Events and conferences at Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre

PEMC welcomes a wide range of visitors to the lab all year round; from local economic development representatives and industry groups, to schools, we are passionate about electron microscopy and its range of applications. 

All forthcoming opportunities will be listed on this page, along with relevant events and conferences that we have attended and contributed to in the past.

Upcoming events

Thursday 25 January 2018 – Beyond the Business as Usual: Innovate UK in the south west

We will be speaking at this event about our current work with business and specifically the opportunities offered by our new ERDF-funded Plymouth Materials Characterisation Project (PMCP) which brings 3D capability to PEMC. Please go to the Innovate UK's Eventbrite page for more details of this event, which is being held in Sandy Park, Exeter.


Friday 26 January 2018 – The Industrial Strategy – Making it work for you! 

As part of the University of Plymouth's Research Festival 2018, we will be speaking at this event about our current work with businesses, including successful KTPs that have developed out of PEMC. We will also be talking specifically about the opportunities offered by our new ERDF-funded Plymouth Materials Characterisation Project (PMCP) which brings 3D capability to PEMC for use by Devon SMEs. Find out more and how to book*.


Friday 9 February 2018
 – Plymouth Materials Characterisation Project Launch 

Join the PEMC team, Zeiss Microscopy and Oxford Instruments, alongside our first commercial user, Plessey Semiconductors, for an evening reception to find out exactly what FIB-SEM could mean for your business and how you may be able to access extensive free support from this European-funded project during the next three years. Visit our events page for more details; booking is essential*. Any questions, please contact Claire Pearce direct.


Monday 9–Wednesday 11 April 2018
 – EBSD 2018

The University of Plymouth is proud to be hosting this annual international conference which has been a fixed event on the RMS calendar for over 20 years. Regularly welcoming top academics from the UK, European & Global research community, this meeting will not only highlight recent technological advances in the field of EBSD and related instrumentation, but also showcase their applications to industry in both the science and engineering disciplines. For more details, please visit the RMS website.

*Please note that this event is available to book online through SurveyMonkey. SurveyMonkey is a third-party data capture tool which is not owned or managed by the University of Plymouth. Information about how your data is treated can be found on SurveyMonkey’s Privacy Policy webpage. If you wish to attend this event but do not wish to use SurveyMonkey to book your place, please contact events@plymouth.ac.uk.