PhenoSys is a research- and development-oriented company based in Berlin, Germany. We engineer and market cutting edge technology for automated animal behaviour research. Our team draws on extensive expertise of electrical and mechanical engineering, computer science, and behavioural biology.
PhenoSys offers unique, automated instrumentation in the field of behaviour biology. This includes specialised applications of virtual reality and touch screen technology for animal behaviour environments and RFID (transponder) operated devices in home cage environments. Our experimental systems are used for behavioural phenotyping, brain research, experimental psychology, and the diagnostic characterisation of animal models for translational medicine.
The company founder and president Prof. Dr. York Winter also holds a position as chair in cognitive neurobiology at Humboldt University, Berlin, and leads the Berlin Mouse Clinic for Neurology and Psychiatry associated with the Center of Excellence “NeuroCure” (www.neurocure.de) at the Charité medical school, Berlin.