GIFS Core Research Collaborators


Core researchers at GIFS are working with the following institutes on research related to Seeds, Roots-Soil and Digital Agriculture



  • La Trobe University
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organizatio



  • Embrapa Maize and Sorghum
  • Universidade Federal de Viçosa
  • Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul
  • Universidade Católica Dom Bosco


United States of America:

  • Cornell University
  • US Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service
  • Duke University 
  • Colorado State University, Fort Colins



  • Okayama University 



  • Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University 
  • Agricultural Genomics Institute, Shenzhen


  • Leibniz Institute for Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben
  • Aura Optik, Jena
  • Leibniz Institut für Photonische Technoogien (IPHT), Jena
  • Leibniz Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie, Halle
  • Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • University of Heidelberg
  • PharmaPlant, GmbH



  • Canadian National Research Council
  • University of British Columbia 


Czech Republic:

  • Central European Institute of Technology



  • Institutt for klinisk medisin, Universitetet I Oslo



  • CONICET, CERZOS-CCT, Bahia Blanca

GIFS Affiliate Research Collaborators


  • La Trobe University   
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization   



  • Embrapa Maize and Sorghum  
  • Universidade Federal de Viçosa  
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais   



  • University of Toronto   



  • Sichuan University  
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences   
  • Zhejiang University   
  • Tea Research Institute Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences   
  • Yunnan Agricultural University   
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences   
  • Southwest University   
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences   
  • Shanxi Agricultural University   
  • Guangxi University   
  • Hangzhou Normal University   
  • Zhejiang A&F University   


Czech Republic

  • Palacký University in Olomouc   
  • Crop Research Institute   



  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique   



  • Heidelberg University   
  • Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research   
  • Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg   
  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg  



  • College of Agriculture, Tripura   



  • National Agriculture and Food Research Organization   
  • The University of Tokyo   



  • University of GdaƄsk   
  • UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz   


United States of America

  • Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research   
  • Cornell University   
  • University of Texas   
  • University of Rochester   
  • Colorado State University   



  • Universidad de Granada   


GIFS Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre Collaborators


P2IRC researchers have been working with the following institutes on research related to Phenometrics, Image Acquisition Technologies, Computational Informatics of Crop Phenotype Data and Societal and Developing World Impact:



  • Grupo CEO SA 



  • SGA Solutions Pty Ltd  
  • La Trobe University   
  • Murdoch University  
  • Queensland University of Technology    
  • The University of Western Australia (UWA)   
  • University of Melbourne   



  • Bayer CropScience   


  • GYDLE   
  • Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition   
  • National Research Council Canada   
  • University of Calgary   
  • University of Ottawa   
  • University of Saskatchewan   
  • University of Toronto   
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada  



  • BGI-Shenzhen, BGI Genomics   
  • Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences  
  • Northwest A&F University   



  • Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation   


Czech Republic

  • Palacký University   



  • CEA–Institut de Biologie François-Jacob   
  • INRIA/CIRAD/INRA Project-team Virtual Plants, UMR AGAP   
  • Irtsea, UMR TETIS, Maison de la Teledetection 
  • Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)    
  • the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development    
  • Universite Paris Diderot   
  • CNRS   
  • GDEC (Genetics, Diversity and Ecophysiology of Cereals)   
  • GDEC, INRA, UCA, 5 Chemin de Beaulieu   
  • INRA, CNRGV, chemin de Borde Rouge   
  • Institute of Plant Sciences–Paris-Saclay   
  • Monsanto  
  • Université d’Evry   
  • URGI, INRA, Université Paris-Saclay   



  • Helmholtz Zentrum München,   
  • Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz 
  • Julius Kühn-Institut, Institute for Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology    
  •  German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)   
  • Helmholtz Center Munich, Plant Genome and Systems Biology (PGSB)   
  • Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research   
  • Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research   
  • Technical University of Munich   



  • Agricultural Institute   



  • ICAR–National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources   
  • Punjab Agricultural University   
  • University of Delhi South Campus   



  • NRGene Ltd   
  • Agricultural Research Organization (ARO),   
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev  
  • Israel Institute of Technology   
  • Tel Aviv University   
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem   
  • The Weizmann Institute of Science  
  • University of Haifa   


  • Instituto di Genomica Applicata   
  • University of Bologna   
  • Council of Agricultural Research and Economics-Research Centre for Genomics and Bioinformatics   
  • Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation   
  • Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology   



  • Kyoto University   
  • Institute of Crop Science   Japan
  • National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences   



  • Keygene   
  • Komen Bioscience Consultancy   
  • Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation   



  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences  



  • Research Center of Biotechnology of the Russian Academy of Sciences  
  • Moscow State University   
  • The Federal Research Center Institute of Cytology and Genetics   


Saudi Arabia

  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology   


South Africa

  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research   
  • Forestry and Fisheries   



  • Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible (IAS-CSIC)
  • Universidad de Málaga     



  • University of Zurich   



  • Makerere University   



  • Earlham Institute  
  • International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC)   
  • John Innes Centre   
  • Natural History Museum  
  • Rothamsted Research   
  • Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation   
  • The Sainsbury Laboratory   
  • University of Greenwich  
  • University of Leeds  


United States of America

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln  
  • Bayer CropScience   
  • Colorado State University   
  • Donald Danforth Plant Science Center   
  • Eversole Associates   
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)  
  • Kansas State University   
  • Lagom Ag Initiativ   
  • Montana State University   
  • South Dakota State University   
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-Agricultural Research Service   
  • University of California, Davis  
  • University of Illinois   
  • University of Maryland   
  • University of Minnesota   
  • University of New Hampshire   
  • International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium   



  • University of South Wales