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Wageningen University & Research, Shared Research Facilities (WUR-SRF)
Hosting Legal Entity
Wageningen University & Research
Droevendaalsesteeg 1 - Building 107, Wagenningen Plant Research, Wageningen, PO: 6708PB (Netherlands)
Stippeneng 2, Wageningen Campus. Office: Impulse (building 115), Wageningen, PO: 6708 WE (Netherlands)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Current Status:
Under construction since 2010
Scientific Description
Shared Research Facilities provide researchers the opportunity to use the advanced research equipment of Wageningen University & Research. We are open to all researchers from universities, research institutes and companies.

RI Keywords
Surface Analysis (SA), 3D imaging, Electon microscopy, Mass spectrometry, Consumer behaviour, Identification of biomarkers and molecular targets, Next-generation sequencing, Plant biology, LIDAR, Food science and technology, Earth and environmental sciences, Light microscopy, HPC, Phenotyping
RI Category
Analytical Facilities
Centralised Computing Facilities
Genomic, Transcriptomic, Proteomics and Metabolomics Facilities
Micro- and Nanotechnology facilities
Biological/Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology/Nanotechnology Research Facilities
Scientific Domain
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Biological and Medical Sciences
Chemistry and Material Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Health and Food
Use of shared research facilities

Shared Research Facilities offer access to advanced facilities of Wageningen University & Research. These facilities are accessible to all, including small and large companies, as well as knowledge institutes. For most of the facilities, a user can operate the equipment themselves or with the assistance of a dedicated operator. A few of the facilities can only be operated by WUR staff. Shared Research Facilities apply charges only for the time spent using the facility. The equipment can also be used in research projects carried out with Wageningen University & Research groups.

High Performance Computing (HPC)
Advanced mass spectrometers

various Q-Exactives, DART-MS, IRMS, PTR-TOF-MS, MALDI-TOF/TOF, various GC(xGC)-MS,Synapts, LAESI Ambient imaging MS, preparative LC-MS, triple quads Please visit for the detailed overview

X-Ray Powder Diffraction (XRD)

Electron microscopy; Light microscopy; Scanning Auger microprobe.

Simulator of Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem (SHIME)
Next Generation Sequencing equipment

Illumina, PacBio, Bionano and 10x Genomics Please visit for a detailed overview

Imaging platforms

X-ray Computed Tomography; 3T Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)with sensory stimuli; High-speed video recording; Drones - unmanned aerial vehicles. Visit for further information.

Date of last update: 27/11/2018
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