Get as RSS Feed
13.10.2020

First services for researchers as EMPHASIS moves into implementation phase

Implementation

Earlier this year, EMPHASIS has reached an important milestone: the establishment of the Interim General Assembly (IGA), a board of ten countries that have formally declared their intention of moving EMPHASIS towards operation. 

More
13.10.2020

Phenomics Webinars User Survey

PW User Survey

We are constantly striving to improve our webinar series and would very much appreciate your feedback.

More
22.09.2020

Phenome Emphasis Prolonged Until 2025

Phenome EMPHASIS

The French infrastructure Phenome Emphasis has been officially prolonged until 2025, with an extra funding of EUR 5 million.

More
16.09.2020

Nordic Network NordPlant Prolonged for Three Years

NordPlant

The Nordic network NordPlant has been prolonged until 2023 with funding from NordForsk.

More
14.09.2020

Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping (CVPPP) 2020

CVPPP

This year’s CVPPP was held alongside the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) on Friday 28 August online.

More
14.09.2020

Presentation material of the Nordic Plant Phenotyping field day available online

The Nordic Plant Phenotyping field day that was held here at NMBU on 17 June. This is an annual get-together for plant breeders and scientists in the Nordic countries to get in touch with field phenotyping activities and learn about the latest development.

More
09.09.2020

Industry News:  Agronomix Software & Progeny Drone launch strategic alliance on UAS data integration to accelerate plant breeding and agronomic research

Leading Agricultural Research Software company teams with fast-growing startup on integrating outputs from its unique image stitching and data extraction application for images from Unoccupied Aerial Systems (UAS, also referred to as UAVs).

More
10.06.2020

Interdrought 2020 congress proceedings now online

Interdrought 2020

Interdrought 2020, organized by CIMMYT and the University of Queensland, was scheduled to take place in Mexico City in March 2020. As it was not possible to proceed with face-to-face meetings due to the travel restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee delivered the scientific program online.

More
09.06.2020

Sixth and final call for application for transnational access to European plant phenotyping facilities

EPPN2020

EPPN2020 has just launched its sixth call for application for transnational access, open to European groups but also open (to a limited extent) to groups originating from emerging countries or international research centers. The call closes on 26th of October 2020.

More
05.05.2020

Launch of Phenomics Webinars

Phenomics Webinars

To compensate for the cancellation of many scientific conferences and opportunities to discuss latest developments in the field, the plant phenotyping initiatives IPPN, EPPN2020 and EMPHASIS are launching a webinar series on plant phenotyping. We are looking for contributions from researchers from all phenotyping-related fields.

More
24.03.2020

The EMPHASIS Photo Competition

EMPHASIS Photo Competition

It’s competition time: EMPHASIS is launching a photo competition in plant phenotyping in collaboration with IPPN and sponsored by LemnaTech and DPPN. Send us your best plant phenotyping photos and be in for a chance of winning a high-end camera!

More
02.03.2020

Special issue on Statistics, Bioinformatics, and Machine Learning Methods in Phenomics

Plant Phenomics is pleased to announce a special issue on Statistics, Bioinformatics, and Machine Learning Methods in Phenomics.

Submission Deadline: April 1st, 2020

More
06.02.2020

Call for papers: "Plant Phenomics And Precision Agriculture"

PLOS ONE is calling for papers on plant phenomics and precision agriculture research. The deadline for submission is 5 June 2020.


More
12.12.2019

5th Call for Transnational Access is open! Application deadline: 8th of January 2020

The EPPN2020 provides researchers from academia and industry with access to 31 phenotyping facilities in Europe. The facilities can be used for experiments with either scientific or technological objectives. EPPN2020 has launched the fifth call for access, open to European groups and (to a limited extent) to groups from emerging countries or international research centers.

More
26.11.2019

Modelling Portal “Quantitative Plant” Now Online

Quantitative Plant

The modelling pilot Quantitative Plant is now operational. The online portal offers image analysis software tools, image data sets and plant models. 

More
25.11.2019

Call for Contributions to Special Issue

Plant Phenomics

The International Plant Phenotyping Network is inviting contributions for a Plant Phenomics special issue on "Phenotyping for Sustainable Agriculture”. 

More
22.10.2019

Germany: Recent Developments in Plant Phenotyping

Botanikertagung 2019

During a workshop at Botanikertagung in Rostock, Germany on 17 September 2019, most recent developments in plant phenotyping in Germany and Europe were presented.

More
04.10.2019

New Ambition for European Science: Towards the ESFRI Roadmap 2021

ESFRI

Launching the call for proposals for the ESFRI Roadmap 2021, Jan Hrušák, Chair of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures, called for a new ambition for European science to go beyond the existing frontiers of knowledge and find sustainable solutions to growing global challenges. 

More
30.07.2019

France: New Installations

Phenome-Emphasis

Recent additions to the plant phenotyping infrastructure PHENOME-EMPHASIS

More
25.07.2019

Transnational Access Enabling Excellent Science

EPPN2020

EPPN2020 provides access to 31 phenotyping facilities in Europe researchers from academia and industry by the Transnational Access projects.

More
25.07.2019

UK: PhenomUK, UKRI Infrastructure Roadmap Progress Report and International Research and Innovation Strategy

PhenomUK

The national phenotyping network PhenomUK was formally launched in February 2019 with first projects to start in autumn. In other news, phenotyping is highlighted as a key emerging theme in the UKRI Infrastructure Roadmap Progress Report, and the UK reaffirms its commitment to a strong research partnership with Europe in its International Research and Innovation Strategy.

More
24.07.2019

PhenomUK: First Projects to Start in Autumn

PhenomUK

PhenomUK builds on advances in fundamental engineering and physical sciences, bringing the necessary disciplines into closer contact and promoting an integrated, holistic view of the phenotyping process across the UK.

More
17.07.2019

Virtual Reality in the Field – the vPheno Project

Plant phenotyping in virtual reality using the prototype developed in the vPheno project. Photo: Pål S. Vindfallet

Prototype developed as part of
vPheno. Photo: Pål S. Vindfallet

The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is coordinating an industrial innovation project in plant breeding that seeks to combine high throughput field phenotyping with genomic selection and virtual reality in collaboration with the plant breeding company Graminor, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico  as well as Boston University in the USA.

More
16.07.2019

Cyprus: Climate Change Initiative for the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East Region

Cyprus Climate Change Initiative

On 22 May 2019, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus approved the action plan submitted by the Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, regarding the initiative by the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades to address Climate Change on a regional level.

More
15.07.2019

Serbia: Researchers Gain Transnational Access via EPPN2020

Serbian News

Several Serbian institutes actively engage in the EPPN2020 for transnational access. 

More
02.05.2019

4th Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020

EPPN2020

 

Application deadline: 8th of July 2019

More
27.01.2019

MIAPPE version 1.1

MIAPPE

 New version of MIAPPE published

More
08.10.2018

3rd Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020

EPPN2020

 

Application deadline: 28th of January 2019

More
04.09.2018

5th IPPS Program in Adelaide, Australia 2018 (2.-5.18)

06.07.2018

Special Issue "Computer Vision and Smart Agriculture"

MDPI

   

Deadline for manuscript submission: 23 November 2018

More
27.06.2018

Call for Papers – Special Issue "Fluorescence Techniques: Understanding Crop Performance"

Agronomy

   

Deadline: Summer 2019

More
14.04.2018

IPPN extends the membership base by including industry members