Pickolo™ is a colony-picker add-on for Tecan robots. The product enable advanced and fully automated micro-organism colony picking from agar plates, both Petri-dish and various multi-well plate formats, based on diverse criteria such as size, shape and color of the colonies. The product seamlessly installed on to the robot in just a few minutes. The software is easily integrated into regular Tecan scripts such as Freedom EVOware® software enabling colony picking downstream and upstream to other robotic tasks. The software generates automatic documentation of the picked colonies.