SmartROOT Erasmus+

Smart Farming Innovation Training

four squaresThe SmartROOT project is a Strategic Partnership in the field of higher education that focuses on the preparation of a new Joint Master Degree program in the field of Mixed Farming Systems (MFS).

Duration: 2020-09-01 to 2023-08-31

SmartROOT main objectives include:

  • The preparation of an international master degree program.
  • The active involvement of students in the preparation process.
  • The assessment and feedback on the ICT tools and material to be developed.
  • The preparation future professionals in the agricultural sector.
  • The introduction and familiarisation of farmers to digital technologies.

Through SmartROOT the resilience of agriculture subject to climate change will be improved, while farmers will gain knowledge on methodologies to foster the synergies between agricultural production, climate change mitigation, and adaptation.


Implementing the Virtual Farm Hub, a web-based application representing a virtual farm where data from mixed farming activities will be presented for educational purposes. The environment will offer different levels of configuration creating an interactive teaching environment.


  • University of Western Macedonia
  • International Hellenic University
  • Sidroco Holdings Limited
  • Spanish Food and Drink Federation (FIAB)
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)


Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices

Project no.: 2020-1-EL01-KA203-079109

Total budget: 374.763,00 EUR