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
𝗔𝗗𝗩𝗜𝗗/𝗖𝗼𝗟𝗔𝗕 𝗩𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦&𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦 participated in the dissemination event of the WINEgROVER Project “Precision Farming Systems in the wine sector”, through António Pinto, who presented the communication “Precision Viticulture”.
The event, organized by INOVA+ and inserted in the FNA 2023, took place on June 6 and aimed to promote technological innovation in the vineyard, agronomic management of plants, strategies to maximize the quality of the grape and increase its resilience to pesticides and diseases, as well as adaptation to climate change.
𝗔𝗗𝗩𝗜𝗗/𝗖𝗼𝗟𝗔𝗕 𝗩𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦&𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦 participated, through António Pinto, in the Event “Regenerative Viticulture” which took place on June 2 at the Favaios Winery.
The event was attended by Filipa Tereso and Pedro Tereso, from Agrosustentável, to address topics such as “Plant Health”, “Sap Analysis in the control of pests and diseases” and “Functional Biodiversity in increasing the resilience of the viticultural ecosystem”.
ADVID/CoLAB VINES&WINES is participating in the 44th World Vine and Wine Congress, through Leonor Pereira, who today presented the communication “Viticulture under climate change: a case study on a water scarcity model”.
The event, which runs from June 5 to 9 in Jerez de la Frontera and Cadiz, brings together experts in the fields of viticulture and oenology, as well as health, safety, law and economics related to wine production.
“Viticulture and information technologies” is the theme of the Congress, which is jointly organized by the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
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 importance of R+D+I in the sector and the challenges in attracting funding were some of the topics addressed.