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21 January 2022

4-year Post-doc positions request

The Institute of Agricultural Technology of the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute (Germany) is seeking for two Post-doc positions in Ag-engineering area. See the annex for details.

Download the job vacancy notice (click on news title)

Marco Fiala - Secretary General


25 October 2021

Ag-Mechanization and the "Club of Bologna"... a long story

From Federunacoma "Three Decades of Ideas and Strategies for Agricultural Mechanisation", an amazing video to celebrate our 30th meetings!

Marco Fiala - Secretary General

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27 October 2021

The 30th CoB Members' meeting (22-23 Oct 2021, Bologna - Italy)

The 30th Members' meeting in Bologna - with 62 participants (54 CoB Members and 8 external experts - both in presence and online - representing 16 Countries, 9 International/Government Organizations and Ag-Machinery Manufacturers Associations/Federations) - was succesfully held in Bologna, during EIMA International 20/21.
The first part of the meeting was dedicated to the celebration of the 30th meetiing, with a summary presentation prepared by the President and the Secretary General, an excellent video made by Federunacoma and with the awards of some CoB members who contributed to its international success.
The presentations in the three Sessions, of highest level, aroused great interest among Participants, offering many ideas for discussion
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Abstracts, Key Note Reports and presentations are already online (see "Meetings Proceedings - 2021" section).

Marco Fiala - Secretary General


25 October 2021

Management Committee decisions (21 October 2021, Bologna - Italy)

  • Management Committee list: no variation;
  • Full Members list: n.2 FMs, who passed away (Arne Moller, Luis Marqeez), were deleted, n.6 FMs were definitively excluded due to their retirement or low attendance to CoB activities (see "CoB 2020-2021 Annual Report", Section "DOCUMENTS").n.2 new FMs were admitted (Abraham Gamiliel, Yahaya Rabè) and n.2 2026 Pellizzi Prize Winners (Marco Ramm; Alireaz Puorreza) were confirmed as FMs;
  • Internal Rules: under Federunacoma proposal, articles 9 and 11 were modified;
  • 31st Members' meeting: will be held in Bologna (Italy), 11-12 November 2022, during "EIMA International". The Subject to discuss will be: S1 - The role of agriculture mechanization in crop production traceability;   S2 - Climate changement and mechanization: what is needed considering both industrialized and emerging countries; S3 - Specific mechanization: machines for orchard. A Guided Tour to orchard machines exhibitors will be organized on Nov 12 at the end of the meeting;
  • Pellizzi Prize: the next 5th edition has been approved for the year 2024;
  • Study Groups: the activity of all 4 SG’s is confirmed.

See the President presentation (click on news title)

Marco Fiala - Secretary General


11 November 2021

EIMA International 20-21: Interview with the Secretary General of the "Club of Bologna"

On the occasion of EIMA International 20-21 - during which the 30th Members' Meeting of the "Club of Bologna" was held - the Secretary General briefly told the story of the Club and anticipated the three Subjects discussed in the 30th meeting

Marco Fiala - Secretary General

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