The winery and the University School of Agricultural Engineering sign a collaboration agreement to promote technological development and research through the masters ‘Connected Agroindustry and Sustainability’ and ‘Wine Marketing 4.0’
La Seca, July 14, 2020. – The shared objectives for cultural dissemination, research and technological development between the School of Agricultural and Agro-environmental Engineering of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, INEA, and the cooperative winery Bodega Cuatro Rayas have been reflected in a collaboration agreement recently signed. Both entities will cooperate in this common interest with the development of training actions around the masters of Connected Agroindustry and Sustainability Y Wine Marketing 4.0 , as well as in virtual INEA courses related to the world of wine. In this way, the group of collaborating companies with INEA- Chair of Agrifood Innovation and Sustainability that maintain the interest in promoting the training and updating of students and professionals in the sector to face the challenges of the future.
The collaboration agreement offers a framework of mutual support in the development of training actions and research of common interest. Nine points that open possibilities for collaboration such as final Master’s projects focused on relevant aspects for the winery; visits and internships by INEA students in Cuatro Rayas Winery ; participation in research projects promoted by the wine company or the exchange of knowledge of professionals through visits, tastings, conferences, conferences or masterclasses, preferably on Friday or Saturday mornings. At the same time, this collaboration includes the dissemination of all INEA specialized training among professionals and favoring the expansion of knowledge as a subsidized activity by FUNDAE.
Green & Social Commitment
This agreement confirms the interest of both parties to promote the future of the sector and their commitment to the value of innovation and sustainability among professionals and future professionals. Bodega Cuatro Rayas maintains a firm commitment to the environment and society under its Green & Social seal. Since its origins, caring for the countryside and the well-being of those who inhabit rural areas have been one of the Cooperative’s priorities; This philosophy inspires the current Strategic Plan, which establishes that the mission of Bodega Cuatro Rayas is to guarantee sustainability and generational change in the wine-growing environment.