DEMETER

LOGO DEMETER miniDEMETER is a Research Organization with 735 personnel of whom 106 are researchers in the Directorate of Agricultural Research. The Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products and Wine employs 10 researchers, 19 scientific personnel (5 Ph.D, 3 MSc), and 9 administrative and support staff.


Qualifications, expertise and know-how:
DEMETER is the major agricultural research institution in Greece. It comprises 65 research institutes and experimental stations. It maintains close links with most Greek Universities as well as much official collaboration with international organizations and institutions (FAO, IPGRI, OECD, INRA, DLO, etc.), universities and industries. The last years the Institute of Wine has developed collaboration at national and European level participating as coordinator or partner in many projects (e.g. GR-YEASTS, ADAPT-Bis). The main research activities include the exploration of factors affecting wine quality, the evaluation of native grape varieties for the production of premium wines, the development of new technologies in winemaking production and preservation, studying the physiology, genetics and molecular biology of wine yeasts and bacteria. The institute is fully equipped on both laboratory and pilot plant level to conduct research in wine fermentation and for carrying out the submitted project.

Scientific Team:

Contact details:
Hellenic Agricultural Organization-Demeter, Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products and Wine of Athens, Sofokli Venizelou 1, 14123 Lycovrissi, Attica, Greece

Tel: +30210282811
Fax: +302102844954
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