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MET Service Center:

Small Business Access

The Materials & Energy Technology (MET) Service Center is available for use by Small Businesses. Small Business is defined per federal guidelines. The facility scientists will provide training to authorized users on specific processes and equipment. To encourage small business use, the facility offers different tier rates, including after-hour rates, which are more affordable for small and startup companies.

To become an authorized small business user, please contact the facility's Research Manager, Dr. Jacek Jasinski at 502/852-6338. All small business facility users must be authorized by:

  • Jacek Jasinski, PhD, Conn Center Theme Leader in Materials Characterization

  • Mahendra Sunkara, PhD, Conn Center Director and Professor of Chemical Engineering

  • Kevin Walsh, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, UofL J.B. Speed School of Engineering, in cases of COI

Please see our yearly published rates on the Rates page. Call for more individualized rates if not available for your particular application.

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