Seeking a method for controlling the implantation of yeasts during alcoholic fermentation

  • Familia Torres
  • From Spain
  • Responsive
  • Project Size Range : 50,000 - 250,000 €
  • Deadline completed
    The submission process for new proposals is closed. Proposals submitted before the deadline will follow the standard evaluation process.

Desired outcome

We are interested in knowing if during the alcoholic fermentation yeasts that are fermenting are the same ones that have been inoculated. The molecular method we use is long, we need 2 days to obtain the yeast colony, 1 day to get enough biomass and finally, 1 day to obtain de mitocondrial DNA and do the electrophoresis to know the result.

We would like to go faster in obtaining the yeast and the biomass needed to get the result, especially.

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Details of the Innovation Need

The molecular method has to be determined at the strain yeast.


  • Fast
  • Nonexpensive

Related Keywords

  • Biological Sciences
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology Technology
  • Fermentation
  • Agrofood Industry
  • Technologies for the food industry
  • Food Processing
  • Food quality and safety
  • Food Microbiology / Toxicology / Quality Control
  • Safe production methods
  • Micro- and Nanotechnology related to agrofood
  • Other recombinant DNA
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology Market
  • Enzymology/Protein Engineering/Fermentation
  • Molecular diagnosis
  • Consumer related
  • Food and Beverages
  • Wine and liquors
  • Health food
  • Soft drinks and bottling plants
  • yeast

About Familia Torres

Since its founding in 1870, Familia Torres has combined tradition and innovation with the aim of making premium wine and brandy, always with the utmost respect for the environment. Familia Torres’s roots in Penedès, near Barcelona, go back more than three centuries, and it has historically had wineries and vineyards in Penedès, Conca de Barberà, Priorat and Costers del Segre.

The commitment to protect the land and environment, the pursuit of excellence, and a passion for wine culture has been passed down from generation to generation. Fourth generation family member Miguel A. Torres pioneered the planting of Cabernet Sauvignon in Spain, creating Mas La Plana in 1970. For the fifth generation, the focus is on making wines from unique vineyards and recovering ancestral varieties in Catalonia, as well as in other parts of Spain and Chile. Not only is this project reviving the wine growing heritage of these regions, but in light of climate change, it may also provide future solutions.

Familia Torres is also present in Chile, California, and other iconic Spanish regions with its singular wines and vineyards. Torres is a member of Primum Familiae Vini, an association of 12 wine families who are among the most prestigious wine producers of their regions.

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