Founding developers Andres de Groot, Joop Bos, John van Veldhuijzen, Joris Coppens and Tycho Hoogland

The Mechatronics department, De Zeeuw and Willuhn labs at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience with Tycho Hoogland as main coordinator developed the NINscope.It is based on the design pioneered by Mark Schnitzer's Lab at Stanford and published in Nature Methods in 2011. The NINscope builds on the work by the UCLA Miniscope Team and uses the UCLA Miniscope DAQ v3.2 with only minor modifications.