Ecoid Prototypes have been used by various organisations at different locations around the globe.
These prototypes were further developed and deployed through the Confluence Project.
Chris Speed, University of Edinburgh, Yamaguchi University, Japan.
In October 2009 Hamer Dodds was asked by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to organize a weekend event as part of the International Year of Biodiversity initiative. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is widely regarded as being in the top four scientific gardens in the world. It is, literally, a living laboratory. This function needed to be reflected in the workshops over the weekend. The subject of the weekend’s events was phylogeny.