New challenges of international collaboration with India
by Jozef Polák
During last few days due to Erasmus+ world project one of the academic members from Institute of Agronomic Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA), concretely Dr. Marek Kolencik participated to staff mobility of training at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh.
Faculty members from RGUKT presented the new, and modern trends of IT widely applicable smart and sustainable agriculture, mainly from on-line monitoring, and analysis of plant production, or soil conditions point of view (https://www.innovatefpga.com/cgi-bin/innovate/teams.pl?Id=AP050&All=1).
On the other side participant from SUA in Nitra introduced new related research of origin, and application of inorganic nanoparticles as new generation of fertilizers in real field conditions.
Based on the current cooperation, we also reflected the interest of other academic universities in the region, e.g. VIT-AP University in Vijayawada, or Bapatla Engineering College in Bapatla where we are planning stronger cooperation in the near future.