Strategic research and development plan 2016-2020
The strategic R&D plan constitutes a unique opportunity to structure and manage the activities of the CRI in order to produce and communicate high impact applied results for the company and the wine industry
Strategic R&D programs
The implementation of this strategic R&D plan will enable the CRI to manage and prioritize its ongoing projects, adjust its needs or opportunities to the supply of financing instruments, determine socio-economic valuation metrics for the R&D activities, promote collaboration with academia and finally, maximize the benefits generated by R&D for the company and the industry.
UC Davis Chile Center of Excellence
Through the Center of Excellence "UC Davis Chile - Life Sciences and Innovation Center”, a series of relevant issues for the company are addressed, among which the following projects can be highlighted:
Line I. Microbiological diagnosis through omics-based technologies: pathogen detection, molecular diagnostics and mitigation strategies.
Line II. Complete genome analysis: genetic identification of clones and vine rootstocks.
Line III: Agroclimatic technologies: new technologies for the evaluation of water loss associated with weather changes.
Line T: Monitoring and evaluation of wine quality: Impact of genetics, diseases and viticultural and oenological practices on the quality of Cabernet Sauvignon wine.
Wines of Chile R+D+I Consortium
The company actively participates in the national wine industry's collaborative R&D programs through the Wines of Chile R&D Consortium. These projects have been identified and prioritized by the industry.