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AI4Life Open Call for Bioimage Analysis Support (deadline 31 March)

The European project AI4Life aims at narrowing the gap between life scientists performing biological imaging and developers of AI-based methods to analyze microscopy image data.

The deadline for this call is the 31st of March 2023 at Noon UTC.

This is the first of a series of annual open calls, meant to provide life scientists who have unmet image analysis needs with adequate deep learning enhanced workflows for their desired analyses.

While we are happy to hear about all your use cases, we are particularly interested in problems that are likely not unique to your own work but limit the rate of scientific discovery for multiple individuals and/or scientific groups and communities.

What are the requirements for participation?

  • You are working in the life sciences and are analyzing scientific image data.
  • The subset of your raw data required by us to work on your analysis task is (or will be before the project starts) openly accessible under a permissive license, e.g. CC-BY, CC-BY-SA, or CC0.
  • The outcomes of our collaborative efforts can be shared (e.g., on the AI4Life website or open-access publication).

Why are you doing this?

One of the goals of AI4Life is to bring life science and computer science closer together. Our aim is to demonstrate that there is untapped potential that can be unleashed by simply creating a tighter-knit community that is on one hand tech savvy enough to implement methods and tools based on the latest trends in AI, and on the other hand solves data analysis problems that exist in the life sciences.

More information here

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