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Charges

Charges

The Core Facility operates under a full cost recovery scheme which offsets the cost of replacement of parts, parts of the staff salaries and consumables.

Core Facility Sorters (1.20 and 1.26)

- Influx charging for CIMR-researchers, Hutchison researchers and members of the University of Cambridge is at a rate of £83 per hour or part thereof.

- FACSMelody charging for CIMR-researchers, Hutchison researchers and members of the University of Cambridge is at a rate of £40 per hour or part thereof.

-  External sorts (outside the University of Cambridge) are charged at two times the standard rate.

Set-up time prior to starting your cell sorts is charged at the standard rate.

Fees are charged quarterly.

 

Core Facility Analysers (1.18, 1.26, 1.28 and 5.14a)

The use of analysers is charged at hourly rates in increments of 15min.

The usage of the C6 and Calibur is free of charge for CIMR-researchers, Hutchison researchers and members of the University of Cambridge.

The rates for the Attune and Fortessas are £27 per hour.

Training on the core facility analysers is a free service (two comprehensive tutorial sessions and one supervised practice/pilot experiment).

 

Cancellation policy

All sorter bookings need to be cancelled in advance. There is no fee for cancelling sorter bookings with at least 24 h notice. Not cancelled bookings will be charged at full rates.

 

Analyser bookings need to be cancelled by the user using the booking software Calpendo. Failure to cancel bookings will result in a charge at the hourly rate.