Open Access Centers

Open access centers are up-to-date laboratories located in Vilnius University (VU) that are working on the basis of an open access principle, i.e., modern laboratory equipment and top-level scientific research services are accessible not only for researchers, students or visiting scientists of Vilnius University, but also for researchers and students from other research institutions and Business enterprises.

Open Access Centers (OAC) at Vilnius University:

 

VILNIUS UNIVERSITY LIFE SCIENCES CENTER
Vilnius University Life Sciences Center (VU LSC) integrates modern laboratories, instrumentation and top level researchers of VU Institute of Biotechnology, VU Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Medicine.

Number of researchers: 400

Main fields of research:

  • Investigation of structure and functions of biomolecules;
  • Human, plant and microbial genome research;
  • Recombinant viral proteins and development of monoclonal antibodies;
  • Proteomic analysis;
  • Structural biology and bioinformatics.

VU LSC brochure: http://apc.mita.lt/images/documents/about/JGMC.pdf

VU LSC film: http://apc.mita.lt/open-access-centres/24-joint-life-sciences-center-vu-institute-of-biotechnology-jlsc-vu-ibt

Contacts:
Rokas Abraitis
Coordinator
E-mail: /
Phone: +370 5 223 4362
Address: Saulėtekio al. 7, Vilnius

 

VILNIUS UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CENTER
Vilnius University Information Technology Research Center (VU ITRC) houses 2 supercomputers, which are dedicated for scientific experiments and research, and education purposes, available also for other academic and business institutions. A supercomputer can manage massive amounts of information and do scientific calculations that model complex processes faster at a speed of nanoseconds (nuclear reactions, biochemical processes, genetic analysis, and data mining for medical purposes).

Number of researchers: 130

Main fields of research:

  • Computer modelling;
  • Verification and automated testing;
  • Massive data and data mining;
  • Distributed computing.

VU ITRC brochure: http://apc.mita.lt/images/documents/about/VU_IT.pdf

VU ITRC film: http://apc.mita.lt/open-access-centres/16-information-technology-open-access-centre-itoac

Contacts:
Elona Šalnaitė
Coordinator
E-mail:
Phone: +370 5 219 5000
http://mif.vu.lt/lt2/itapc
http://www.supercomputing.vu.lt
Address: Didlaukio st. 47, LT -08303 Vilnius, Lithuania

 

VILNIUS UNIVERSITY LASERS RESEARCH CENTER FACILITY “NAGLIS”
The laboratories at Vilnius University Lasers Research Center facility “Naglis” (VU NAGLIS) are fully equipped with state of the art laser systems and experimental instrumentation.

Number of researchers: 18

Main fields of research:

  • Laser 3D micro/nanostructuring;
  • Nonlinear optics;
  • Femtosecond laser fabrication;
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy;
  • Optics characterization and laser damage testing.

VU NAGLIS brochure: http://apc.mita.lt/images/documents/about/NAGLIS.pdf

VU NAGLIS film: http://apc.mita.lt/open-access-centres/25-naglis-facility-at-vilnius-university-laser-research-center-vu-ltc-naglis-oac

Contacts:
Dr. Arūnas Varanavičius
E-mail: ,
Phone: +370 5 236 6005 
http://www.lasercenter.vu.lt/index.php/lt/laisva-prieiga
Address: Saulėtekio Av. 10, Vilnius

 

VILNIUS UNIVERSITY PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH CENTER
Vilnius University Physical Sciences and Technologies Research Center (VU PSTRC)is a part of single-sited research infrastructure of National Center of Physical and Technology Sciences located in the “Sunrise Valley”. The Centre is a top class multidisciplinary research institution with a concentration of research excellence, students, high-quality infrastructure, premises and open Access labs for scientists, industry and business. It is producing 1/3 of scientific research results in Lithuania. In close collaboration with academia, scientists and knowledge-intensive businesses can create innovations, new technologies, prototypes and establish new technology-oriented businesses.

It consists of the following:

  • Center of High Performance Computing “HPC Saulėtekis”
  • Center of Spectroscopic Characterization of Materials and Electronic/
  • Molecular Processes “VU Spectroversum”
  • Open Access Center for Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Materials
  • Open Access Center for Testing of Lighting and Electronics Systems
  • Open Access Center for Semiconductor Technologies and Characterization
  • Innovative Chemistry Open Access Centre (INCHEMAS)

Number of researchers: 800.

Research activities:

  • Research in material sciences, quantum physics and chemistry fields from technological approach to process simulations with supercomputer:
  • Inorganic and organic material fabrication, characterization and applications for industry;
  • Light-emitting technologies, devices and applications;
  • Epitaxial III-V group compound technologies for optoelectronic and microwave electronics;
  • Nanostructures, growth, control and characterization of their optical and electrical properties;
  • Development of thin-film semiconductor structures for sensors, transducers and photovoltaic cells;
  • and unique methods of interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter in ultra-wide spectral range.

Resources:

  • 7000 m2 laboratory space;
  • 1800 m2 cleanroom facilities (ISO 8, 7, 6, 5);
  • More than 100 sets of technological equipment (MBE, MOCVD, CVD and other);
  • More than 300 various characterization sets (EPR, NMR, XRD, AFM, SNO M, FE-SEM, SEM, EBIC, EDX, TG A/DSC, spectrometers (UVVIS- NIR, FTIR, FT, FIR, FFT), nanosecond and femtosecond lasers and other measurement sets, temperature from 3 K).

VU PSTRC brochure: http://apc.mita.lt/images/documents/about/FTMC.pdf

VU PSTRC film: http://apc.mita.lt/open-access-centres/26-open-access-center-for-semiconductor-technologies-and-characterization-ptc-oac

Contacts:
VU PSTRC Coordinators
Justinas Baužys
E-mail:
Phone: +370 600 34126

Prof. Valdas Šablinskas
E-mail:
Phone: +370 68576825

Prof. Juozas Šulskus
E-mail:
Phone: +370699 61030
http://www.supercomputing.ff.vu.lt/?lang=en

Dr. Lina Mikoliūnaitė
E-mail:
Phone: +37062942087

 

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