The GRAPE project
(Ground Robot for vineyard monitoring and protection), with the participation of the DEIB professors Luca Bascetta
) and Matteo Matteucci
) of the Politecnico di Milano, aims to create UGV - Unmanned Ground Vehicles
capable of perform biological controls for the vineyard and agricultural activities monitoring.
The Grape project aims to improve the current state of the art in research and technology. The result will be a special "rover" self capable to monitor vineyards and agricultural land in the super-efficient way.
GRAPE is one of the experiments funded by FP7 project ECHORD ++
. The other partners are EURECAT - FUNDACIÓ PRIVADA ALIRA
, coordinator of the project, and VITIROVER SAS