We provide high-throughput, brightfield scanning (with 20X and 40X air objectives) for your microscopy slides. Located at the Institute of Biotechnology (HiLIFE Unit, Viikki), we will efficiently scan your slides and you can retrieve the files from our university server to be viewed at your convenience on any computer. This service allows easy, fast, and high-quality analysis of digitized slides and is excellent for presentations and publications.
Beforehand, tissue embedding, sectioning, staining, and mounting on slides can be easily performed in our Histology Core Facility.
Before bringing your slides, please use this form to submit scanning orders.
Drop off Address: Institute of Biotechnology, Histoscanner, BIOKESKUS 2 (Viikinkaari 5D), room 5032A (5th floor), 00014 University of Helsinki
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our services are open to both academic and commercial users.
List of services and fees (effective 01/01/2022).
|University of Helsinki||Commercial|
|Price of scanning (per slide):|
|20x Single layer||5 €||15 €|
|40x Single layer||7 €||20 €|
|20x Extended Focus or Z-stack||7 €||20 €|
|40x Extended Focus or Z-stack||10 €||25 €|
|20x/40x scanning >1 hour (e.g., extended focus, Z-stack)||12 €||50 €|
|Price of compression and upload to Aiforia (per set):|
|11-100 slides, single focus||12 €||12 €|
|11-100 slides, extended focus||25 €||25 €|
|Price of manual scanning (per 30 min):||25 €||80 €|
By using our services, customers agree to acknowledge the Histoscanner Core Facility when publishing their results. Here is one example of a sentence that can be used: