Kuopio Biomedical Imaging Unit //
User policy and pricing

Services of Kuopio Biomedical Imaging Unit are available to both academic and commercial researchers in need of biomedical imaging. Services range from research-led imaging to full imaging service.

User policy

As a policy, we encourage the researchers to perform their own MRI studies whenever possible. We will help in planning and setting up of the experiments, give full training and provide continuous support where needed. A filled Project Description Form is required for all the projects after initial discussions. All users working in Kuopio-BIU must receive Safety Training from us.

Pricing

The research costs are based on the actual equipment time and on the amount of involvement from the BIU staff.

Equipment

Price/Hour (€, VAT 0%)

9.4 T Vertical Agilent MRI

41

7 T Horizontal Bruker MRI

89

9.4 T Horizontal Agilent/Bruker MRI

152

PET/CT

64

SPECT/CT

63

Imaging performed by BIU staff*

35

Analysis performed by BIU staff

37

*Currently BIU staff performs all PET imaging.