The UPC Technology Center (CIT UPC) has officially joined the Catalan Wine Cluster (INNOVI), a non-profit association who main aim is to promote the competitiveness of companies in the Catalan wine sector and auxiliary industries.
INNOVI promotes initiatives to foster and participate in research, development and innovation projects in the Catalan, Spanish and European wine sector. INNOVI promotes opportunities for collaboration and innovation among companies in the sector and associated entities, which contributes to its members’ strategic information and technology to improve competitiveness.
The incorporation of the CIT UPC will increase collaboration with companies associated with the sector. The CIT UPC will contribute its expert knowledge and specialisation in UPC technologies, in the characterisation and development of production processes, to promote innovation.
The cluster was founded in 2009 and has over 64 members including companies and associated entities, such as grape growers, producers of wine and sparkling wine, auxiliary industries and services, as well as universities and technology centres, local governments and other relevant agents in the sector.