Innotransfer Agroalimentation | Innovation opportunities in the horticultural sector
May 27, 2021 10:30 a.m. Online

Innotransfer Agroalimentation | Innovation opportunities in the horticultural sector


The open innovation program Innotransfer launches in this third edition of 2021 a series of specific webinars on various areas of development in the agri-food sector. These technical meetings aim to give visibility to innovation opportunities detected by the Fundació Parc Científic Universitat de València in different agrotech areas.

In this webinar we will deepen, from the hand of Cooperatives Agroalimentàries, in the needs of the production and distribution of fruits and vegetables. And, after that, research groups and companies will present new developments to implement solutions in this field.


10:30-10:40 h. Presentation of Innotransfer Agri-Food 2021 and the conference
Juan José Borrás, Director of the University of Valencia Science Park.

10:40-11:00 h. The fruit and vegetable sector in the Valencian Region
Ruben Alejandro Cohen, Responsible for the Communication Area of the Federació Cooperatives Agroalimentàries CV

11:00-11:50 h. Presentation of innovation opportunities

- Automatic inspection of the composition and internal quality of agri-food products. José Blasco. IVIA

- Control of phytopathogenic fungi using naturally occurring antifungal proteins. Jose F. Marcos. IATA-CSIC

- Control of pests and diseases through the controlled release of biocides of natural origin or other active substances. Tania Mariel. UPV-IDM

- Use of chelators for the control of phytopathogenic fungi. Luis González-Candelas. IATA-CSIC

- Improvement of fruit quality and control of diseases and pests. Enrique J. Carrasco. UV

- Diagnosis of diseases and pests using mobile robotics and photonic sensors. Ricardo Díaz. REDIT-AINIA

- Digital horticultural twin for crop and processing optimization. Raul Hussein. REDIT-ITI

11:50-11:55 h. Challenge presentation

  • Sustainable use of auxiliary fauna in woody crops. Nicolás Juste. ANECOOP

11:55-12:10 h. Round of questions
12:10-12:15 h. Presentation of new challenges, dates of upcoming seminars and closing.


The seminar will be broadcasted through the GoToMeeting platform. In order to participate in this technical seminar, prior registration is required through the following form:

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Communication and Marketing Area of the FPCUV ( / 96354 38 41).