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).


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.


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


Interview with Antenna 1 Portugal

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João Santos (Project Coordinator) was invited to take part in an interview with Antenna 1 Portugal on 6th February, 2019. The radio broadcast served as a medium for Clim4Vitis to introduce the project and showcase the objectives and the foreseen impacts. The podcast of the interview is provided below.

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  • February 12, 2019

Clim4Vitis participation in the General Assembly of Luxembourgish wine growers

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On 6th February, 2019, Jürgen Junk (LIST) and Daniel Molitor (LIST) from the Clim4Vitis team had the opportunity to present the project at the annual assembly of the Luxembourgish wine grower community. This traditional event takes place on the first Wednesday of February every year in the town hall...

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  • October 23, 2018

First project meeting

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The first project meeting was held from October 23rd to 25th in Potsdam, Germany. The meeting opened discussions within the framework of each Work package to assess the activities implemented so far and to define in detail the upcoming tasks. As a result, the dates and contents of the...

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Upcoming Events

February 2019
18 February 2019
Vila Real, Portugal + Google Map

Clim4vitis Days

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September 2019
09 September 2019
Florence, Florence Italy + Google Map
February 2020
17 February 2020
Esch-sur-Alzette, Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg + Google Map
September 2020
14 September 2020
Potsdam, Germany + Google Map
May 2021
03 May 2021
Vila Real, Portugal + Google Map

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