Caterpillar final conference – May 5, 2023

The final conference of the Caterpillar project, moderated by Prof. Gianni Galaverna, deputy director of SITEIA-UNIPR, was held on Friday, May 5, at the Congress Center of the Parco Area Delle Scienze of the University of Parma (UNIPR). Dr. Vita Maria Cristiana Moliterni (CREA- Genomics and Bioinformatics) explained the innovations funded by the 2014-2020 Regional Read more about Caterpillar final conference – May 5, 2023[…]

Upcoming Caterpillar Final Conference

On Friday, May 5, 2023, from 2:00 p.m., the Final Conference of the CATERPILLAR Project will be held at the Parco Area Delle Scienze (Campus) University of Parma Conference Center. Dr. Patrizia Alberti, Head of Innovation, Training and Consulting Area – General Directorate of Agriculture, Hunting and Fisheries of the Emilia-Romagna Region and Beppe Croce, Read more about Upcoming Caterpillar Final Conference[…]

Caterpillar in the RURINNOVA competition

Caterpillar participated in the meeting held in Rome on March 1-2 entitled “Innovation and environmental sustainability: objectives and tools of the CAP 2023-2027.” The first day of the meeting provided an opportunity to start reflecting on the importance of innovation for environmental and climate issues and to illustrate the progress in the implementation of the Read more about Caterpillar in the RURINNOVA competition[…]


On 19 December 2022, a meeting was held at the CREA – Genomics and Bioinformatics in Fiorenzuola d’Arda (PC) between entrepreneurs and researchers on the path outlined by the Memorandum of Understanding between CREA, CIA, AGIA and Agricoltura e Vita, on genomic research and its applications in the agri-food sector. During the meeting, Dr. Vita Read more about OBIETTIVO RICERCA – 19 DECEMBER 2022[…]

HEMP FORUM: Business Exchange Programme & International Conference

The CATERPILLAR project’s scientific coordinator, Dr. Vita Maria Cristiana Moliterni, and Dr. Agr. Marco Errani, will speak, respectively, at the Business Exchange Program and the International Hemp Forum 2022 Conference to be held in Naples this week. Below their contributions and the programmes: Wednesday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Fiber retting, the Caterpillar project in Read more about HEMP FORUM: Business Exchange Programme & International Conference[…]


On the occasion of the 12th AISTEC conference entitled “CEREALS AND SCIENCE: resilience, sustainability and innovation”, held at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Naples “Federico II” (Portici), Prof. Eleonora Carini of the University of Parma presented the results obtained from the study “Bread from composite wheat flour and hemp cake: a qualitative Read more about 12th AISTEC CONFERENCE[…]

Fascination of Plant Day 2022

Great success of the Caterpillar Project presented during the event organized by CREA-GB in Fiorenzuola d’Arda, on May 17, 2022, as part of the “World Fascination of Plant Day 2022”. More than 100 visitors, divided into 5 groups, were “fascinated” by industrial hemp and its thousands of resources, and were able to appreciate the innovation Read more about Fascination of Plant Day 2022[…]