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Rules for using MK Facilities

For the use of MK facilities by researchers outside of the MK group three categories of users are distinguished:
  1. Users from the supporting research institutes, namely Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials University of Groningen and M2i - Materials innovation institute.
  2. Users from externally financed users of Academic Institutions including STW, FOM, NWO, CW, NanoNed, MicroNed.
  3. Other users.
Priorities and reservations:
  1. Users from all categories have equal rights for access to facilities or equipment if the facilities are not booked by MK members.
  2. In case of capacity limits, the manager of MK facilities will decide. In this case users from categories 1 and 2 will have priority.
  3. Regulations with respect to facility use are strictly according to the local procedures (e.g., for intake, reservation of equipment) at the MK group. Reservations are regulated by permission via the MK Scheduler programme set up by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Users are obliged to strictly follow the instructions from the manager of the MK group or his deputy. Violation of this rule may result in expulsion.

MK will not accept any responsibility for damage, directly or indirectly related to using the MK facilities by the three categories of users mentioned above. All costs involved will be charged to the users.

For further information, please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , manager of MK facilities.