Instituto Pedro Nunes
IPN     IPN Incubadora

Innovation in Wine and Vineyard Rows


To strengthen and to optimise the developments previously obtained through the Inovwine project. To this end, we have designed a project where state of the art biotechnology and information systems converge to promote the ultimate goal, which is to sustainably increase vine productivity.


Developments have been made in four systems under the scope of the InovWine II project, as follows:

  • Optimisation of the remote monitoring system for abiotic factors affecting the vineyard based on Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)
  • Optimisation of the information management system for the vineyard based on RFID technologies to reference the vineyards and augmented reality algorithms applied to the vineyards
  • Collection of beneficial microorganisms (fitoprotectors) present in the vineyard and optimising their antagonistic effects on phytopathogenic agents in order to select potential biological control agents
  • Diagnostic protocol for trunk diseases based on the undirected analysis of metabolites present in the grapevine by HPLC-MS/MS

Furthermore, this project is expected to promote effective technology transfer between research institutions and business associates, thus contributing to a better use of natural vine resources and leading to the development of new technologies that will underpin the international competitiveness of the sector in the future.

Project Reference



Programa COMPETE
Programa COMPETE


2013 - 2015

End Date



Adega Cooperativa de Cantanhede; BioCant; Instituto Pedro Nunes



Vine, vineyard, genotyping, monitoring, WSN, pest prevention