CRI present at Yeast Biotechnology Meeting

The event, organized by the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH), brought together undergraduate and graduate students, producers of beer and wine, and the general public.

Students from Cornell University visit the CRI

As part of a studies program that goes from the laboratory to the vineyards -passing through Spanish lessons- 20 undergraduate students visited the facilities of the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) to learn about disease detection techniques in the vineyard.

New interns join the Center for Research and Innovation

During this summer, eight inmates joined the CRI team. From countries such as Portugal, Italy and the United States, as well as Chile, students will develop their theses related to the different projects and supervised by the center’s professionals.

Artificial intelligence and drones: New harvest volume prediction system

Responding to the need for a more accurate crop volume prediction system, the CRI is leading, along with the Enological, Agricultural and Grape and Wine Purchase areas, the development of an Artificial Intelligence model that, through the use of drones and remote sensors, aims to deliver a more accurate projection.

Webinar Chile – California: CRI highlights the adaptation of viticulture to climate change

In order to share good practices, exchange information and discuss the adoption of technology in agriculture, Alejandro González, Deputy Manager of R & D, participated in this webinar representing the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI). His presentation, entitled: “Adaptation of vitiviniculture to climate change”, focused on the challenges that both Chile and California face, due to the similarities they share in terms of climate and frequency of droughts. The webinar, organized by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, emphasized the intelligent use of measures that counteract the effect […]

CRI participates in GiESCO congress on sustainable vitiviniculture in Mendoza

This congress, held on November, gathered the main actors of the wine industry. The objective was to share the advances in research, technology, and development of innovations on the vine and its final products. The event was attended by government entities from Argentina, international private companies and representatives of the academic world. The focus of the congress was to advance towards a more sustainable industry, sharing good practices and transferring useful knowledge for producers. Sebastián Vargas, R & D Project Engineer at the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI), spoke […]

Technical Area participates in CRI´s 2017 Workshop

In order to publicize the progress and results of its main projects, the Research and Innovation Center (CRI) invited the members of the Technical Management team to the third version of the Workshop, specially organized for them. On this occasion, the focus was placed on the transfer of results to Technical Management, specifically in relation to the strategic programs most linked to their area of expertise, such as: Strengthening the production of plant materials; Assessment of the quality of grapes and wines; and Instrumentation, automation and IT application. This is […]

Researchers from France and Australia hold seminars at the CRI Extension Center

Two international experts visited the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) in mid-November. Dt. Stéphane Vidal, biochemical engineer of the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées of Lyon and Vice President of Oenology and Innovation for Vinventions, traveled to the CRI to meet with the technical-scientific team and learn about the strategic programs under development. In addition, Dr. Vidal led an open seminar to the industry at the Extension Center, entitled: “Optimizing wine shelf-life “. CRI teams, as well as professionals from the Technical Management of Viña Concha y Toro, participated […]