BRIEF DESCRIPTION

Clim4Vitis is a three-year Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Union Research and Innovation programme nder the Grant Agreement number 810176. Clim4Vitis finds its framework within the Twinning instrument under the all topic: WIDESPREAD-05-2017.
It is coordinated by Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD) (Portugal), with the support of Potsdam Institut fuer Klimafolgenforschung (PIK) (Germany), Universita degli studi di Firenze (UNIFI) (Italy), Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) (Luxembourg) and Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) (Portugal).

MAIN OBJECTIVE

Clim4Vitis´s main objective is to strengthen and raise UTAD´s – and more specifically its research group CITAB´s – science and technology (S&T) capacity and performance in two main specific fields of research in viticulture & climate:
• Grapevine modelling;
• Methods and tools for assessing climate change impacts on European viticulture, in general, and on grapevine productivity, quality attributes and risk of diseases and pests in particular.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

Clim4Vitis´ main objective will be achieved through the following specific objectives:
• Transfer knowledge and implement capacity building for the enhancement of S&T capacity
• Lay the foundations of Clim4Vitis´ long-term sustainability
• Increase the reputation, attractiveness and networking channels of UTAD and enhance the visibility of Clim4Vitis

LATEST NEWS

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  • September 22, 2020

The Porto Protocol: Climate Talks

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A few years ago, South Africa faced a period of severe water shortage in the Western Cape region. In 2017, the exact place where the Douro River is born, Picos de Urbíon, dried up. This year, in Germany, ice wine harvest failed for the first time due to a...

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  • April 3, 2020

Clim4Vitis Workshop in LIST, Luxembourg

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The 3rd Clim4Vitis workshop took place at the premises of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology and the Institute Viti-vinicole on 17th and 18th February, 2020. The workshop saw participation of researchers from Portugal, Italy, Germany, France, Austria and Luxembourg sharing their experiences in modelling pests and diseases...

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  • February 14, 2020

Clim4Vitis at the 12th annual winegrower meeting in Wormeldange, Luxembourg

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On February 5, 2020, a panel discussion on the topic “Climate change – How can we adapt?” took place during the 12th annual winegrower meeting in the town hall of Wormeldange in Luxembourg. Jürgen Junk and Daniel Molitor representing LIST and project Clim4Vitis were invited to participate in that...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

December 2020
01 December 2020
Geisenheim, Von-Lade-Straße 1
Geisenheim, 65366 Germany
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May 2021
03 May 2021
Vila Real, Portugal
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