We have membership or hourly fee options for usage of the microscopes and/or Image analysis platforms. The price list can be found below.

Microscope usage fee options:

  • Membership fee (1, 3, 6 or 12 month) which covers using the microscopes one was trained on, support and access to the VDI
  • Hourly fee. This option covers using the microscopes one was trained on, support but does NOT cover access to the VDI.

Image analysis platforms usage fee options: for the VDI and Remote Desktop

  • Membership fee for using the VDI (1, 3, 6 or 12 month).
  • Hourly fee for using the Remote Desktop.

Note that the Training and Membership fees are individual and cannot be transferred from one user to another, even from the same lab.

Training fees
1. Training Fee (SEK)
Training on microscopes* (including 6h free imaging) 10800
Training on specialized equipment**; *** 1800
Administration fee (mandatory for first training) 1200
Second training 9000

* Widefield/spinning disk/TIRF, Confocals, light sheet, STORM

** Cost for material is not included

***Laser microdissection, Cell picker, Micropatterning, Micromanufacturing, Slide scanner, Transmitted light only

Membership fees
2. Membership Fee (SEK)
Membership duration 12 mth 6 mth 3 mth 1 mth 2 weeks
Microscopes and analysis (VDI) 25000 15000 9000 4000 NA
Specialized equipment* 15000 11000 8000 4000 3000
Analysis only (VDI) 6000 4000 2500 1500 NA

*Laser microdissection, Cell picker, Micropatterning, Micromanufacturing, Slide scanner

3. Hourly fees
2. Hourly fees
Microscopes Monday-Friday (09.00-18.00) 300 kr/hr
All other hours (including weekends) 150 kr/hr
Imaging by staff 1000 kr/hr + hourly fee for the microscope
Remote Desktop All hours 50 kr/hr
LCI expertise LCI users Free
Non-LCI users 450 kr/hr

The booking rules can be found in the LCI guidelines.

Some of the LCI training fees give access to several microscopes:

  • Nikon single point confocals training fee: 2 confocal systems (Pegasus, Dragon)
  • Nikon widefield training fee: 5 widefield systems (Orion, Victor, Tweety Pegasus and Minerva), 2 TIRF systems (Pegasus and Victor) and 3 spinning disk confocal (Orion, Victor and Tweety) systems, STORM system (Pegasus)
  • Zeiss confocal training fee: 1 confocal with a multiphoton option (Zeus)
  • Light sheet training fee: 1 light sheet system (Aurora)