Pricing

Fees and rates for using the Tissue Mechanics Laboratory at the University of Minnesota. 

Hourly fees

Instrument

Internal (academic)

External: I-PRIME

External: Non-I-PRIME

MicroBionix

$6/hour

$37/hour

$50/hour

NanoIndenter

$9/hour

$67/hour

$100/hour

Planar Biaxial: Uniaxial mode

$4/hour

$50/hour

$75/hour

Planar Biaxial: Biaxial mode

$12/hour

$84/hour

$125/hour

Polarimeter

$2/hour

$50/hour

$75/hour

Hourly rate: Training and technical assistance

Here are the rates for the Tissue Mechanics Laboratory (TML) manager or technical staff:

  • Internal (academic): $25/hour
  • External: I-PRIME: $84/hour
  • External: Non-I-PRIME: $125/hour

Price details

  • Other services may be available upon request. Contact bmetml@umn.edu for a quote and more details.  

  • Users external to the University of Minnesota must have a fully executed contract in place before TML staff begins work or TML access is authorized. For more information, contact bmetml@umn.edu.

  • Fees are subject to change on an annual basis.

  • Last updated: February 8, 2017.