EM-UK Facility Managers Meeting 2016
For both academic and commercial microscopists, this brand new meeting from the UK community for electron microscopy will provide the perfect forum for discussion, networking and future planning. Through scientific presentations and company Techno-Bites, both advancements and current issues within the field will be addressed and discussed with idea sharing and success stories encouraged. A dedicated exhibition alongside ensures you can stay up to date with the latest advancements and find out more about products and services recommended during the day.
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- 10:00Welcome - Pippa Hawes, The Pirbright Institute
- 10:30BioimagingUK update - Paul Verkade, University of Bristol
- 10:45EPSRC update - Peter Nellist, University of Oxford
- 11:00EM Facilities Open Discussion
- 12:00Buffet Lunch and Exhibition
- 13:30NHM Careers Framework - Nichola Stallwood, Natural History Museum
- 14:00BBSRC People and Skills Report - Michael Ball, BBSRC
- 14:30Tea, Coffee Break and Exhibition
- 15:00TechnoBite Sessions
- 15:05A new glow discharge system for TEM - Mike Wombwell, Quorum Technlogies
- 15:10Sources for courses: a balanced consideration of emitter technologies for SEM and TEM - Michael Dixon, Hitachi High Technologies
- 15:15RMC ATUMtome: A New Method for Automating Serial Sectioning for Volume Microscopy - Natalie Hackett, ISS Group Services
- 15:20JEOL's contribution to modern day electron microscopy - Andy Yarwood, JEOL
- 15:25Access to Imaging: SEM & CLEM - Graeme Gibbons & Charlotte Worthy, Lambda Photometrics
- 15:30A Brighter Future for High Pressure Freezing - Gareth Jackson, Leica Microsystems
- 15:35PPMS resource management tools: Reporting on what you thought you knew... - Leonor Heleno Wielgosz, Stratocore
- 15:40Making live-time SEM/EDS phase mapping a reality - Cees Heijboer, Thermo Scientific
- 16:00Discussion, Wrap Up and Next Meeting
- 16:30Meeting Close
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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.
Web: www.agarscientific.com LinkedIn: Agar Scientific Twitter: @agarscientific
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Aurion Immuno Gold Reagents and Accessories
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Carl Zeiss Microscopy Ltd
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.
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.
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.
See beyond with FEI's leading edge SEM, TEM, ESEM and DualBeam™ solutions. Our 60 year history of pushing the boundaries of microscope innovation has resulted in instruments delivering sub-nm SEM and sub-Å TEM resolution. Whatever your application in materials or life sciences, FEI delivers the highest performance solution, and puts you at the center of a global community of leading researchers and scientists. See beyond at fei.com
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.
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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.
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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.
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 PhenomWorld, 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, spectroscopy & Raman systems from B&WTek, system design from Zygo, cameras from Baumer, Imperx and Ximea, Software from Norpix and various optical,lighting and image capture products.
Leica Microsystems GmbH
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.
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.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.
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