Science Technology Platforms


About Science Technology Platforms

Our Vision

is to provide an integrated network of world-class science and technology platforms to ensure researchers have timely access to equipment, resources and expertise necessary to undertake world-leading research.

Our Mission

is that our shared research platforms are internationally leading and, through a programme of sustained investment, contain state-of-the-art equipment and instruments.

Our Principles and Values

Our shared Research Facilities are readily available and easily accessible to researchers across UCL and our partners from academia, hospitals and industry and aim to:

  1. provide internationally-excellent services, technologies and expertise
  2. facilitate innovative technology development
  3. enhance students' learning experience
  4. support new partnerships and collaborations
  5. encourage cross-disciplinary working

    Contact us

    To request access to a specific facility or ask guidance on the services available in a specific facility, please contact facility’s manager or staff lead directly.

    Nine Science Technology Platforms (STPs) have been established with further STPs to be established as we move forward. For general enquiries or guidance on how to join a Platform, please contact the Strategic Research Coordinator, Dr Karen Groot (k.groot@ucl.ac.uk).