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Cost effective robots for smart precision spraying

Spraying in agriculture represents a societal challenge due to its negative impact in human and animal health and in environment. SCORPION’s objective is to develop a safe and autonomous precision spraying tool integrated into a modular unmanned tractor (robotics platform) to increase spraying efficiency, while reducing human and animal exposure to pesticides, water usage and labour costs. The project will focus on steep slope vineyards but with impact in other high-value permanent crops (olive groves and fruticulture). SCORPION’ will consider Global Navigation Satellite System (EGNSS) receiver (triple frequency, PPP, OS-NMA, HAS) fused with other sensors, to increase the solution reliability, accuracy and safeness, and to enable autonomous ultraviolet light treatments (to eliminate partial need of phytopharmaceuticals) and to allow high precision spraying in permanent crops.

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  • Acrónimo

    SCORPION
  • Início

    01 janeiro 2021
  • Orçamento global

    2.270.606,00 €
  • Financiado por

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Centros Associados

CITE

Centro

Centro para a Inovação, Tecnologia e Empreendedorismo

CRIIS

Centro

Centro de Robótica Industrial e Sistemas Inteligentes