2020 - OIV Research grant program in support of priority programme fields
Application forms must be filled out and sent to the OIV - OIV – Research grants – 35, rue de Monceau – 75008 Paris – or firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submitting requests: 24th October 2020
Priority themes for 2020 research grants
This year, special attention will be given to:
- Action to combat climate change and its impacts
- Strategies to modulate grapevine resilience in new cultural contexts and in a changing environment.
- Reduction de Pesticides et recherche des alternatives aux produits phytosanitaires traditionnels (Cu, Biostimulants, autre).
- Precision viticulture: Use of different technologies / methodologies / innovations in the wine sector.
- Sustainable use of water in viticulture: Varietal adaptation related to water consumption (WUE and climate change).
- Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
- Grapevine Trunk diseases.
- Tables Grapes, Grape Juice and consumer perception regarding health, nutritional and phytosanitary aspects. Comparison with other drinks and Impact of different grape dehydration conditions on secondary metabolites changes
- Reduction of inputs at the technological and microbiological levels
- Eco-winery: Reduction of inputs and optimization of water and energy consumption in wine production
- Authenticity and traceability of wines: methods of analysis and managing of data
- Chemical and functional characterization of oenological tannins
- Sensorial analyses: new approaches and new methodologies
Economy and Law
- Socio-economic responsibility in wine industry and consumers’ awareness
- Enhancement (or valorization? ) of vitivinicultural production in territorial, cultural and social contexts
- Circular economy in the wine industry
- COVID-19 consequences on the vitivicultural sector
- Consumer’s reactions and understandings in time of pandemic isolation.
- Health warning labels – consumer understanding of impacts
Safety and Health
- The effects of wine consumption on diseases
- Changes in consumption habits including among young people
- Contaminants, toxins and additives (in particular zinc, cadmium, …..)
- Biological effects of the consumption of wine
- Social and cultural context of wine consumption
- A review of the literature around wine impacts on health (as distinct from alcohol)