The Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) is the 3rd oldest university in Greece. Since 1920, contributes consistently and continuously to Greek and European primary sector development, by conducting basic and applied research in agricultural related sciences. AUA conducts the 1/3 of agricultural research in Greece. The University is situated on a green campus that straddles close to the Acropolis, at the heart of the ancient Olive Grove. AUA campus is a complex of 16 buildings comprising of auditoriums, 41 fully equipped laboratories, a modern library, computer clusters and extensive agricultural facilities such as an arboretum, a vineyard, experimental fields, a flower garden, greenhouses, a cowshed, a sheep pen, a chicken coop, dairy installations and aquaculture tanks).
AUA team is consisted of two Groups, the Precision Agriculture Group (PAG) and the Plant Pathology Group (PPG-AUA). The experience of PAG-AUA in spraying machinery and precision agriculture and the PPG-AUA expertise in plant disease detection and treatment are crucial for AUA participation in the project.