2018 OIV Research grant program

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Within the framework of developing its Strategic Plan, the OIV grants research scholarships in priority programme fields on a yearly basis. Grants offered within the framework of this programme are short term (six months to fifteen months maximum) and are provided for specific post graduate training programmes. Targeted candidates must be very qualified, with the desire to pursue their research, further knowledge and keep up on the latest progress made in their field of study and/or work.

2018 - OIV Research grant program in support of priority programme fields

Application forms must be filled out and sent to the OIV - OIV – Research grants – 18, rue d’Aguesseau – 75008 Paris – or job@oiv.int

Deadline for submitting requests: 4th October 2018

Priority themes for 2018 research grants

This year, special attention will be given to:


  • The water footprint in viticulture
  • Sustainable development and environmental protection
  • Vine diseases: trunk diseases and others


  • Chemical and functional characterisation of oenological tannins
  • Technological action and impact at the level of the stability and filterability of proteases in oenology
  • Reduction of sulphur dioxide at the technological and microbiological levels
  • Methods of analysis with low environmental impact
  • Authenticity and traceability of wines: physical treatments and methods of analysis

Economy and Law

  • E-commerce
  • Wine tourism
  • The impact of the political economy on the wine market

Safety and Health

  • The effects of wine consumption on degenerative diseases
  • Changes in consumption habits including among young people
  • Contaminants, toxins and additives, in particular sulphites, arsenic, zinc and cadmium

More information

OIV Research grant program in support of priority programme fields 
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