21 November 2023 | News
To serve researchers, students and collaborators in fields such as cell biology, biophysics, soft matter, and structural biology
Ashoka University has entered into a partnership with Carl Zeiss India (ZEISS Group) to establish a state-of-the-art ‘Core Imaging Facility’. Under this partnership, the company will provide the university with latest cutting-edge microscopy technology, including High Resolution, Super Resolution, High Content microscopes.
The facility will serve researchers, students and collaborators in fields such as cell biology, biophysics, soft matter, and structural biology. Anyone can avail the facility for research, which will be housed at the university’s campus in Sonepat.
The MoU was signed between the university and Research Microscopy Solutions (RMS) division of Carl Zeiss India. The company is a part of Carl Zeiss AG, a German manufacturer founded in 1846.
Under the agreement, ZEISS will station Expert System Operators at the facility to assist researchers in adequately utilising the equipment during their scientific explorations. Furthermore, the two partners will work together to create awareness and provide opportunities to the Indian research community through the facility. This includes periodic microscopy courses, conferences, and workshops for STEM students.