MicroCT Laboratory

µCT provides X-ray micro-imaging services, with the major share being X-ray micro computed tomography (micro-CT). The service includes consultation about possibilities of how to use the technique, doing the actual imaging, as well as preliminary processing of the data. Additional data-analysis services is also offered by the resources.

Contact person: Heikki Suhonen, +358294150013, heikki.suhonen@helsinki.fi

Location: Physicum, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2 a, Kumpula


  • X-ray micro-tomography (µCT)
  • 3D Image analysis and visualization


  • Bruker SkyScan 1272
  • Sample changer for SkyScan 1272
  • GE nanotom s
  • VG Studio max 1.2 (software)
  • Avizo 9 (software)


  • Bone density measurements
  • Bone morphology
  • Soft tissue imaging

User fees:

The research infrastructure is supported by University of Helsinki (Faculty of Science). The academic prices (excl. VAT) are listed below. Please, ask a quotation for your project. Industrial customers, please contact Heikki Suhonen for prices.




MicroCT scanning



MicroCT self service



Data analysis



Use of image analysis software

Presently free of charge


The hosting research group:

X-ray Micro-Imaging Laboratory