University of Dundee

OME receives £1.4M Biomedical Resource Award

30 Aug 2016

The OME Team has been awarded a £1.4M Biomedical Resource Award from the Wellcome Trust to extend the capabilities of its Bio-Formats image file reading library.  On receiving the award, Jason Swedlow, Professor of Quantitative Cell Biology and co-founder of OME said “the award is a recognition of the continuing growth of quantitative imaging in the life and biomedical sciences and the scientific community’s need for open source, community-driven tools for handling large, multidimensional image data sets. The whole OME Team is excited and grateful to have this opportunity to extend the capabilities of Bio-Formats, the software library used by many thousands of scientists worldwide to access and analyse their image data.”

 

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