Access to equipment is granted on a fee-for-service, collaboration-for-service or a combination of the two. The flowchart below illustrates the general process (specific requirements vary by node) to gain access to VBIC facilities and services. Funding for access could come from any source. However, there are some specific industry-university access schemes to support industry use of VBIC facilities and expertise.
Have a look at the facilities and equipment available at the VBIC nodes to find a relevant imaging facility and further information on imaging techniques, location and contact details.