Prices for commercial customers

Valid from 01.09.2015 (VAT not included) 


Use of electron microscopes (per hour spent on microscope):

  • Tecnai 12 TEM 216.00 /h
  • Jeol JEM-1400 TEM 216.00 /h
  • Quanta 250 FEG-SEM 216.00 /h

Microscope operator services 160.00 /h

Training for the use of microscopes is not charged for projects using at least 10 microscopy hours.
For shorter projects, operator services are charged in addition to the microscope usage hours.

Specimen preparation:

Specimen embedding:

  • Standard protocols, 3 blocks/sample 86.00 /sample


  • Plastic sectioning (including 3 grids/sample + post-staining) 80.00 /sample
  • Cryo-sectioning (including up to 10 grids) 280.00 /sample

High pressure freezing (including specimen carriers) 300.00 + technical time

Freeze substitution 54.00 /sample

Critical point drying 90.00 /run

Use of platinum sputter 45.00 /run

Use of carbon coater 36.00 /run

Use of glow discharge unit 20.00 /run

Technical time 97.00 /h