME specialised in big data for the agri-food industry (AgriMetrics) and 1 company specialised in project management and technology transfer (INRA Transfert). The consortium covers the main dairy and beef cattle breeds and production systems in different agroecosystems, and geographical and climatic environments in Europe.

List of consortium members:

 

Organization Shortname Country Main contact(s)
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE INRA FR René Baumont
Cécile Martin
Pascal D’Hour
SCOTLAND’S RURAL COLLEGE SRUC UK Richard Dewhurst
Jennifer Flockhart
Carol-Anne Duthie
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY WU NL Jan Dijkstra
STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH WUR-DLO NL Kees Van Reenen
THE UNIVERSITY OF READING UREAD UK Chris Reynolds
Dave Humphries
LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUR NUTZTIERBIOLOGIE FBN Leibniz DE Bjorn Kuhla
Cornelia Metges
TEAGASC-AGRICULTURE AND FOOD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TEAGASC IE Michel O’Donovan
Emer Kennedy
Robert Prendiville
AARHUS UNIVERSITET AU DK Peter Lund
Lene Munksgaard
Merete Jensen
INSTITUT DE RECERCA I TECNOLOGIA AGROALIMENTARIES IRTA ES Marta Terre
CENTRE WALLON DE RECHERCHES AGRONOMIQUES CRA-W BE Frédéric Dehareng
INSTITUT DE L’ELEVAGE IDELE FR Florence Macherez
Philippe Dumonthier
EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF ANIMAL SCIENCE EAAP IT Andrea Rosati
Marlène Sciarretta
Bernard Esmein
AGRIMETRICS LIMITED Agrimetrics UK Richard Tiffin
INRA Transfert IT FR Lea Tourneur