mmc2021 Sponsors

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Platinum Sponsors 

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Leica Microsystems (UK) Ltd

Find out more about Leica Microsystems (UK) Ltd

Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures.
Widely recognized for optical precision and innovative technology, the company is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning and super-resolution microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopy.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Our innovative solutions for 3D electron microscopy, microanalysis, and spectroscopy, including Raman and EDS, help materials science researchers advance their sample characterization to gain deeper insight into materials using the latest advances in analytical instruments. 

We serve both academic and industrial life sciences researchers, providing an unmatched combination of complete workflow solutions ranging from cryo-EM structural determination of macromolecular complexes and protein sociology, in the native state, to reconstruction of 3D architecture of tissues and cells. Our solutions help researchers unlock the mysteries of underlying protein function and cellular process and bridge the gap between basic science and translational therapeutics. 

We supply innovative solutions for the world’s pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. With applications that span the drug development process—from drug discovery through large-scale commercial production—we provide a broad range of products and services, including single-use technologies, customized fluid transfer systems, high-quality media and sera, freezing and storage equipment, and innovative consumables and reagents, purification, and analytics. 

No matter your research field, our TEMs, DualBeam™ FIB/SEMs, and comprehensive portfolio of SEMs, combined with software suites, take you from questions to usable data by combining high-resolution imaging with physical, chemical, elemental, mechanical, and electrical analysis across scales and modes—through the broadest sample types.

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Miltenyi Biotec

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Empowering cell research. Enabling cell therapy.

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Find out more about ZEISS

ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions is the world's only one-stop manufacturer of light, electron, X-ray and ion microscope systems and offers solutions for correlative microscopy. The portfolio comprises of products and services for life sciences, materials and industrial research, as well as education and clinical practice. The modular software platforms for image acquisition, processing and analysis ensure an optimized data handling for unleashing the full potential of each ZEISS instrument’

Gold Sponsors

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Hitachi High-Tech Europe

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Let us help you with your microscopy...

Hitachi’s SEM, TEM, FIB and prep solutions allow you to focus on quality results instead of the challenges.

Technology that works...for you.

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Oxford Instruments

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Oxford Instruments - scientific excellence & innovation.

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Find out more about JEOL (UK) Ltd

JEOL (UK) Ltd. is a leading supplier of scanning electron microscopes (SEMs), transmission electron microscopes (TEMs), scanning probe microscopes (SPMs), mass spectrometers, NMR spectrometers, and semiconductor tools for scientific and industrial purposes. We provide application-specific solutions that advance our customers' diverse objectives — from routine analysis of organic and inorganic specimens to breakthroughs in nanotechnological development.

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Find out more about TESCAN

TESCAN is a global producer of electron microscopy and micro-CT solutions.

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Nikon UK Ltd

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Nikon support researchers for simple to advanced research applications..

Silver Sponsors

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Agar Scientific

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Agar Scientific offer a range of products including instrumentation and consumables for all forms of microscopy. 

On our virtual stand, we have exciting new products from our working laboratories such as carbon-coated grids, UA-Zero and London Resin; as well as instrumentation such as coaters, diamond wire saws and the new NL50 Benchtop Nanoparticle Deposition System. Visit our stand for videos, presentations and insight into our production labs produced especially for mmc2021!

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Find out more about EDAX

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). The company designs, manufactures, distributes, and services hardware and software solutions for a broad range of industries, educational institutions, and research organizations.

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Linkam Scientific Instruments

Find out more about Linkam Scientific Instruments

Linkam develops and manufactures a broad range of temperature and environmental control stages. From high to cryo temperatures as well as humidity, electrical connections, gas purging, vacuum and pressure, for enhanced sample analysis. Linkam stages are used with light microscopes and a wide range of analytical techniques including Raman, FTIR, WAX/SAX and many more to visualise and characterise the properties of materials. Linkam stages are found in thousands of laboratories worldwide.

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Find out more about Phasefocus

Phasefocus brings to multiple markets a range of products and services based on its proprietary Phasefocus Virtual Lens® – a disruptive technology that is revolutionising the performance of imaging instrumentation and bringing new user value to a wide range of analytical applications from label-free cell imaging and quantitative electron phase microscopy to ophthalmic lens metrology and beyond.

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Quantum Design UK and Ireland

Find out more about Quantum Design UK and Ireland

Quantum Design UK (QDUKI) are one of the leading distributors of high-tech instrumentation for scientific research.   They are part of Quantum Design International who manufacture and distribute instrumentation.  QDUKI are proud to represent NanoMEGAS in the UK/Ireland.  NanoMEGAS was created by a team of scientists in the field of electron crystallography and catalysis. Their precession diffraction related instrumentation is present in more than 180 labs across the world.

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Blue Scientific Ltd

Find out more about BlueScientific Ltd

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.

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Find out more about Excelitas 

Excelitas Technologies® is a photonics technology leader focused on delivering innovative, high-performance, market-driven solutions to meet the lighting, optronics, detection and optical technology needs of global customers. Recognized as the industry standard in fluorescence microscopy, X-Cite® fluorescence illuminators include a complete range of lamp and LED light sources offering maximum stability and superior illumination uniformity to optimize imaging and ensure greater data reliability.

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Find out more about Luminex

At Luminex, our mission is to empower labs to obtain reliable, timely, and actionable answers, ultimately advancing health. We offer flexible solutions for hospitals, reference labs, and researchers, as well as innovative xMAP® and flow cytometry solutions that span a wide variety of applications, including molecular diagnostics, drug discovery, life science research, immunology, and personalized medicine.

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Photon Lines Ltd

Find out more about Photon Lines Ltd

Photon Lines supplies a range of scientific cameras (including CCD cameras, CMOS and sCMOS), lasers and laser components. We also supply advanced scientific imaging solutions primarily into the area of biophotonics, such as fluorescence microscopy equipment including confocal, light sheet, adaptive optics and super resolution technology, as well as incubation and imaging quality control solutions.

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Find out more about CoolLed

CoolLED designs and manufactures cutting edge LED Illumination Systems for researchers and clinicians using the latest LED technology.

Since our team of four introduced the first commercially available LED Illumination System in 2006, we have led the way in transforming LED microscope lighting for fluorescence microscopy and transmitted illumination. Now we are a fast-growing company in Hampshire with a vast product range and technical expertise spanning optical engineering and the life sciences.

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Find out more about Gatan

Gatan is the world's leader of instruments and software for TEM and SEM.

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Find out more about Olympus

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919.

Today, our Life Sciences business is dedicated to meeting and exceeding the evolving needs and expectations of life science professionals through a comprehensive range of clinical research, educational, and high-end research microscopes, digital imaging systems, and analytical instruments.

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Prior Scientific

Find out more about Prior Scientific 

Prior Scientific is a world leader in developing, engineering, and manufacturing precision components and complete microscope systems. Key product lines comprise microscope automation equipment, including high precision motorized microscope stages, automated slide and well plate loaders, LED and metal halide fluorescence illuminators, piezo Z stages, motorized filter wheels, and high-speed shutters. Prior Scientific works closely with several scientific equipment manufacturers to develop new and innovative custom and OEM products for researchers across various applications.

Cairn Research

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Find out more about Mel-Build

We are TEM holder and SEM stage Manufacturer In Japan
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Find out more about FocalPlane

Launched in July 2020, FocalPlane is a trusted online meeting place to connect people, products, resources and information from the microscopy community. Featuring news, interviews, blog series, tools, job listings, events and a regular journal club and seminar series, the community site is free to access and users can register for a free account to post their own contributions.

We encourage you to make FocalPlane part of your online routine. Read, post, comment and get involved


Find out more about MMI GmbH

MMI – Microdissection – Micromanipulation - Imaging

MMI - your partner providing unique competence in microscopy-based microdissection, micromanipulation and imaging. We specialize in

• Laser “CapSure” microdissection to isolate cells in tissue (CellCut)
• Multi-functional and microscope-integrated Whole Slide Imaging (CellScan)
• Capillary-based selective isolation of single cells (CellEctor)
• Optical tweezers to quantify minimal biological forces (CellManipulator)


HUBNER Photonics - Cobolt Lasers

Find out more about HUBNER Photonics

HUBNER Photonics offers the full range of high performance Cobolt lasers, the C-WAVE CW tunable laser along with a full selection of C-FLEX laser combiners. HUBNER Photonics is a preferred supplier of lasers to major instrument manufacturers as well as some of the world’s top research laboratories for cutting-edge applications in the areas of fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, Raman spectroscopy, metrology, holography, nanophotonics and quantum research.

SmarAct GmbH

Find out more about SmarAct GmbH

For handling and positioning in the micro- & nanometer range, SmarAct’s product portfolio extends from single-stages to complex parallel kinematics, miniaturized robots & easy-to-use control systems. It is rounded off by highly developed measuring devices based on laser interferometers.

Bronze Sponsors

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Find out more about Deben UK Ltd

Deben provides innovative tensile testing solutions for insitu applications. Systems are used with SEM, X-Ray CT, Optical Microscopes, AFM, XRD and Synchrotrons. Force measurement from 1mN to 20kN and torsion to 100Nm is available. Deben also manufactures SEM detectors and a range of SEM accessories including heating and cooling stages and beam blanking systems for E-Beam lithography.

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Lambda Photometrics Ltd

Find out more about Lambda Photometrics Ltd

Lambda Photometrics is a leading UK distributor of companies supplying products & services based around “light”. We have strong technical capabilities with both our sales & service staff. We are present & active in many market areas including, Electron (& Light) Microscopy, Photonics, Metrology, Life Sciences, Semiconductor, Telecomms, Machine Vision, Automotive plus many others.

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Park Systems

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Park Systems is a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM)

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John Wiley & Sons - Imaging & Microscopy

Find out more about Imaging & Microscopy

Imaging & Microscopy (I&M) magazine is the premier resource for the European microscopy community. As official partner of the European Microscopy Society you reach all members of all microscopy societies in Europe and additional microscopy specialists. Our well-organized brand has been providing readers with thought-provoking and relevant information on developments and trends in microscopy methods in the Life Sciences and Material Sciences for more than 20 years. The magazine’s high-scientific content is designed for microscopy users and developers providing practical information on new methods and applications in Light Microscopy, Electron Microscopy, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Image Processing and X-Ray Analysis. Our material covers also latest news, information from societies, announcements of meetings and conferences and the latest products for scientific research. With the help of its editorial team and an updated Editorial Advisory Board, I&M is constantly striving to ensure its content is well-rounded and meets the needs of its professional readers.

Imaging & Microscopy - Wiley Analytical Science

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Find out more about 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.

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Teledyne Photometrics

Find out more about Teledyne Photometrics

Teledyne Photometrics designs and manufactures high performance scientific CMOS, CCD and EMCCD cameras for demanding, quantitative bio-research. The original architect of both the first scientific-grade EMCCD and the first back-illuminated sCMOS camera, we continue to lead the industry with the new Kinetix sCMOS which redefines scientific CMOS performance capability with an unmatched combination of speed, sensitivity, and field of view.

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John Wiley & Sons - Microscopy and Analysis

Find out more about John Wiley & Sons - Microscopy an 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.

Microscopy and Analysis - Wiley Analytical Science

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Nu Nano Ltd

Find out more about Nu Nano Ltd

NuNano is a UK-based company specialising in the design and manufacture of AFM probes. It was founded in 2011 to bring a new approach to an industry broadly unchanged in 20 years. Building on over 30 years of experience in AFM research, our proprietary microfabrication processes enable us to manufacture AFM probes with the tightest dimensional tolerances in the market at present. We are passionate about providing AFM users with the best possible products and customer service.

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Telight is a specialist in the field of instruments employing light optics, in particular, providing innovative types and solutions for light microscopy.

Telight stands on patented technologies, long-term cooperation with researcher partners, and close relationships with customers. Our target is continuous innovation and reliability on every step we take.

Our teams are located in Brno (Czech Republic) and Paris (France, BioAxial legacy).

Amsterdam Scientific Instruments

Find out more about Amsterdam Scientific Instruments

ASI (Amsterdam Scientific Instruments) is a fast-growing high-tech company located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We empower researchers with sophisticated instruments that spark breakthrough discoveries and generate new insights into the functional dynamics and properties of X-rays, photons, electrons, neutrons and ions.

Delong Instruments

To find out more about Delong Instruments

Delong is proud to be the world leader in benchtop and compact Low Voltage Electron Microscopes (LVEM) and the only company offering Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) in compact and benchtop formats. Delong continues to explore the benefits of low voltage-high contrast imaging in both material science and life science applications.

Double-Helix Optics

Find out more about Double-Helix Optics

Double Helix Optics designs and manufactures scan-free 3D imaging tools that deliver unparalleled depth with nano-scale precision. Through their Light Engineering™ PSF-based technology, conventional 2D imaging is easily extended into the third dimension, enabling 3D imaging, 3D localization, particle counting, and extended depth of field. DHO offers the SPINDLE and two-channel SPINDLE2 modules that enable multi-modal, PSF engineered 3D imaging to any widefield microscope.

The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology

Journal of Microscopy

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NenoVision develops, manufactures, and sells a revolutionary type of atomic force microscope (AFM) LiteScope™ designed for fast and easy integration into scanning electron microscopes (SEMs). The company is a pioneer in Correlative Probe and Electron Microscopy (CPEM), a revolutionary technology that brings new possibilities for advanced correlative imaging in a variety of scientific and industrial fields such as Material Sciences, Nanostructures, Semiconductors, Life sciences, and many more.

The Quekett Microscopical Club

Find out more about The Quekett Microscopical Club

For over 150 years the Quekett members have enthused about microscopy. Our Journal continues to highlight ecological discoveries and innovative techniques with academic contributions open to anyone. In meetings, displays and digital or paper contributions our members demonstrate and pass on their skills in optimising instruments, preparation techniques and imaging methods. The Club is a forum for all microscopists to join in, whatever their interests and skill level.


Find out more about CELLINK

CELLINK is the leading bioconvergence company that provides technologies to create, understand and master biology. With a focus on the application areas of bioprinting, multiomics, cell line development and diagnostics, the company develops and markets innovative technologies that enable researchers to culture cells in 3D, perform high-throughput drug screening and print human tissue and organs for the medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Diamond Light Source

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EM Resolutions

Find out more about EM Resolutions

The support film specialists. We manufacture and supply a range of high quality TEM Support Films and Standards for Electron Microscopy from our lab based in Sheffield, alongside a range of other EM consumables from well-known brands to a worldwide market. Our manufacturing team have over 25 years’ experience in making high quality TEM Support Films. Our main areas of expertise are in Graphene Oxide and Graphene as well as Holey and Lacey carbon Support Films.

International Labmate Limited

Find out more about International Labmate Limited

International Labmate Ltd provides Multi-Media and Events for the Scientific community.   Subscribers include managers and decision-makers from the Laboratory and Environmental sectors.   Specific titles include; ‘International Labmate’, ‘Labmate UK & Ireland’ and ‘Lab Asia’. Each title is a key informative purchasing tool for lab scientists, and a crucial marketing platform for manufacturers and suppliers to promote their instruments and services.  Labmate also provides other learning resources such as Websites, Events, and e-Learning programs.


Find out more about LUMICKS

LUMICKS primary instrument, the C-Trap®, is a dynamic single-molecule microscope that allows to visualize the dynamics of individual proteins. Its unique Nobel Prize winning technology provides direct evidence of how the molecular mechanisms and dynamic processes of proteins on DNA work, it allows researchers to observe the stepwise assembly of the biological complex, and to modulate the molecular system to test the model under different conditions – all within the same experiment.


Find out more about Norcada

Norcada is a nano-MEMS and photonics product company with specialization in development and manufacturing of microscopy sample holders and vacuum compatible parts for in-situ, biomedical, and cryo microanalysis. Norcada nano-MEMS products include thin film devices, MEMS heating, electrochemistry and liquid cells for electron and X-ray microscopy, as well as tomography holders and chips. Norcada is well known for offering standard or custom chips and holders for electron and X-ray microscopes.

Royal Microscopical Society

The RMS is an international society, at the forefront of new developments in microscopy and imaging. The Society is dedicated to advancing science and developing careers by organising meetings and courses, publishing the Journal of Microscopy and infocus, as well as being the Professional Congress Organisers of emc2020. 



Find out more about Delmic

Delmic is a passionate high-tech company based in Delft, the Netherlands that develops powerful and user-friendly solutions for light and electron microscopy.

At Delmic, we believe that imaging provides a fundamental understanding of systems and is, therefore, an integral part of creating a better world, therefore we aim to continuously innovate in order to offer our customers powerful insights and make research easy with simple workflows.

Dotphoton AG

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Get access to the best-in-class compression thanks to the Jetraw software. Jetraw is raw image compression software developed for biotech imagery needs.

Jetraw preserves the raw quality of images while decreasing the file size by a factor of 6 to 8 and is compatible with most image processing workflows.

Visit Jetraw stand for a demo or get access to the free trial. Make your life easier and decrease the time spent on data handling.

HWL Scientific Instruments GmbH

Find out more about HWL Scientific Instruments GmbH

HWL Scientific Instruments GmbH is your partner for active vibration isolation solutions.

We are specialised in providing customized solutions to address environmental challenges for highest sensitive instrumentations in industry and research.

HWL offers a wide range of active vibration isolation systems.
Beside our table top versions (TS-Series), our modular units (AVI-Series) are available for special customization at different load capacities.
Vibration isolation from 0.7Hz - 300Hz.

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Find out more about NANOVIZZ

NANOVIZZ offers expert consultancy services, such as scientific project management, as well having an online retail presence featuring art prints & much more, with designs inspired by microscopic images

Quantum Detectors Ltd

Find out more about Quantum Detectors

Quantum Detectors, founded in 2007, offer direct electron detectors for applications such as 4D STEM, PED, Diffraction and MicroED. Our MerlinEM camera - based on Medipix3 technology and with many installations globally - brings previously unavailable hybrid pixel detector technology to the EM market. 

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