CODE ReFARM project

Consumer-driven demands to reframe farming systems

Non-intensive farming, with low inputs of energy and chemicals can contribute towards maintaining biodiversity in traditional landscapes, has less pollution than intensive farming and can be better for farm animal welfare. 


However, these farming systems often struggle economically in competition with modern intensive farming methods. In CODE RE-FARM the partners will research if it is possible to have a system which has the benefits of extensive farming but that is still economically viable.


Alpes Lasers will develop broadly tuneable light sources to be used for milk analysis in modern farming practices, together with Quantared and TUW.

Funding programme type: H2020

Call for proposals: FNR-05-2020 – B. Husbandry for quality

Grant reference #: Grant agreement ID 101000216

Duration: 42 months
Total budget: 5,999,417.50 €


CyRIC – Cyprus research and innovation center Ltd (CY), Agricultural University of Athens (GR), Alpes Lasers SA (CH), Technische Universitaet Wien (AT), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Institute of Food Science (IT), Quantared Technologies GMBH (AT), REM Analytics SA (CH), EXUS Software (GR), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Faculty of animal production (GR), Universidad Carlos III De Madrid (ES), Biosense Institute (RS), Tecnoalimenti SCPA (IT), Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (NL), Kobenhavns Universitet – Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (DK), Noldus Information Technology BV (NL), Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (GR), Association of Skopelos goats breed (GR), Agro milk IKE (GR), Fromagerie Caprilait (CH), Stichting Aeres group – Poultry Expertise Centre (NL), Società Agricola Accadia Verde S.r.l. (IT)

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