Pilot Projects 1st call for funding awardees confirmed:

PhenomUK received 13 applications in total. The outcome of our 1st call enabled us to fund four projects in this round. We would have liked to fund more but we encourage applications for our 2nd call, especially from early career researchers.

The four successful projects are as follows:

Award amount: £24,618

Principal investigator: Dr Bo Li Institute: NIAB EMR

Project Title: Investigation of microwave imaging for internal fruit quality and below-ground phenotyping.

Award amount: £18,480

Principal investigator: Professor Bruce Grieve Institute: University of Manchester

Project Title: Implementation of active 3D Multispectral imaging and photmetric stereo systems as early stage phenotyping tool for morphological features and biotic stress quantification within complementary demonstrator phenotyping centres (IBERS & P3)

Award amount: £24,881

Principal investigator: Dr Wenhao Zhang Institute: Centre for Machine Vision, Bristol Robotics Laboratory, UWE, Bristol

Project Title: An intelligent, low-cost adaptive 3D multi-scale imaging system for advanced plant phenotyping (PS-Plant+)

Award amount: £24,940

Principal investigator: Dr Ji Zhou

Project Title: Developing 2D-3D fusion to enable high-throughput phenotypic analysis of key yeild-related traits of bread wheat using cost-effective UAV imagery