The DIT Agriculture Analytics Research Group was formed in 2014 to meet the growing demand for smart analytics driven solutions in the agriculture and food production sectors in Ireland.

The Agriculture Analytics Research Group’s mission is to provide analytics research and innovation support to the agriculture and food sectors in Ireland through mechanisms such as Innovation Partnerships, European Funding Proposals, and even Contract Research & Development. Working with the DIT Hothouse, the team provides research and innovation support to all sectors in Ireland.

Supports provided include the development of analytics based solutions that can deliver data driven insight to farmers, processors and supplies alike. By leveraging state-of-the-art techniques in remote sensing, machine learning, data visualization and natural language processing, we develop intuitive innovative solutions to give businesses the edge over their competitors.

DIT’s Agii-Analytics team brings together experts in Data Analytics, Remote Sensing, and Business Development who share a joint passion for developing state-of-the-art innovative technologies for the agriculture sector both at home and for the export market. The team’s Analytics researchers includes Principal Investigators involved in CeADAR the National Centre for Data Analytics, while in Business Development we can draw from over 20 year of solid industry experience in the food processing and agriculture sectors.

The DIT Agriculture Analytics Research Group is hosted in the DIT School Of Computing’s Applied Intelligence Research Centre (AIRC). The AIRC provides infrastructure for advanced prototype creation and testing for a range of hardware platforms.

The Agri-Analtyics Research Group in DIT is always interested in hearing from any company in the agriculture or food space that want to hear more about the potential for developing their innovative edge through data analytics and related technologies.