R&D Projects

UVineSafe – Uso de radiação UV para induzir resistência na vinha contra pragas e doenças

Reference  /  PD24-00002 UVineSafe

Monitoring of fish fauna, surface water quality and sediments in the Vilar, Salamonde and Paradela reservoirs

Coordinator  /  Joaquim Jesus
Start date  /  2023/05 Funding  /  Finerge

RooPheLeg - Exploiting root phenotyping to select drought tolerant legumes

Coordinator  /  Márcia Carvalho
Start date  /  2023/03 Funding  /  FCT - PTDC Reference  /  2022.01092.PTDC

WaterQB - Integrated web-based platform for supporting irrigation management aiming at coping with climate variability and changes

Coordinator  /  Paula Paredes UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Helder Fraga
Start date  /  2023/03 Funding  /  FCT Reference  /  2022.04553.PTDC

GREENValue - Valorisation of Resource Generation in Natural Space

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  José Laranjo
Start date  /  2022/07 Funding  /  COMPETE - REACT-EU Reference  /  POCI-07-62G4-FEDER-181589

MULTI-CRASH - Multidimensional ecological cascades triggered by an invasive species in pristine habitats

Coordinator  /  Ronaldo Gomes Sousa UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Simone Varandas
Start date  /  2022/01 Funding  /  FCT-PTDC Reference  /  PTDC/CTA-AMB/0510/2021

DMIMPT - Development of methods for the identification of mechanical properties in tissues of plant origin

Coordinator  /  Fábio Pereira
Start date  /  2021/12 Funding  /  FCT-EXPL Reference  /  EXPL/EME-APL/0587/2021

Honey+: New reasons to care honey from the Natural Park of Montesinho: a bioindicator of environmental quality and its therapeutic potential (MTS/SAS/0077/2020)

Coordinator  /  Cristina Delerue Matos UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Irene Gouvinhas
Start date  /  2021/08 Funding  /  FCT - Parque Natural de Montesinho Reference  /  MTS/SAS/0077/2020

EdgeOmics - Freshwater Bivalves at the edge: Adaptation genomics under climate-change scenarios

Coordinator  /  Elsa Maria Branco Froufe Andrade UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Simone Varandas
Start date  /  2021/03 Funding  /  FCT - PTDC Reference  /  PTDC/CTA-AMB/3065/2020

DrosuGreen - Controlling the quarantine pest Drosophila suzukii through epidemiological studies and new Green biocontrol techniques (PTDC/ASP-PLA/4477/2020)

Coordinator  /  Maria da Conceição Lopes Vieira dos Santos UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Guilhermina Marques
Start date  /  2021/03 Funding  /  FCT - PTDC Reference  /  PTDC/ASP-PLA/4477/2020

ENANTIOTOX - Enantioselective ecotoxicity and bioaccumulation of psychoactive substances

Coordinator  /  Claudia Maria Rosa Ribeiro UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Carrola
Start date  /  2021/03 Funding  /  FCT - PTDC Reference  /  PTDC/CTA-AMB/6686/2020

SAVE OXYCEDRUS - Conservation and reproduction of threatened and high-value Juniperus oxycedrus populations

Coordinator  /  João Carvalho
Start date  /  2020/06 Funding  /  PDR2020 Reference  /  PDR2020-785-063781

ModFire - A multiple criteria approach to integrate wildfire behavior in forest management planning

Coordinator  /  Susete Maria Gonçalves Marques UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2019/03 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER - Projetos de Investigação Científica e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico no âmbito da Prevenção e Combate de Incêndios Florestais - 2017 Reference  /  PCIF/MOS/0217/2017

MitiVineDrought - Combining "omics" with molecular, biochemical and physiological analyses as an integrated effort to validate novel and easy-to-implement drought mitigation strategies in grapevine while reducing water use

Coordinator  /  Artur Conde
Start date  /  2018/10 Funding  /  FCT - FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030341

Common Forest

Coordinator  /  João Carvalho
Start date  /  2018

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

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

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