RMS Corporate Members

  • 3i-Intelligent Imaging Innovations

    3i designs and manufactures technologies for living cell, live cell, and intravital fluorescence microscopy including digital holography, spinning disk confocal, multi-photon and lightsheet. Over 1000 customers worldwide use 3i's SlideBook microscopy software to manage everything from instrument control to image capture, processing and data analysis.  Established in 1994, 3i is headquartered in Denver, Colorado (USA) with offices in London, United Kingdom, and Göttingen, Germany.

    Find out more about 3i (Intelligent Imaging Innovations) 

  • Agar Scientific

    Agar Scientific. Microscopy, Lab and Medical supplies at your fingertips

    A leading international supplier of scientific instruments and accessories for over 40 years, Agar Scientific specialises in consumables and equipment supporting all forms of microscopy. Agar Scientific provides a fast, efficient online and offline ordering service, allowing customers to purchase with ease from our extensive range of laboratory and medical supplies and equipment. Our technical support staff has a wealth of experience in specimen preparation and microscopy techniques.

    Our online catalogue of microscopy products includes:
    TEM Grids - Apertures - Calibration standards - SEM stubs - Specimen preparation equipment - Filaments - Tweezers - Slides & cover glasses - Vacuum coating - Fixatives and resins - EM support films - Magnifiers - Specimen storage

    We welcome enquiries regarding the use of any of our products, along with any suggestions for additions to our range. Orders ship from our UK headquarters in Stansted, Essex, and through our established network of agents and distributors who provide technical and applications support worldwide.

    Agar Scientific maintains a documented quality plan specifying our manufacturing and distribution processes and is approved by SGS to ISO9001:2008.

    Find out more about Agar Scientific
    Web: www.agarscientific.com LinkedIn: Agar Scientific Twitter: @agarscientific

  • Ametek B.V.

    EDAX is a leading provider of innovative materials characterization systems encompassing Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS), Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometry (WDS), Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF).

    EDAX products include standalone tools for EDS, EBSD and WDS, integrated tools for EDS-EBSD, EDS-WDS, and EDS-EBSD-WDS, and a free-standing micro-XRF bench-top elemental analyzer providing small and micro-spot X-ray analysis and mapping.

    EDAX develops the best solutions for micro- and nano-characterization, where elemental and/or structural information is required, making analysis easier and more accurate.

    EDAX designs, manufactures, distributes and services products for a broad range of industries, educational institutions, and research organizations.

    Find out more about EDAX

  • Andor Technology, an Oxford Instruments Company

    Andor Technology plc is a global leader in the pioneering and manufacturing high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets. Andor has been innovating the photonics industry for over 20 years and aims to continue to set the standard for high performance light measuring solutions that allow consumers to perform light measurements previously considered impossible. Through continuous dialogue with customers and strong teamwork, Andor continues to innovate ground-breaking products that improve the world in which we live.

    Find out more about Andor Technology

  • BD Biosciences

    BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life science researchers, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management. The BD Biosciences segment is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis.

    Find out more about BD Biosciences

  • Blue Scientific

    BlueScientific, established in 2013, with sales specialists and service engineers throughout UK and across the Nordics specialise in market-leading scientific instruments for microscopy.

    Our products from leading suppliers Thermo, AMETEK and Bruker include benchtop and entry-level SEM, micro-XRF, X-ray microscopy, atom probe, nanoSIMS, AFM, TEM cameras / detectors and more.  


  • Bruker

    For almost 50 years Bruker has been driven by a single goal: to provide the best technological solution for each analytical task. Today, worldwide, more than 4,000 employees in over 90 locations on all continents work towards this enduring vision. 
    Bruker’s drive to develop state-of-the-art technologies and innovative solutions for today’s analytical questions remains constant, evidenced by the many product lines that lead their respective markets. With one of the world’s most comprehensive ranges of scientific instrumentation available under one brand, the Bruker name is synonymous with excellence, innovation and quality.

    Find out more about Bruker


  • Cairn Research

    Cairn is an Independent research-orientated company specialising in microscopy solutions for the life sciences. From our origins as a provider of turnkey optical systems for fast intracellular ion measurements we have maintained close links with our academic customer base enabling us to develop a broad range of products and solutions to meet their expanding needs. Our strength lies in our understanding of both the requirements of the research microscopy community and of the advances in technology from which they can benefit. We have a “can do”, informal, and friendly attitude and are always willing to give advice. The company has evolved organically to encompass four distinct, but interrelated areas.

    We are instrument designers, manufacturers and vendors of both Illumination and Detection products. Our illumination products encompass a wide range of light sources, adapters and specialist launch systems; typically used in conjunction with a third-party, or Cairn-built, microscope or macrosope. On the detection side our primary focus is on multi-channel imaging using one or more third-party cameras. These products are largely based around optical techniques, most importantly, fluorescence, optogenetics, photolysis and transmitted light imaging. Although fully independent we are closely allied with Chroma Technology and a large number of our illumination and detection products make use of their high performance interference filters.

    Find out more about Cairn Research

  • Carl Zeiss SMT

    At Carl Zeiss SMT - Nano Technology Systems Division we enable our valuable customers to work on the nano scale. Carl Zeiss SMT - Nano Technology Systems Division is a driving force in nanotechnology and consequently for applications in the Semiconductor, Material Analysis and Life Science fields.

    As a leading global supplier of nanotechnology solutions we offer complete solutions featuring the latest leading edge EM technology for various applications in industry and research.

    Carl Zeiss SMT offers added value by combining the individual strengths and benefits of leading edge Electron Microscopy Solutions with innovative optics and a wide range of versatile instruments.


  • CN Technical Services Ltd

    CN Tech specialises in all areas of materials testing for research and industry. We provide sales and support across a diverse product range, which includes instrumentation for surface analysis, materials testing, and microscopy. We also provide environmental isolation solutions, and a range of laboratory supplies. Founded in 2009, our focused and experienced team is dedicated to finding the right solution for you.

    Find out more about CN Tech

  • CoolLED

    CoolLED designs and manufactures cutting edge LED illumination systems for researchers and clinicians using the latest LED technology.  The company has specialised in fluorescence microscopy since it introduced the first commercially available LED illumination system in 2004. LEDs are now the system of choice because they are more stable, longer lasting, and energy efficient than traditional mercury based illuminators as well as offering superior safety and environmental features.

    CoolLED offers a comprehensive range of LED illumination systems for bioscience and clinical microscopy including:

    • pE-100 range of compact, simple-to-use, single wavelength illumination systems for screening fluorescence.

    • pE-300white range that offers intense, broad spectrum illumination covering the excitation bands of common fluorescent stains for regular fluorescence work.

    • pE- 4000 – the universal LED illumination system for research fluorescence, with the broadest spectrum of illumination available from 16 selectable wavelengths, and extensive functionality that sets a new standard for the industry.

    CoolLED technology is also available in OEM and tailor made configurations. We can meet the needs of manufacturers who wish to integrate stable, controllable LED illumination into their products.

    Find out more about CoolLED

  • DEBEN UK Ltd

    Deben are a UK precision engineering company specialising in the field of in-situ tensile testing, motion control and specimen cooling for microscopy applications. Established in 1986 and named after a Suffolk river, Deben now operate from a large, modern business unit in Woolpit near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk. The product groups are motor control systems, in-situ micro-tensile stages, Peltier heating & cooling stages, detectors for SEMs and electro-static beam blankers. The company also makes custom and OEM versions of these products to specifically meet customer requirements.

    Deben provide consultancy, design and prototype manufacturing services. In house facilities include SolidWorks and SolidEdge 3D CAD and COSMOS finite element analysis software, CNC machining, electronics design and manufacture and software design using Visual C++, Microsoft.net and DirectX. Utilising these resources and experience, Deben manufacture products for OEMs and end users in the UK and overseas. 

    Deben UK Ltd. is a subsidiary company of UK based Judges Scientific plc. For details on Deben and all its products & solutions, visit www.deben.co.uk.


    Diamond Knives - Development, Manufacturing & Customer Service since 1970.

    We offer technical assistance in all fields of ultramicrotomy, free sectioning tests for all types of samples, many years of experience in perfecting our knives. With a telephone call or an email we can inform you of any details you require. We are convinced that our future developments will allow diamond knives to be used for many new applications.

    Find out more about DiATOME 

  • Digital Surf

    Digital Surf has been providing the industrial and scientific community with innovative surface imaging and metrology software for over 25 years.

    Integrated by leading instrument manufacturers and with a worldwide installed base of 10,000+ users, Mountains® software solutions have become an industry standard and the tool of choice for studying micro and nano surfaces.

    Mountains® surface imaging and metrology software allows you to process and analyze data from a wide range of instruments:

    • 2D & 3D Optical Profilometers
    • Scanning Electron Microscopes
    • Scanning Probe Microscopes
    • RAMAN/FTIR Spectrometers
    • And more

    Main features:

    • Visualize your data in 3D, create animated views
    • Apply advanced filtering techniques
    • Analyze data according to all the latest standards
    • Explore surface texture, geometry & morphology
    • Easily export your data in a wide range of formats
    • Create smart analysis reports

    To find out more and get a free 30 day trial with all the options, please visit www.digitalsurf.com/download.

  • Electron Microscopy Sciences

    Since our beginning close to 45 years ago, Electron Microscopy Sciences has been specializing in the manufacturing, preparation, and distribution of only the highest quality chemicals, supplies, and equipment, for microscopy and histology as well as all of its related fields.
    Our steady and consistent growth has been based not only on our quality products and prompt friendly service, but also on the trust that our valued customers have placed in us to give the best value in the market place.
    To allow each of our current customers as well as new potential customers the abil- ity to see all we have to offer not only do we continue to publish a printed catalog of over1200 pages but as well we have a complete interactive website that allows for ordering of all of our items and this year we added an Electronic catalog on line which allows you to search our complete line without the bulkiness of the complete book.
    The EMS catalog is the most complete collection of products for light microscopy, histology, and electron microscopy and general biological and materials research. With over 25,000 products in total, this catalog is truly an encyclopedia every lab should have on the shelf.

    Find out more about Electron Microscopy Sciences

  • Elliot Scientific

    Elliot Scientific is a well-established manufacturer of nano-positioning products and a leading distributor of optics, photonics and equipment for magnetic and cryogenic research.

    Since its founding in 1990, Elliot Scientific has considerably broadened its product portfolio. It now covers everything from fibre-optics and lasers through to cryo-magnetic instrumentation, microscope cryostats and closed cycle refrigerators.

    The company is divided into five areas of speciality; Lifescience, Lasers, Components and Instrumentation, Cryogenic and Magnetic Systems and Telecoms.

    Find out more about Elliot Scientific

  • EM Resolutions

    EM Resolutions Ltd manufactures a range of high quality TEM Support Films and Standards for Electron Microscopy. With laboratories/offices based in Sheffield and Cambridge, we have over 25 years of technical expertise and specialise in making Holey/Lacey Carbon and Graphene Oxide Support Films. Our Tin and Gold on Carbon Resolution Standards are seen as an industry standard for SEM resolution testing.

    EMR strives to provide an efficient, informative and reliable person to person service that can offer bespoke solutions to individual requirements within the EM industry. We supply our manufactured products alongside a range of quality EM consumables and accessories from established brands such as Gilder Grids, Quantifoil and Simpore.

    Find out more about EM Resolutions


    EMSIS GmbH, founded by a team of highly motivated and even more experienced entrepreneurs of the electron microscopy world, is your new -and at the same time old- partner for all electron microscopy hardware and software from Olympus-SIS (formerly SIS). EMSIS continues to serve the EM community with mature and at the same time innovative cameras for almost all ranges of EM work and a well-designed imaging and control software.

    EMSIS’ core products include both software and hardware for the acquisition, processing and analysis of electron microscopy images, documentation and report generation - for all types of electron microscopic imagery. RADIUS’ sophisticated integration with modern TEMs provides the perfect operational control and data readout. 

    EMSIS not only provides the full continuity of the complete (Olympus-) SIS electron microscopy digital camera portfolio -such as the MegaView, Veleta, Morada, or Quemesa- but will push it even further, by new and innovative products.

  • Excelitas Technologies

  • Exprodo Software

    Exprodo Software produces Calpendo which is an intelligent booking system designed to manage bookings and projects for shared equipment. It can be configured with rules which allow you to control who can book what and when. Highly flexible reporting reduces administrative time spent managing projects, budgets and invoicing.

    Find out more about Exprodo Software

  • Gatan

    Gatan is the industry leader in the research, development and manufacturing of SEM and TEM products.

    For TEM, Gatan provides an unrivalled range of high performance digital imaging and analytical systems, especially EELS spectrometers and energy filters (EFTEM). For SEM, Gatan are world leaders in cathodoluminescence (CL) technology and complement this with cooling stages and EBIC products.

    Gatan is striving for continuous product innovations to increase users' productivity and make electron microscopes more effective and powerful tools. Visit the website for complete information on Gatan's extensive range of products for electron microscopy.

    Find out more about Gatan

  • Hamamatsu Photonics

    Hamamatsu Photonics is a world-leading manufacturer of opto-electronic components and systems and employs over 3000 staff worldwide. The corporate headquarters are based in Hamamatsu City, Japan along with various manufacturing plants and central research laboratories. Since its inception in 1953, Hamamatsu Photonics has expanded to now enjoy a global presence throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

    Hamamatsu Photonics’ corporate philosophy stresses the advancement of Photonics through extensive research and development. Hundreds of new opto-electronic products are introduced to the market each year and many Hamamatsu products are regarded as state-of-the-art. Hamamatsu sources, detectors and imaging products are designed to cover the entire optical spectrum, from nuclear radiation, x-ray, Ultraviolet (UV), Visible and Infrared radiation. Hamamatsu devices provide solutions for a wide variety of applications including analytical, industrial and medical instrumentation.

    Find out more about Hamamatsu

  • Hitachi High-Technologies

    At Hitachi High-Technologies our primary goal is to provide customers with powerful, dependable and easy-to-use microscope solutions for the advancement of science & engineering. Our technologically advanced solutions in SEM, TEM and FIB are developed through a long-term commitment to research and development, drawing upon the resources of the whole Hitachi group.

    By employing recognised pioneers and developing long term partnerships with world-renowned authorities in electron microscopy, we are able to provide unique technologies which push the boundaries of science. Our Tabletop Microscope is making electron microscope capabilities accessible to all, whilst key technologies such as cold field emission and Cs-correction are making ultra-low voltage imaging in SEM and atomically resolved imaging and analysis in TEM/STEM a practical reality.

    Find out more about Hitachi High-Technologies

  • HORIBA Scientific

    HORIBA Scientific is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of spectroscopic instrumentation. Combining the HORIBA, Jobin Yvon, SPEX, IBH, and Dilor brand names, HORIBA Scientific now offers equipment for emission spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, micro-Raman spectroscopy, X-ray fluorescence , ellipsometry, particle size analysis and the supply of optical components.

    The micro-analytical techniques available from HORIBA Scientific provide spectroscopic analysis on the microscopic level. We provide innovative and state of the art capabilities in micro-sample imaging using; confocal Raman, micro PL/CL, micro-FTIR, micro XRF and micro- TCSPC fluorescence.

  • ISS Group Services

    The ISS Group is a provider of electron optical systems, solutions and related technologies to visualise and characterise materials from the macro down to the nano scale. Whether this is the supply of the latest instrumentation technology or through training and service support of older systems, ISS offers more than 30 years of experience serving the UK and overseas markets. We represent a number of prestigious manufacturers in the UK and Ireland and continue to grow all aspects of the business.

    Our friendly and knowledgeable team is available to help you answer your queries.

    Find out more about ISS Group

  • JEOL UK Ltd

    JEOL is proud to be celebrating over 60 years of high end instrument sales and support worldwide.

    JEOL UK offer sales, support and applications training from our office in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

    Our instrumentation includes scanning electron microscopes (SEM), scanning probe microscopes, & transmission electron microscopes (TEM). As one of the world’s leading suppliers of scientific equipment, we are proud to offer our customers the highest level of sales and technical support maximising their investment in JEOL products.

    Find out more about JEOL UK

  • John Wiley & Sons - Microscopy and Analysis

    Microscopy & Analysis, published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd, is the leading media in microscopy worldwide, offering both a print magazine version as well as multi-faceted online offering.

    Published every two months the print version goes out to a global audience of 46,000+ subscribers and is available free of charge to all active, professional and academic users of microscopical, analytical and imaging equipment.

    M&A also offers a robust online presence, with its newly re-launched website. This includes a mix of information, such as webinars and videos as well as news, tutorials and application notes.

  • Keyence

    KEYENCE is a leading developer of light microscopy. Established in 1974 we now operate in 44 countries worldwide and have featured in Forbes 100 most innovative companies list since 2011. Since releasing our VH optical microscope in 1990, KEYENCE has endeavoured to keep at the forefront of microscope technology. Widely used in research facilities for life science, medical and basic clinical research, our latest VHX digital microscope supports bright and dark field, transmitted, polarised and differential interference observation.   

  • Labtech International Ltd

    Since 1993 Labtech International has been a leading supplier of innovative instrumentation into the UK and Ireland research markets. The electron microscopy division continues this tradition offering an expanding range of technology-leading instruments, accessories and consumables for SEM, TEM, FIB, LM and probe microscopy.

    Our partners include Micro to Nano, who offer an extensive and growing range of microscopy supplies – including SEM stage and stub adaptors. We also represent DiATOME diamond knives, Kleindiek Nanotechnik nanomanipulators, Safematic sputter/carbon coaters, PIE Scientific RF plasma cleaners and from Tousimis fully automatic critical point dryers.

    Labtech actively supports its customers through highly qualified teams of field-based sales, service and application specialists.

    Find out more about Labtech International 

  • Lambda Photometrics Ltd.

    Lambda Photometrics Ltd. is a UK distributor specialising in systems and components for Characterisation, Measurement & Analysis. We offer a wide range of products from Fibre Optics, Instrumentation, Metrology, Photonics, Spectroscopy, Machine Vision suppliers as well as Microscopy products. We have experienced and knowledgeable sales and service engineers to support our customers.

    Microscopy systems we supply include desktop scanning electron microscopes with EDX from Thermo Scientific, Scanning White Light Microscopes from Zygo, hand-held digital microscopes from Scalar, and other visible microscopes.

    Microscope components and accessories include confocal microscopy lenses, configurable and zoom systems from Navitar, light sources and illumination from Schott, electro-optic devices from Conoptics, system design from Zygo, cameras from Baumer and Ximea, Software from Norpix and various optical, lighting and image capture products.

    Find out more about Lambda Photometrics Ltd.


  • Laser 2000

    Laser 2000 is a value-added reseller, helping customers achieve their goals through the application of photonics.

    Since the 1990’s, we’ve been at the forefront of optics and photonics technologies, and actively involved in many world-changing technologies since their start.

    At Laser 2000, we don’t just provide products, we provide solutions. Whether you’re mapping the human genome, screening and curing disease, putting a probe on Mars, or building a communication system, we are here to help. We work hard to define your needs and expectations, explain the options open to you to meet performance, timescales and budget.

    Find out more about Laser 2000 at www.photonics.laser2000.co.uk

  • Leica Microsystems

    Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. It is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.

    Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

    Find out more about Leica Microsystems

  • Leica UK

    Leica Microsystems is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high precision optical solutions based on microscopes and related instruments. The company manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of products used in a wide variety of areas requiring vision, measurement and analysis, including applications in the life sciences (such as bio-technology research and medicine) and the material sciences.

  • Linkam Scientific Instruments

    Linkam develops and manufactures a broad range of heating and freezing stages for both OEM and end users to visualize and explore materials properties. Used in conjunction with light microscopes and other forms of spectroscopy, Linkam stages are found in thousands of laboratories worldwide with the most successful microscope heating stage, the THMS600, selling over 4,000 units alone. Linkam is the market leader in temperature controlled microscopy.

  • London South Bank University

    LSBU is a cosmopolitan university with over 18,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. LSBU has been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the Government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the only university to be awarded University of the Year for Graduate Employment for two years in a row (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019).  As a leader in technical education and graduate employability, LSBU shares a vision to create a vibrant hub for south London education that will break down educational boundaries, create learning and career pathways and focus on student outcomes and success.

    Find out more about London South Bank University

  • Luminex Corporation

    At Luminex, our mission is to empower labs to obtain reliable, timely and actionable answers, ultimately advancing health. We serve the needs of our customers in diverse markets including clinical diagnostics, drug discovery, life science research, immunology, and personalized medicine. Our goal is to transform global healthcare with innovative instruments and assays that deliver cost-effective results to clinicians and researchers. The flexible and open-architecture design of our xMAP® Technology is used in a wide variety of applications, from academic and clinical research to biodefense and clinical diagnostics. Our xTAG®, MultiCode® and NanoGrid technologies support a wide range of clinical applications, including infectious disease testing and genetics, providing exceptional sensitivity and specificity, unmatched throughput flexibility, and speed. Our innovative Amnis® and Guava® Flow Cytometers provide complete solutions to advance life science discovery, process quality, and clinical monitoring. Through these technologies and the expertise of Luminex employees worldwide, we envision a Luminex solution in every lab around the world seeking to obtain timely and confident answers.

    Find out more about Luminex Corporation

  • Melbuild

    We are TEM holder and SEM stage Manufacturer In Japan
    Feel the latest technology at the MMC2021


  • Miltenyi Biotec Ltd

    Miltenyi Biotec is a global provider of products and services that advance biomedical research and cellular therapy. Our innovative tools support research at every level, from basic research to translational research to clinical application. This integrated portfolio enables scientists and clinicians to obtain, analyse, and utilize the cell. Our technologies cover techniques of sample preparation, cell isolation, cell sorting, flow cytometry, cell culture, molecular analysis, and preclinical imaging. Our 30 years of expertise spans research areas including immunology, stem cell biology, neuroscience, and cancer, and clinical research areas like haematology, graft engineering, and apheresis. In our commitment to the scientific community, we also offer comprehensive scientific support, consultation, and expert training. Today, Miltenyi Biotec has 2,500 employees in 28 countries – all dedicated to helping researchers and clinicians around the world make a greater impact on science and health.

    Find out more about Miltenyi Biotec Ltd

  • Nanosurf

    Nanosurf was founded in 1997 in Liestal, Switzerland, and has since become one of the most trusted and established AFM brands in the market today. Nanosurf has a vast knowledge base in scanning probe microscopy, with an average of more than 15 years of AFM experience in our sales, service and development teams. Thanks to their extensive research backgrounds in AFM, our scientists can help you choose the most suitable AFM for your application and provide you with class-leading support.

    Find out more about Nanosurf

  • National Physical Laboratory

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK’s national measurement institute and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available. For more than a century NPL has developed and maintained the nation’s primary measurement standards. These standards underpin an infrastructure of traceability throughout the UK and the world that ensures accuracy and consistency of measurement.

    NPL ensures that cutting edge measurement science and technology have a positive impact in the real world. NPL delivers world-leading measurement solutions that are critical to commercial research and development, and support business success across the UK and beyond.

  • Natural History Museum

    The Natural History Museum (NHM) holds the national collection of over 70 million natural history specimens. The Museums's mission is to maintain and develop these collections and use them to promote the discovery, understanding, responsible use and enjoyment of the natural world. The Natural History Museum is respected world-wide for its scientific work and has long been a leader in the science of systematics and taxonomy. The Museum is providing on-line access to catalogues of scientific collections wherever possible, other catalogues are being added on an ongoing basis.

  • Nikon Metrology

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  • Nikon UK Ltd

    Nikon Instruments is a leading manufacturer in light microscopy and metrology solutions. With over 100 years’ experience in optical design and a strong core technology group, Nikon has become a truly iconic brand for all types of imaging.

    Nikon’s philosophy is to meet needs and exceed expectations. We specialise in the development of optical products, building an unbeatable reputation for lens technology and precision optics. We pride ourselves on providing high contrast, high definition, and aberration free images.

    Find out more about Nikon UK Ltd
    www.nikon.co.uk and www.microscope.healthcare.nikon.com

  • Nu Nano Ltd

    NuNano is a UK-based company specialising in the design and manufacture of probes for atomic force microscopy and cantilever-based sensor devices. Building on over 30 years of experience in atomic force microscopy, proprietary microfabrication processes enable NuNano to manufacture AFM probes with the tightest dimensional tolerances in the market at present. Furthermore, NuNano is passionate about providing AFM users with the best possible customer service, from the first time you visit our website to storing your probes after a successful day on the microscope.

    Find out more about Nu Nano Ltd

  • Olympus

    Olympus supplies a complete range of microscopy instrumentation and related software including upright, inverted and stereo microscopes. From teaching laboratories to national research establishments, all types of users are catered for - with everything from lens tissues to specialised imaging systems and advanced microscopy techniques.

    Olympus microscopes are recognised for their world leading optics, ensuring unbeatable image quality from standard techniques to laser confocal microscopy, TIRF and live cell imaging. While some Olympus products focus on configurability to specific applications, others aim to maximise simplicity and relisability in multi-user environments.

    The product range also covers digital microscope cameras and virtual slide systems, together with imaging equipment and software for general and specialist applications across Life Science and Industry.

    Find out more about Olympus

  • Oxford Instruments (UK) Ltd

    Oxford Instruments celebrates over 60 years which have seen a number of “world’s firsts”, technology breakthroughs and innovative new products.

    Innovation has always been at the heart of Oxford Instruments and is the driving force behind its growth and success. There is now a continuous flow of new ideas driven by the demands of the markets and the focus on developing commercially successful products.

    Find out more about Oxford Instruments (UK) Ltd. 

  • Phasefocus

    Phasefocus is changing what is possible to measure using live cell assays; uncover the subtle differences in cell behaviour that were previously hidden. 

    Livecyte, our flagship product, delivers an unprecedented level of single-cell data from live cells. High-contrast label-free videos, correlative fluorescence and powerful image analysis algorithms result in high-content timelapse outputs from standard 96-well plate assays. 

    Phasefocus' products are based on patented and award-winning computational imaging technology, called ptychography. From automated characterisation of live cell behaviour, to world-record-setting electron microscopy, Phasefocus is enabling advances in many diverse areas of scientific research.

    Find out more about Phase Focus

  • Photon Lines

    Photon Lines supplies a range of scientific cameras (including CCD cameras, CMOS and sCMOS), lasers and laser components which are optimised for Lightsheet microscopy. We also supply advanced scientific imaging solutions primarily into the area of biophotonics, such as Label-Free Live Cell Imaging Systems and fluorescence microscopy equipment including the products of PhaseView, who have engineered unique 3D imaging technologies for life science microscopy applications. Based on a novel remote focusing principle, PhaseView imaging products allow for high speed 3D imaging which is only limited by camera frame rate, while keeping bio-specimens in a stable position without moving the objective or stage. Using this acquisition principle, PhaseView’s Alpha3 light sheet fluorescence microscope addresses the issue of high temporal resolution along with spatial high-resolution, to achieve 3D imaging of dynamic biological processes.

    Find out more about Photon Lines

  • Park Systems

    Park Systems, the world-leading innovator in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), enables researchers and engineers around the globe to contribute to impactful science and technological development that helps humanity to grow and improve life standards.

    Thanks to the high-level technological know-how and 100% commitment, the professionals at Park provide innovative application solutions for material and life science disciplines, to and with their customers.
    With Park’s high-performance scientific instruments for research and industrial communities we help to explore new phenomena in chemistry, materials, physics, life sciences, semiconductor and data storage industries. Cutting-edge AFM automation and the highest data accuracy enables to become more efficient, more accurate and more productive at your work.

    Find out more about Park Systems


    Park Systems Europe GmbH
    Schildkrötstrasse 15, 68199 Mannheim, Germany
    +49 (0) 621 490896-64 I [email protected]

    Park Systems UK Ltd
    Medicity Nottingham D6 Building
    Thane Road
    Nottingham NG90 6BH

  • Prior Scientific

    From our UK headquarters, Prior designs and manufactures a wide range of scientfic instrumentation, specialising in microscope automation and optical microscopy. This has been the core of our business since 1919. Our experience is unrivalled and our commitment to engineering excellemve is reflected in the performance and quality of our broad product portfolio. Although we offer a range of standard products. Prior also offers OEM and customised solutions tailored to your individual requirements. Many of the world's leading scientific instrumentation companies already benefit from Prior's expertise.

    Find out more about Prior Scientific Instruments

  • Quantum Design UK and Ireland

    Quantum Design UK and Ireland (QDUKI) are a leading distributor of high-tech instrumentation and consumables for scientific, academic and industrial research. QDUKI are part of the Quantum Design International Group.  Our success in distributing scientific products comes from more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and distributing our own industry-leading materials characterisation systems. 

    Please visit our website www.qd-uki.co.uk to see the Electron Microscopy instrumentation range we can offer which includes Nanomegas Electron Precession Diffraction, GETec Microscopy In-Situ AFM in SEM and SCL Self Sensing Cantilevers.

  • Quorum Technologies

    Quorum Technologies are global leaders in electron microscopy (EM) coating and cryogenic preparation providing high performance sample preparation equipment worldwide.

    Driven by the demands of the market Quorum specialises in innovating new technology to develop instruments and techniques which have a positive impact on its customers’ lives.  Key products in Quorum’s portfolio include the market leading Q Series of vacuum coaters and PP3010T cryo preparation system for SEM and FIB/SEM – market-led genuine ground-up designs that have earned Quorum the respect of the industry and truly set the standard within the specimen preparation field.

    Find out more about Quorum Technologies

  • RMC Boeckeler

    RMC Boeckeler has been proudly manufacturing sample preparation products in Tucson, Arizona for over 65 years. The company has evolved into a worldwide provider of instruments for electron and light microscopy sample preparation, specializing in nano-scale research instruments such as ultramicrotomes and array tomography systems. RMC Boeckeler products are manufactured, sold and maintained by a team of passionate people, dedicated to research, development and customer support.

    Find out more about RMC Boeckeler

  • Scientifica

    Scientifica’s friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff empower researchers to achieve breakthroughs in neuroscience by overcoming experimental hurdles with world-class laboratory equipment.

    We do this by designing and developing our systems with leading scientists to ensure they are cutting-edge, ideally suited to their task and future-proof.

    From the UK, we manufacture and distribute high-quality instruments to universities, pharmaceutical companies and research laboratories around the world.

    Specialising in systems for electrophysiology, multiphoton imaging and optogenetics studies, we help researchers gain a better understanding of the nervous system and neurological diseases.

  • Scintacor

    Scintacor, a world leader in phosphor and scintillation technology, has been manufacturing phosphor viewing screens for electron microscopy applications (SEM/TEM) for over 20 years and has arguably one of the largest installed base for these critical components. Our phosphor viewing screens can be designed to the exact requirements of your application. Moreover, Scintacor has extensive expertise in bonding fibre optic plates and tapers to CMOS and CCD sensors. Scintacor is your ideal partner and can provide a turn-key solution, by managing your supply chain and by bonding sensor and scintillator together in a class 1,000 clean-room.

  • Shell Research and Technology Centre Amsterdam

    At Shell Technology Centre Amsterdam (STCA) 1,300 researchers and laboratory staff work for international customers in and outside Shell. Research areas include: fossil fuel products (natural gas and oil), developing clean and affordable alternatives from biomass, CO2 storage options, and catalysts that deliver process enhancements and energy savings.

  • SPI Supplies/Structure Probe Inc

    SPI Supplies is a worldwide leading manufacturer and distributor of sample preparation equipment and consumable supply items for the routine operation of the typical SEM, TEM, LM, SPM and surface analysis laboratory. The SPI Supplies website has become the world's "reference source" for informationb about microscopy sample preparation and equipment maintenance items. We are also known as the innovator in our corner of the microscopy and microanalysis market, being the first to bring to commercial realisation now familiar products such as colloidal gold probes and silicon nitride membrane window grids.

  • Sysmex UK

    Sysmex UK has grown to become one of the UK’s leading diagnostic/research/industrial suppliers with a reputation for high quality products, service and reliability. Our flow cytometers and fluorescent microscopes provide market-leading diagnostics and research to laboratories across the UK and Ireland. 

    Since our formation in 1991, Sysmex have developed strong lasting relationships with our customer base derived from the excellence delivered through prestigious training, service and support. 

    The Sysmex value added services provide our customers with a personalised, tailored approach; whether you require standalone solutions or a fully integrated managed service agreement.

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  • Telight

    Telight is a specialist in the field of instruments employing light optics, in particular, providing innovative types and solutions for light microscopy. TELIGHT combines a tradition based on the extensive technological background of Brno and the innovations of the French company BioAxial.


  • Teledyne Photometrics

    Founded as Photometrics in 1978, Teledyne Photometrics is part of the Teledyne Imaging Group. Teledyne Photometrics is the world’s premier designer and manufacturer of high-performance CMOS, EMCCD and CCD cameras for life science research. The original architect of the world’s first scientific-grade microscopy EMCCD camera and developer of the popular CoolSNAP CCD cameras, Teledyne Photometrics maintains its leadership role with the release of Prime, the first sCMOS camera with built-in computational intelligence for image restoration, and Prime 95B, the first sCMOS camera with 95% quantum efficiency. Teledyne Photometrics also offers comprehensive OEM support, including fully characterized, cost-efficient imaging systems and components. Teledyne Photometrics is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona.

    Find out more about Teledyne Photometrics


    Formed in the autumn of 2013, is a subsidiary company of TESCAN ORSAY HOLDING, the global supplier of scanning microscopes and focused ion beam systems. TESCAN-UK Managing Director, Ray Codd established the sales, service and applications facility in the UK in order to bring the TESCAN range of high quality and reliable products to customers across the UK and Ireland. TESCAN Products include, Scanning Electron Microscopes, Focused Ion Beam systems, Holographic Miscroscopes, accessories and software for Materials, Life Science, Semiconductor, Research, Medical and Industrial applications.

    Find out more about TESCAN-UK Ltd

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, supplies innovative solutions for microscopy and microanalysis. We provide SEMs, TEMs, microCTs and DualBeam™ FIB-SEMs combined with advanced software suites to take customers from questions to usable data by combining high-resolution imaging with physical, elemental, chemical, and electrical analysis across scales and modes—through the broadest sample types.‚Äč

  • Thorlabs Ltd

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  • Vision Engineering Ltd

    Founded in 1958, the privately owned Vision Engineering Ltd. has become Britain's leading microscopy company and a world leader in optical innovation, specialising in Eyepieceless and Expanded Pupil inspection and measurement systems for both industry and life science markets.

    Vision holds world patents for techniques, which expand the exit pupil of microscope systems. These techniques are used in the company's renowned DynascopeTM eyepieceless inspection and non-contact measurement systems, Mantis® eyepieceless microscope and Lynx® Expanded Pupil microscopes.


    Carl Zeiss is an innovative technology leader in the fields of optics, precision engineering and electronic visualisation. Time and time again, we set new, pioneering standards in sophisticated technology for recognising, experiencing, measuring, analysing, structuring and processing a wide spectrum of objects. With professional optics we meet the expectations of even our most critical customers - not only in the fields of research, medicine, industry, but also for use in leisure activities.

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