Category: News

UK Plant and Crop Phenotyping Infrastructure (UKPCPI) Scoping Project: Expression of Interest – Phenotyping Facilities Survey

Expression of Interest – Phenotyping FacilitiesBBSRC recently announced a 2-year £2.4M Infrastructure Scoping Project which aims to address the challenges of crop resilience and global food security through a national distributed infrastructure in plant and crop phenotyping. A key goal of this project is to assess the feasibility of a mechanism for national plant and…

Continue reading

How can computers help crops grow better?

Read the the report on how computers have revoluntionised plant science. The report is aimed at educating students who are interested in the area of plant Science, Phenotyping and agritechnology including Computer Science.

Purchase mid-range equipment for biosciences research: ALERT 2021 Apply for funding for mid-range equipment for research across BBSRC’s scientific areas. You must be a researcher from an eligible UK research organisation. You can only lead on one application. The full economic cost of your equipment can be up to £1 million. We will fund 100% of the full economic cost. Awards must…

Continue reading

Technology Touching Life Networks e-Event

by Technology Touching Life Networks Technology Touching Life Networks e-Event by Technology Touching Life Networks Showcasing achievements of UKRI funded technology networks & future directions About this event Day 1: 13:00-16:00 BST, 28 September 2021 Day 2: 13:00-16:00 BST, 29 September 2021 The five UKRI funded TTL networks – 3DBioNet, Imaging BioPro, Integrated Biological Imaging, Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies & PhenomUK – are jointly organising this…

Continue reading

Algorithms for Plant Phenotyping Imaging: Turning Today’s Limitations into Tomorrow’s Strengths

For more information about the Special Issue, please see: Summary : The last decade has seen an exponential increase in methodological articles in the area of high throughput phenotyping imaging. Most of them aim to extract quantitative and qualitative information about plants development in response to their environments. This diversity in algorithms is reflecting:…

Continue reading

Outcome of the PhenomUK 2nd call for Funding – October 2020

PhenomUK are pleased to announce the following projects were successful in the 2nd call for pilot project funding: A third call for funding pilot projects will be made in early 2021 John Ferguson – University of Nottingham Project Title Leveraging optical topography for rapid reconstructions of 3D leaf surfaces to address key questions in plant…

Continue reading

Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping (CVPPP) 2020

This year’s CVPPP was held alongside the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) on Friday 28th August. Due to Covid-19 ECCV 2020 and its workshops were held online. All CVPPP papers, oral or poster, had a 10 minute pre-recorded video presentation which was made available to attendees, together with the paper, in advance of the workshop…

Continue reading


Title:  Phenotyping at the World Vegetable Center By: Dr. Roland Schafleitner (World Vegetable Center, Taiwan) Date:  September 4th  2020 / Time: 14:00   (Berlin Time) /  7.00 AM (CDT) For Details: