NFDI4Bioimage – TA3-Hackathon in Cologne


The CEPLAS Data Science and Data Management team supported the Hackathon which took place at CECAD at the University of Cologne.

Between November, 29th and December, 1st, the CEPLAS Data Science and Management team supported with organization and participation the first NFDI4Bioimage – TA3-Hackathon.

All participants from various TAs (Task Areas) of NFDI4Bioimage and our DataPLANT guest actively contributed via presentation, hacking, discussion and documentation on four topics. These correspond to various measures in TA3 (and TA1 & 5) of NFDI4Bioimagecomprising OMERO-ARC interoperability, REMBI and mapping as well as the Neuroglancer.

The results are available to the community on Github: This will serve as the basis to continue the work towards OMERO-ARC interoperability during the de.NBI BioHackathon Germany in December 2023(

The NFDI4Bioimage - TA3-Hackathon - UoC-2023 was jointly organized by members of CECAD Imaging Facility, CEPLAS, C3RDM, RRZK & TRR341 + support from CECAD-IT and RRZK: Eik Dahms, Niraj Kandpal, Astrid Schauss, Andrea Schrader, Monica Valencia-Schneider, Peter Zentis and the TA3 co-lead Torsten Stöter (LIN, Magdeburg) with support from Moritz Hövels and Daniel Wickeroth.