Dear Open-Source friends, here are the latest news around the Open Source Imaging Initiative (OSI²), a collaborative effort towards open source research and the development of an open source MRI. Updates include Paris the city of love and open source, open source standards/hardware for RF coil developers and newest publications with open source content.

17th October 2017 Imagining OSI2 around tapas at the ESMRMB 2017

Let's have some food and drinks together in Barcelona.


20th August 2017 From the Pacific to the Mediterranean

The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine gave a warm welcome to in its 25th annual meeting held in Hawaii (ISMRM 2017). The initiative raised interest through the two presentations and the two study group sessions offered by Lukas Winter. The next congress in our sight is the 34th annual scientific meeting of the European Society for...


29th March 2017 Goodbye Olsztyn…Aloha Hawaii

After presenting (Lionel Broche, University of Aberdeen, Scotland) at the European Network on NMR Relaxometry (EURELAX) in Olsztyn Poland earlier this year we are heading next to Hawaii for the 25th annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM 2017). Our abstracts got accepted for oral and e-poster presentations and we are excited to ride...


24th March 2017 Join OSI² on Slack

Talk to us! After an initial testing phase we are ready to communicate over Slack. Do you want to discuss, share ideas, participate, criticize, inspire, motivate and basically shape the future of Open Source Imaging? Then follow the instructions here: and join our Slack channel Open Source Imaging. The Slack channels are for discussions around various OSI² topics. Concrete tasks...


31st December 2016 Happy old year, Happy new year!

With the year 2016 ending we would like to say thank you to all of you for your tremendous support! This was the year of birth of and the start of the open source imaging initiative. It was a lot of fun watching our initiative grow and develop. A short update on the latest events.

Dr. Nikola Stikov, founder of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, visited Stanford University last week and spoke on the topic of modern science communication with the goal of communicating science to a broader audience using blogging.

A petition has been started by Michael Hansen (NIH, Bethesda, US) and others working on Open Source Software in the MR community to create an ISMRM study group on reproducible research. We talked to Michael and once the study group is formed Open Source Hardware will be included as well. So please support this great initiative! Sign the...