The VitiGEOSS project has kicked off on September 2020 with the objective to develop a vineyard innovative tool based on the integration of Earth Observation services and in-field sensors to increase resolution and reliability of satellite information applied to viticulture.
Currently, the European Union is the world biggest wine producer, being winemaking the most important economic activity of many regions, especially in Southern Europe. Therefore, the wine sector invests heavily in state-of-the-art technology with the objective to develop innovative solutions and technologies focused to achieve the most, maintaining the quality and sustainability requirements.
The innovative solution promoted by the project aims at responding to future challenges of the worldwide food and wine industry which requires to intensify the production in a sustainable way, mitigating the effects of climate change, reducing negative environmental externalities and promoting local economic growth.
The VitiGEOSS consortium, coordinated by Eurecat, is formed by 9 partners from 4 European countries providing the necessary range of expertise, competence and operational capacity to deliver the innovative project objectives.