The UCD school of Agriculture and Food Science have launched a new degree program at the Harvesting knowledge conference today.
The degree is aimed at students who wish to build their knowledge and skills-base to address the complexities of developing, deploying and managing technology for the agriculture and food sector.
Professor Alexander Evans, UCD Dean of Agriculture said:
‘Agriculture and Food industries need more innovation and Big Data and new technologies offer enormous potential to improve efficiency and to create new opportunities.’
The program was launched at the college’s conference today. Harvesting knowledge: Big Data in Agriculture and Food symposium. More than 250 delegates attended the event.