Developing tools at the Institute

The Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior provides access to the cutting-edge technology, next generation tools, and world-class animal facilities required to make major advances in the study of behavior. MPI-AB’s tech environment includes core experimental facilities for virtual reality and ultra-high resolution animal tracking, and space-based animal observation. It also includes a team of staff scientists who work with researchers across MPI-AB to apply technological and analytical tools ranging from advanced imaging to the latest techniques from deep learning. Our data and code is shared openly, with a range of freely-available quantitative tools to power the study of animal behavior.

Experimental Facilities
Where behavior meets quantitative tools
Advanced Research Technology
Innovations in technology and analysis
Data and Tools
From data to discovery
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