Facilities for External Use

UCSB has numerous facilities that external users, including companies, can use under reasonable pricing for independent projects. A research collaboration with UCSB is not required.

The Shared Instrumentation website is an up-to-date database of all facilities and instruments on campus, including those which are available for off-campus users. A selection of facilities for external use are listed below.

California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI)

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemical Engineering

Materials Research Laboratory (MRL)

Environmental Sciences

Nanotech Nanofabrication Facility

Neuroscience Research Institute / MCDB

Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering

Earth Science

Institute for Terahertz Science and Technology

Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Physics