R&D Projects

SoilRec4+Health - Soil recover for a healthy food and quality of life (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000083)

Coordinator  /  Ana Barros
Start date  /  2021/04 Funding  /  NORTE2020 - PROJETOS ESTRUTURADOS DE I&D&I Reference  /  NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000083

ATLANTIDA - Platform for the monitoring of the North Atlantic Ocean and tools for the sustainable exploitation of the marine resources

Coordinator  /  Vitor Manuel Oliveira Vasconcelos UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Sandra Monteiro
Start date  /  2020/10 Funding  /  NORTE2020 Reference  /  NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000040

AgriFood XXI - Development and consolidation of research in the agrifood sector in Northern Portugal (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000041)

Coordinator  /  Fernando Nunes UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Carlos Correia
Start date  /  2020/09 Funding  /  NORTE2020 - Projetos Estruturados de I&D&I Reference  /  NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000041

CoaClimateRisk - Climate change impact assessment and adaptation measures for the main crops in the Coa Valley region

Coordinator  /  Helder Fraga
Start date  /  2020/09 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  COA/CAC/0030/2019

FireSmart: Nature-based solutions for fire risk management and sustained provision of ecosystem services

Coordinator  /  Adrián Regos Sanz UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2019/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  PCIF/MOG/0083/2017

Atlantic-Positive - Conservation of Atlantic pollination services and control of the invasive species Vespa velutina.

Coordinator  /  Breixo Martins UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  José Aranha
Start date  /  2019/05 Funding  /  European Union - INTERREG - Atlantic Area Reference  /  EAPA_800/2018

SCAPEFIRE - A sustainable landSCAPE planning model for rural FIREs prevention

Coordinator  /  Selma Beatriz de Almeida Nunes da Pena Baldaia UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Carvalho
Start date  /  2019/03 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER - PTDC - Preveção Fogos Rurais Reference  /  PCIF/MOS/0046/2017

Transcriptome and metabolome reprogramming in Vitis vinifera cv. Aragonês and Vitis rupestris berries upon infection with Erysiphe necator

Coordinator  /  Ana Margarida Costa Macedo Fortes Start date  /  2018/10 Funding  /  FCT - FEDER

Biosynthesis of secondary compounds in the grape berry: unlocking the role of the plastid

Start date  /  2018/10 Funding  /  FCT - FEDER

FlowerCAST- Characterization of genetic and and environmental determinants involved in reproductive development of Castanea sativa

Coordinator  /  Manuela Costa UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  José Laranjo
Start date  /  2018/10 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-027980

Clim4Vitis - Climate change impact mitigation for European viticulture: knowledge transfer for an integrated approach [GA 810176]

Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2018/09 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - WIDESPREAD-05-2017-Twinning Reference  /  H2020-WIDESPREAD-05-2017

ResinPro: Understanding resin production in Pinus pinaster to maximize yield in a more sustainable way

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  José Louzada
Start date  /  2018/09 Funding  /  FCT - FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031231

Conservation and Selection of Old Vine Varieties

Coordinator  /  Elsa Maria Félix Gonçalves Start date  /  2018/09 Funding  /  PDR2020 Reference  /  PDR2020-784-042704

EOIS-CropProt - Essential oils, infusions, and silicon in crop protection. A study using tomato plants, as a model, to disclose the biopesticides induced defense mechanisms of plants, through an omics approach

Coordinator  /  Manuel Ferreira
Start date  /  2018/08 Funding  /  FCT - FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031131

ZEBREFINE: Optimization of anesthesia in zebrafish: economic, clinical and animal welfare implications

Coordinator  /  Ana Maria Marques Valentim UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Luís Antunes
Start date  /  2018/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029542

BoFraPla: Development of an innovative composite system for stabilization of comminuted bone fractures

Coordinator  /  Nuno Dourado UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  José Morais
Start date  /  2018/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028225

Safe NPest: Synthesis and Environmental Safety of Nanopesticides

Coordinator  /  Tatiana Andreani UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Amélia Silva
Start date  /  2018/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029343

VALORIZEBYPRODUCTS: Preclinical efficacy of sulforaphane or Brassica whole extract: a strategy to fight obesity and valorize Brassica byproduct

Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2018/06 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029152

TO CHAIR: The Optimal Challenges in Irrigation

Coordinator  /  Sofia Lopes UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Aureliano Malheiro
Start date  /  2018/06 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028247

BRESOV - Breeding for Resilient, Efficient and Sustainable Organic Vegetable production [GA 774244]

Coordinator  /  Ferdinando Branca UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2018/05 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - SFS-2017-2 Reference  /  H2020-SFS-2017-2; GA 774244

Redução do impacto da caoptação de água e estruturas indesejáveis nas bacias hidrográficas e seus efeitos na biodiversidade e funcionamento

Coordinator  /  Rui Cortes
Start date  /  2018/01

Integrative conservation strategies for the critically endangered freshwater mussels in Tunisia before their dramatic extinction

Coordinator  /  Manuel Lopes Lima UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Simone Varandas
Start date  /  2018/01 Funding  /  The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund Reference  /  Project 172515867

ConBiomics: Approach for the Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves

Coordinator  /  Elsa Froufe UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Simone Varandas
Start date  /  2018/01 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030286

NASPA - Natural fungicides against air & soil borne pathogens in the Atlantic Area

Coordinator  /  Juma Al-Dulayymi UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Berta Gonçalves
Start date  /  2017/12 Funding  /  INTERREG Atlantic Area Reference  /  INTERREG EAPA_451/2016

ALICE - Improving the management of Atlantic Landscapes: accouting for bIodiversity and eCosystem sErvices (EAPA_261/2016)

Coordinator  /  Jose Barquin UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Edna Sampaio
Start date  /  2017/11 Funding  /  INTERREG Atlantic Area Reference  /  ALICE ( EAPA_261/2016) I

FLUMEN DURIUS - Promotion and valorization of the tourist resources of Douro river

Coordinator  /  Pablo Durán Campos UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Maria Moreira
Start date  /  2017/07 Funding  /  INTERREG - POCTEP (Spain - Portugal) Reference  /  INTEREG POCTEP 0067_FLUMEN_DURIUS_2_E

milkEE partnership

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Henrique Trindade
Start date  /  2017/07 Funding  /  PDR2020 Reference  /  PDR2020-2024-032870

Atlantic-Geoparks - Transnational Promotion and Cooperation of the Atlantic Geoparks for sustainable development

Coordinator  /  Artur Agostinho de Abreu e Sá UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Ronaldo Gabriel
Start date  /  2017/06 Funding  /  INTERREG Atlantic Area Reference  /  INTERREG ref - EAPA_250/2016

UNI+i - Transboundary Cooperation Northern of Portugal- Castilla and Léon for the promotion of innovative entrepreneurship and business competitiveness

Coordinator  /  Maria Moreira
Start date  /  2017/05 Funding  /  INTERREG - POCTEP (Spain - Portugal) Reference  /  INTERREG POCTEP 0050_UNI_PLUS_I_2_P

ECO-GATE: European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency

Coordinator  /  Javier Dufour UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Amadeu Borges
Start date  /  2017/02 Funding  /  European Union Structural Funds - Connecting Europe Facility Reference  /  2016-EU-TM-0126-S