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.
Modelling Portal “Quantitative Plant” Now Online
The modelling pilot Quantitative Plant is now operational. The online portal offers image analysis software tools, image data sets and plant models.
Call for Contributions to Special Issue
The International Plant Phenotyping Network is inviting contributions for a Plant Phenomics special issue on "Phenotyping for Sustainable Agriculture”.
Germany: Recent Developments in Plant Phenotyping
During a workshop at Botanikertagung in Rostock, Germany on 17 September 2019, most recent developments in plant phenotyping in Germany and Europe were presented.
New Ambition for European Science: Towards the ESFRI Roadmap 2021
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.
France: New Installations
Recent additions to the plant phenotyping infrastructure PHENOME-EMPHASIS
UK: PhenomUK, UKRI Infrastructure Roadmap Progress Report and International Research and Innovation Strategy
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.
Transnational Access Enabling Excellent Science
EPPN2020 provides access to 31 phenotyping facilities in Europe researchers from academia and industry by the Transnational Access projects.
PhenomUK: First Projects to Start in Autumn
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.
Virtual Reality in the Field – the vPheno Project
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.
Cyprus: Climate Change Initiative for the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East Region
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.
Serbia: Researchers Gain Transnational Access via EPPN2020
Several Serbian institutes actively engage in the EPPN2020 for transnational access.
4th Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020
Application deadline: 8th of July 2019
MIAPPE version 1.1
New version of MIAPPE published
3rd Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020
Application deadline: 28th of January 2019
5th IPPS Program in Adelaide, Australia 2018 (2.-5.18)
Special Issue "Computer Vision and Smart Agriculture"
Deadline for manuscript submission: 23 November 2018
Fixed-term Position for 36 months as Third-Level Researcher in the Field of Plant Ecophysiology and Phenotyping in Trentino, Italy
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Fixed-term Position for 36 months as Third-Level Researcher (R3) in the Field of Plant Phenotyping inTrentino, Italy
2nd Call for Transnational Access to the European Plant Phenotyping Network 2020
Application deadline: 29 June 2018
Call for Papers – Special Issue "Fluorescence Techniques: Understanding Crop Performance"
Deadline: Summer 2019
BMVC 2018 Workshop on Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping (CVPPP 2018) September 6, 2018, Newcastle, UK
Call for Papers
Submission due (full paper or 1 page abstract): 06 July 2018
Notification of acceptance: 17 July 2018
Camera-ready (full papers only): TBD
Workshop date: 06 Sept 2018