Internacional Projects

Currently active projects where Integrated Members of GreenUPorto participate or coordinate.

2020 – 2025

RADONORM - Managing Risk from Radon and NORMs

Financed by
EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation H2020. Programme: NFRP-2019-2020 (Ref. 90009)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Researcher; responsible at FCUP)
Keywords
risk assessment, naturally occurring radionuclides, radon
2020 – 2023

COPPEREPLACE – Development and implementation of new technologies, products and strategies to reduce copper applications in vineyards and to remediate contaminated soils in the SUDOE region

Financed by
European Commission: Interreg SUDOE (Ref. SOE4/P1/E10000)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (responsible at GreenUPorto/FCUP)
Keywords
copper contamination, copper substitutes, soil vulnerability
2020 – 2023

TERRATECH – masTERs course on smArt Agriculture TECHnologies

Financed by
European Commission – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliances (Ref. 621568-EPP-1-2020-1-PT-EPPKA2-KA)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Coordinator or PI); Susana Carvalho (Vice-coordinator)
Keywords
IoT, Master course, sensoring, smart agriculture
2019 – 2023

PRE-HLB – Preventing HLB epidemics for ensuring citrus survival in Europe

Financed by
H2020 EU 3.2.1.1.
Role of GreenUPorto members
A. Aguiar, J. Neto (Team members; WP3 and WP6)
Keywords
Aurantoideae, biotechnology, citrus, epidemiology, genomics, Huanglongbing disease, insect vector, psyllid
2020 – 2021

@10 years - Ten years of OHM: data compilation for a holistic environmental and human health risk assessment

Financed by
Labex DRIIHM & Réseau des Observatoire Hommes-Millieux – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (ROHM-CNRS) (Ref: OHM-Estarreja/2019/Proj.1)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Researcher)
Keywords
risk assessment, chemical complex, groundwater contamination
2020 – 2021

Is4RISK – derivation of soil reference values for potentially toxic elements (As, Pb and Cu) by using a regosol representive of Estarreja soils

Financed by
Labex DRIIHM & Réseau des Observatoire Hommes-Millieux – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (ROHM-CNRS). (OHM-E/2020/Proj. 7)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Coordinator or PI)
Keywords
metals, risk assessment, soil quality guidelines
2020 – 2021

SSTemWater: Sources and Short-term TEMporal evolution of GroundWATER contamination in Estarreja region

Financed by
Labex DRIIHM & Réseau des Observatoire Hommes-Millieux – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (ROHM-CNRS) (Ref: OHM-E/2020/Proj.2)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Researcher)
Keywords
risk assessment, groundwater contamination, chemical complex
2017 – 2020

AgriNuPes - Integrated monitoring and control of water, nutrients and plant protection products towards a sustainable agricultural sector

Financed by
ERA-NET WaterWorks2015 (Ref. WaterJPI/002/2015)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Susana Carvalho (Work Package Coordinator – WP5); A Aguiar, M Santos, R Pereira (Team Members)
Keywords
fertigation, greenhouse horticulture, sensors, soilless cultivation, sustainable agriculture
2017 – 2020

Expressão da ciência nas políticas públicas relativas a obesidade: um estudo cross cultural

Financed by
Internacional // MCTI, CNPQ Brasil (Protocolo do SIGProj: 282053.1429.46159.07092017)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ana Pinto de Moura (PT Team leader); LM Cunha (Team member)
Keywords
obesogenic environment, public policies, text mining
2017 – 2020

VISCA – Vineyards Integrated Smart Climate Application

Financed by
H2020-EU-Innovation action (Grant agreement No. 730253)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Jorge Queiroz (FCUP coordinator); A Aguiar, A Carneiro, I Cabral, SMP Carvalho
Keywords
climate change, decision support systems, grapevine, modelling, wine
2018 – 2019

MATiSSe - Microplastics on AgriculTural SoilS: assessment of their impact on physical, chemical and biological soil properties

Financed by
Internacional // CNRS – OHM-Estarreja, Paris, France
Role of GreenUPorto members
Andrés Rodríguez Seijo (Project Coordinator); A Cachada, R Pereira (Team members)
Keywords
agricultural soils, contamination, soil, microplastic
2017 – 2018

NAMELESs - Nanomaterials for the Remediation of agriculture Metal contaminated soils surrounding the Estarreja chemical complex

Financed by
Internacional // CNRS – OHM-Estarreja, Paris, France (Ref. OHM-E/2017/Proj.3)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Project Coordinator); A Cachada, A Rodríguez Seijo (Team members)
Keywords
agricultural soils, contamination, soil, metals

National Projects

Currently active projects where Integrated Members of GreenUPorto participate or coordinate.

2020 – 2023

AGRIFOOD-XXI

Financed by
FEDER (ERDF)/Norte 2020 (Portugal 2020) (REF. NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000041)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira, Susana Carvalho, Luís Cunha (Researchers)
Keywords
plant elicitors, soil quality, soil quality indicators, vineyards
2020 – 2023

PEST(bio)CIDE - Better management Practices of Eucalypts burnt Stands by promoTing the use of leaf bIomass as bioCIDE

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; PCIF/GVB/0150/2018)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Fernanda Fidalgo (PI), Ruth Pereira (Co-PI); A. Cachada, T. Andreani, S. Bouguerra, I.V. Nogueira, C. Soares, B. Sousa, M.J. Martins (Team Members)
Keywords
Post-fire management, Sustainable agriculture, Invasive species, Assisted regeneration
2019 – 2022

SafeNPest - Synthesis and environmental safety of nanopesticides

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029343)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Ruth Pereira (Co-PI), Fernanda Fidalgo (Team member), Cristiano Soares (PhD student), Ana Gavina (PhD student)
Keywords
nanopesticides, environmental safety, cytotoxicity, ecotoxicity
2018 – 2022

StressNet - Membrane remodeling under stress: characterization of protein determinants and interaction networks

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; PTDC/BIA-FBT/32013/2017)
Role of GreenUPorto members
José Pissarra (PI), Susana Pereira (Co-PI); Cláudia Pereira, Ana séneca, Miguel Sampaio (Team Members)
Keywords
stress tolerance, unconventional pathways, membrane remodeling, endocytic pathways
2018 – 2021

4Cs – Consumer Cross Cultural Context – Avaliação intercultural de vinhos e produtos tradicionais portugueses

Financed by
NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-033790
Role of GreenUPorto members
Luís Miguel Cunha (Investigador Responsável), Susana Fonseca (Investigadora)
Keywords
2018 – 2021

BerryPlastid - Biosynthesis of secondary compounds in the grape berry: unlocking the role of the plastid

Financed by
FEDER (ERDF)/COMPETE 2020 (Portugal 2020) and national funds via FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028165)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Fernanda Fidalgo (PI from FCUP); Jorge Teixeira (Team Member), Cristiano Soares (PhD student)
Keywords
spatio-temporal variability, oxydative stress, fertilizer, echinoculture
2018 – 2021

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

Financed by
European Investment Funds and National Funds by FEDER/OE, Project IC&DT (ref. POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031131)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Manuel Fernandes-Ferreira (Coordinator); Rose Marie Sousa (Team member)
Keywords
biopesticides formulations, essential oils, infusions, silicon, micro-/nanotechnologies, transcriptomic, metabolomic
2018 – 2021

Val-WRACK - Wrack as high value resource in a global warming scenario. Is it worthy to invest on it?

Financed by
FEDER (ERDF)/COMPETE 2020 (Portugal 2020) and national funds via FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029818)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Fernanda Fidalgo (PI from FCUP); Cristiano Soares (PhD student)
Keywords
secondary metabolism, plastid, grapevine, fruit quality
2017 – 2020

Arroz BIG - Development of rice products with low glycemic index

Financed by
ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação (Projetos de I&DT empresas em copromoção P2020; Projeto 17931)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Luís M Cunha (Team leader), SC Fonseca, D Cabral (Team member)
Keywords
consumer perception, food related emotions, new product development, sensory profiling
2017 – 2020

MOBFood - Mobilizing scientific and technological knowledge in response to the challenges of the agri-food market

Financed by
Compete2020 – Projetos Mobilizadores (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-024524)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Luís M Cunha (Work Package Scientific Leader PPS8 – New Methodologies for the Evaluation of Consumer Perception), SC Fonseca, J Queiroz, SMP Carvalho (Team members)
Keywords
context, dynamic sensory profiling, mixed (virtual and augmented) reality systems, sensory panel performance, traditional products perception and profiling
2016 – 2020

Strawberry+: novel approaches for boosting strawberry quality from field to industry

Financed by
ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação (Projetos de I&DT empresas em copromoção P2020; POCI-01-0247-FEDER-017821)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Susana Carvalho (Project Scientific Coordinator); S Fonseca, L M Cunha, A Aguiar, M Wang (Team members)
Keywords
biostimulants, nutritional quality, physicochemical quality, sensorial quality, yield
2016 – 2019

(Fe)rrying plants to prevent chlorosis

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; PTDC/AGR-PRO/3515/2014)
Role of GreenUPorto members
SMP Carvalho (Team members)
Keywords
Fe-chelates, Iron deficiency chlorosis, Fe uptake mechanism, IDC gene markers
2016 – 2019

NUTRI4CAST - Nutritional forecasting: towards mitigating the impact of climate change on legume nutrition

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; PTDC/AGR-PRO/3972/2014)
Role of GreenUPorto members
SMP Carvalho (Team member)
Keywords
CO2, Common bean, iron, soybean
2016 – 2019

PSAlert - Kiwifruit Bacterial Canker: Exploring Tolerance Mechanisms and Novel Control Techniques

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; PTDC/AGR-PRO/6156/2014)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Susana Carvalho (Project co-coordinator); M Nunes da Silva (Team members)
Keywords
elicitors, G x E, kiwifruit, Pseudomonas syringae (PSA)
2016 – 2019

QuaLaty - Deciphering the grass pea (Lathyrus sativus) quality riddle. How can the omics technologies contribute to a demand-driven improvement in legume quality?

Financed by
FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology; PTDC/AGR-TEC/0992/2014)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Luís Cunha (Team member)
Keywords
children, consumer perception, fermented legumes, innovation
2016 – 2018

SMARTAgriFor Norte2020 – Promoting Agri-Food and Forestry Stakeholder Engagement for Knowledge transfer and SmartAgriFor partnerships

Financed by
FEDER/ Norte2020 - Sistema de Apoio às Ações Coletivas ‘Transferência de Conhecimento Cientifico e Tecnológico – Teaming’/ CCDR-N (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000023)
Role of GreenUPorto members
Susana Carvalho (UPorto co-coordinator); S Fonseca, L Cunha, J Queiroz (Team members)
Keywords
biostimulants, nutritional quality, physicochemical quality, sensorial quality, yield