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Profile of registrant

UNIFARM User Forum for GNSS use in Agriculture

Identification number in the register: 903429711344-04
Registration date: 13/06/13 13:57:00

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/05/14 14:53:24
The date of the last annual update was 19/05/14 14:53:24


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: UNIFARM User Forum for GNSS use in Agriculture
Acronym: UNIFARM
Legal status: no legal status
Website address: http://www.project-unifarm.eu

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Tamme van der Wal
Position: coordinator

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Tamme van der Wal
Position: coordinator

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3 Bussummerstraat 
Naarden 1411 PK
NETHERLANDS
Telephone number: (+31) 35 6946448
Fax number: (+31-6) 13158318
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: UNIFARM is a user forum to present and defend the needs of farmers in the development of GNSS applications and services. The objectives of UNIFARM are to:
• Create a European network of GNSS based innovation initiatives, involving farmers, government, industry, science;
• Develop tools (best practices, roadmaps, harmonised user cases, user requirements etc.) to improve awareness among farmers (beyond the ‘early adopters’) about how GNSS technology can contribute to their business;
• Provide feedback to policy makers (both in SPACE and AGRI) at the national and European level on the state-of-play concerning GNSS based innovations in agriculture through a technology white paper and roadmap.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 12
Complementary information: UNIFARM is coordinated by 8 organisations: AeroVision BV (NL, lead), Alterra (NL, part of Wageningen UR), DFKI (DE, private institute), TU Dresden (DE), ZLTO (NL, Farmers organisation), VFL (DK, Farmers organisation), Ekotoxa (CZ), DISMI (IT, part of Un. of Reggio Emilia and Modena).

Furthermore, UNIFARM is supported by a large network of industries, farmers organisations, research institutes and other relevant stakeholders.

UNIFARM is started as a Coordination Action under the GALILEO FP7 programme.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


consultancies in SPACE (Galileo) and Agriculture / Environment

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Transport

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 12
Number of member organisations: 2
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • ZLTO (10,000 members)
  • VFL (40,000 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • GERMANY
  • ITALY
  • NETHERLANDS

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.





Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 679,000
of which public financing: 679,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 679,000
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

UNIFARM is carried out in the context of the Galileo FP7 R&D programme supervised by the GSA (Nr. 287206)

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.