Call for Grand Challenge Proposals

The Grand Challenges present a set of problems aimed at engaging the image processing research community into a competition of solving these interesting and challenging problems. Proposals for Grand Challenges are sought in all areas of imaging, image and video processing, and computer vision. We are particularly interested in proposals that represent the real-world challenges in industry applications. Proposers are encouraged to find an industry partner who can collaborate on and sponsor the proposed Challenge, though a sponsorship is not required for submitting a proposal.

ICIP 2017 will organize a special session where the winning solutions to the Grand Challenges will be presented, and the corresponding papers will be published in the ICIP 2017 Proceedings.

A proposal for Grand Challenges must contain the following:


All proposals shall be submitted via email to For inquiries regarding Grand Challenges, please send emails to


The deadline for submitting grand challenges proposals has passed. The list of accepted grand challenges can be found here.

Call for Grand Challenge (PDF)