PORTUGUESE, OF COURSE! Competitiveness - Defining and delivering the Portuguese wines consumers will want to buy.
TOUGHER THAN EVER! Sustainability - Designing and delivering a resilient Portuguese vine and wine system.
CoLAB VINES&WINES, an initiative led by ADVID – the Association for the Development of Viticulture in the Douro Region which is the national Vine and Wine Cluster, together with the portuguese viticulture ecosystem, aims to be the ideal partner in the innovation of products, processes and services of companies in the Portuguese wine sector.
– To generate and communicate knowledge and technology that enhances the expressed ambition of the sector to increase the export value.
– Supports the ambition expressed by the sector to increase the export value of Portuguese wines.
– Ensures that the Portuguese wine system becomes more efficient, resilient and flexible in order to respond to climate, demographic and economic challenges.
OUR MAJOR CHALLENGES
PORTUGUESE, OF COURSE! Competitiveness – Defining and delivering the Portuguese wines consumers will want to buy.
TOUGHER THAN EVER! Sustainability – Designing and delivering a resilient Portuguese vine and wine system.
The VINES&WINES has a multidisciplinary team dedicated to supporting the wine sector by executing and building value from Research, Development and Innovation initiatives.
Microbiology, Genetics and Biotechnology
Plant Physiology and Phytopathology
Chemistry, Oenology and Viticulture and Molecular Biophysics
The 𝗔𝗗𝗩𝗜𝗗/𝗖𝗼𝗟𝗔𝗕 𝗩𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦&𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦 participated yesterday, represented by Micael Santos and Leonor Tunes, in the 2nd edition of 𝗜𝗻𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝘀 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗰𝗮𝗺𝗽 𝗱𝗼 𝗧𝗘𝗖𝗛𝟰𝗜𝗡𝗡𝗢𝗩.
The event aimed to bring together the key players of the SCTN, promote collaborative activities and foster the co-creation of innovative solutions, the participants debated some of the current business challenges presented by several companies, such as Efacec, RDD Textiles, SIBS, NOS SGPS, AGIF, SVDR AND Cleanwatts – as well as establish links through team building activities.
ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES participated in the Horizon Europe’s Soil Mission Workshop: implementation of Living Laboratories in Portugal, which took place this morning at UTAD, in Vila Real.
The event aimed to present the Soil Mission; clarify the concept and criteria to which regional Living Laboratories and European clusters eligible for funding under Horizon Europe must comply; and discuss possible approaches and different Living Laboratories on soil health that would be possible and desirable to install in Portugal.
The 3rd Session with Stakeholders – Precision viticulture services for a more sustainable vineyard management, held under the project 𝗩𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗴𝗼𝘀𝘀, took place on May 12, at Quinta do Bomfim, Pinhão.
𝗔𝗗𝗩𝗜𝗗/𝗖𝗼𝗟𝗔𝗕 𝗩𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦&𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦 participated, through Leonor Pereira, in the round table “Viticulture 4. 0 and satellite data , the end-user experience” to discuss the needs, barriers and challenges in the adoption of new technologies, as well as the role of associations and CoLABs in the promotion and implementation of digital tools in the wine sector.
ADVID received a visit from the OIV – International Organisation of Vine and Wine on Tuesday 28 March, an initiative carried out by Sogrape Vinhos S.A.
This visit aimed to publicize ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES and its importance to the economic sector, as a Cluster and CoLAB VINES&WINES, by supporting science-based decisions.
The OIV delegation, led by its Director General, Pau Roca, and accompanied by António Graça, Director of Research and Development of Sogrape Vinhos S.A., was welcomed by the President of ADVID, José Manso, and members of its Board.
ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES is participating in the event TECH4INNOV: the Present and the Future of Innovation, taking place at Europarque, in Santa Maria da Feira.
Organized by ANI, this initiative aims to be a technological showcase of Research & Development (R&D) and Innovation results of the entities of the National Innovation System (NIS).
𝗔𝗗𝗩𝗜𝗗/𝗖𝗼𝗟𝗔𝗕 𝗩𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦&𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦 was represented by Nelson Machado in the kick-off meeting of the WATSON project, that took place yesterday in Dublin.
This project aims to develop an anti-fraud technological structure, based on artificial intelligence, and using sensors and digital tags, which will identify and prevent fraudulent practices in the vineyard and wine sector.
The Portuguese partners in this project are INESC TEC, DECO and ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES, among 44 partners, with Sogrape Vinhos, S.A., CVRA and IVDP as stakeholders.