The Microscience Microscopy Congress 2015, 29 June - 2 July 2015, Manchester Central, UK
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RMS International Scientific Imaging Competition

RMS International Scientific Imaging Competition - A great competition with great prizes

Entries to this competition from the Royal Microscopical Society have now closed. We have received over 200 entries ranging across the life and physical sciences in EM, LM and SPM and even includes a number of video clips.

The tough job of creating a shortlist is now underway and the selected images will be displayed at the mmc2015 exhibition. You will be able to vote for your own winner in the People's Choice Award by downloading the mmc2015 Congress App.

Thank you to the following companies who are sponsoring the competition's prizes:

Agar Scientific



Agar Scientific. Microscopy, Lab and Medical supplies at your fingertips

A leading international supplier of scientific instruments and accessories for over 40 years, Agar Scientific specialises in consumables and equipment supporting all forms of microscopy.

Agar Scientific provides a fast, efficient online and offline ordering service, allowing customers to purchase with ease from our extensive range of laboratory and medical supplies and equipment.

Our technical support staff has a wealth of experience in specimen preparation and microscopy techniques.

Our online catalogue of microscopy products includes:

TEM Grids - Apertures - Calibration standards - SEM stubs - Specimen preparation equipment - Filaments - Tweezers - Slides & cover glasses - Vacuum coating - Fixatives and resins - EM support films - Magnifiers - Specimen storage

We welcome enquiries regarding the use of any of our products, along with any suggestions for additions to our range.

Orders ship from our UK headquarters in Stansted, Essex, and through our established network of agents and distributors who provide technical and applications support worldwide.


Agar Scientific maintains a documented quality plan specifying our manufacturing and distribution processes and is approved by SGS to ISO9001:2008.


Web:   LinkedIn: Agar Scientific   Twitter: @agarscientific  


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CoolLED designs and manufactures cutting edge LED illumination systems for researchers and clinicians using the latest LED technology.

The company has specialised in fluorescence microscopy since it introduced the first commercially available LED illumination system in 2004. LEDs are now the system of choice because they are more stable, longer lasting, and energy efficient than traditional mercury based illuminators as well as offering superior safety and environmental features.

CoolLED offers a comprehensive range of LED illumination systems for bioscience and clinical microscopy including the pE-100, pE-300white,  and  pE- 4000.  CoolLED technology is also available in OEM and tailor made configurations. We can meet the needs of manufacturers who wish to integrate stable, controllable LED illumination into their products


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Spectrographic Limited is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of microscopic equipment to the material science industry. Through our relationship with Lanoptik, we supply a range of 40 microscope cameras and imaging software for demanding and routine applications. Not sure which one you need, come and talk to us!

Spectrographic continue to support clients nationwide and internationally with a variety of inspection products and services. These include a comprehensive range of new and used products for sale, specialist advice in microscopy, computer based image analysis, and metal hardness testing. All are supported through our technical service and training packages

“Spectrographic will provide a FREE Lanoptik MDX301 camera to the purchasers of the first 10 microscopes sold to organisations attending the Microscience Microscopy Congress 2015.”  Paul Chippendale, Managing Director, Spectrographic

Spectrographic are also delighted to announce a partnership to supply Huvitz microscopes, which includes a 3D Profiling Microscope for non-contact surface topography.

Spectrographic believe that we offer the most comprehensive, cost effective range of high quality microscopes and cameras to the materials research community.



Tousimis.jpgTousimis produce and develop a large range of research chemicals, supplies, accessories, and instruments for the electron microscopy and analysis laboratory. The majority of items produced are developed in their laboratories where the demand for high quality and reliable instruments continues. We are aware that excellence in research requires not only the well prepared scientist and his organized scientific and technical team, but also the highest quality instrumentation, accessories, and supplies for reproducible and reliable results



UPROSA is a British company created by Cambridge & Oxford graduates with a passion for science & technology. Our mission is to turn science into style with a range of tech & fashion products created with real scientific imagery from the labs of leading universities worldwide. Each product tells a story, detailing the scientific research behind the design, while the scientists receive a cut of the profits to contribute towards to their research costs. UPROSA is therefore a new element in retail, a unique concept that brings together cutting edge science with lifestyle and fashion products.

If you are interested in sponsoring a prize, please contact Chloe Goode

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