Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021
Microscience Microscopy Congress 2021

Whether you are working in materials or life sciences, we would like to invite you to connect with us during the online Microscience Microscopy Congress (mmc2021). As Platinum sponsor, we will be giving a number of Workshop presentations as part of the mmc2021 progam – to attend these simply register on the mmc2021 website as an exhibition visitor.

In addition, we are excited to host a series of online demonstrations to showcase our latest technologies. You do not have to attend mmc2021 to join these – simply register using the form below.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Online demos

We will be holding demonstrations of our newest systems throughout the conference. To reserve your place, please complete the form below.

Demos for Materials Sciences

See our Automated Particle Workflow (APW) in action on the Thermo Scientific Talos F200x/F200i TEM. APW improves the research and product development process for industrial, academic, and government labs by providing an all-in-one software package that streamlines chemical analysis workflows.

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 9:00-10:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 15:00-16:00  BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 12:00-13:00 BST

Join the Thermo Scientific Apreo 2 SEM demo to see how to deal with real-life challenges surrounding high-performance SEM: 

  • Do you have difficult samples to investigate? 
  • Are insulating materials making your SEM imaging difficult? 
  • Is elemental information important for you? Are you interested in the chemistry of your sample? 
  • Do you have multiple and/or new users? 
  • Do you need a quick result?

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 10:00-11:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 11:00-12:00 BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 16:00-17:00 BST

Do you need the performance of a field emission (FEG) SEM, but also have limited space, no time to wait for sample loading, and no capacity to train all users? Attend the Thermo Scientific Phenom Pharos G2 Desktop FEG-SEM demonstration to:

  • Learn how FEG-level performance has become more accessible than ever 
  • Discover the amazing image quality that a tabletop SEM can deliver
  • See how samples are loaded in just 30 seconds 

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 11:00-12:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 9:00-10:00  BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 15:00-16:00 BST

The Thermo Scientific Axia ChemiSEM is a SEM for large samples, high throughput, and fast routine analysis. During this demo, we will show you how the Axia ChemiSEM enables you to effortlessly examine large and heavy samples without cutting or extensive sample preparation. Thanks to many innovative functions, the Axia ChemiSEM is also optimized for high sample throughput.

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 12:00-13:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 16:00-17:00  BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 10:00-11:00 BST

Join the Thermo Scientific Helios 5 Laser PFIB demo to learn about our latest DualBeam system that combines multi-ion species PFIB and a fs-laser. In this session, we will show you how Helios 5 Laser PFIB enables: 

  • Fast millimeter-scale characterization with nm-resolution using a fully integrated femtosecond laser 
  • Optimized milling for a wide range of materials due to fast ion switching capability (Xe/Ar/N/O) 
  • Automated, in situ, Ga-free TEM sample preparation using Thermo Scientific AutoTEM 5 Software

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 13:00-14:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 12:00-13:00  BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 14:00-15:00 BST

The next-generation Thermo Scientific Phenom XL G2 Desktop SEM (scanning electron microscope) automates your quality control process, providing accurate, reproducible results while freeing up time for value-added work. Meet quality standards with an intuitive, automated solution that eliminates manual, repetitive tasks, such as obtaining the quality information you need to discover failures early and to rapidly adjust your production process when needed, automate quality control to process a high volume of samples with fewer chances of human error, get up to speed quickly with an all-new, easy-to-learn interface ideal for a wide range of applications. The Phenom XL G2 Desktop SEM features full-screen images and an average time-to image of 60 seconds. The unique CeB6 electron source offers a long lifetime with less maintenance. The small form factor requires little lab space, allowing you to place the microscope exactly where you need it.

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 15:00-16:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 14:00-15:00 BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 13:00-14:00 BST

Demos for Life Sciences

The Thermo Scientific Glacios Cryo-TEM is a high-resolution instrument for routine single particle analysis. It is a versatile instrument that is configurable for multiple applications, streamlined sample optimization, and data collection with minimal installation requirements. Join this demo to learn more.

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 13:00-14:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 11:00-12:00  BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 9:00-10:00 BST

Demos for Software

Thermo Scientific Amira Software with the Xplore5D extension allows life scientists to easily visualize, correlate, and process large multichannel and time series imaging data in one platform, without worrying about image size or memory limits. With its smart file format, Xplore5D allows users to compress all imaging data without losing precious information collected during acquisition.

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 14:00-15:00 BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 11:00-12:00 BST

Join our demonstration to discover the visualization and image processing of large 3D image data using the new capabilities of the Thermo Scientific Avizo Software solution. Our team will take you through a step-by-step demo, outlining the recently added functions of Avizo Software. A unique digital lab solution, Avizo Software helps you to characterize your material from a single environment.

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  • Tuesday, July 6 | 16:00-17:00 BST
  • Wednesday, July 7 | 13:00-14:00 BST

​Join our demonstration to meet our premium imaging data management platform: Thermo Scientific Athena Software. Athena enables core imaging facilities dedicated to materials science research to simplify their scientific imaging workflows. Attend this demonstration and learn how to:

  • Simplify your imaging data management 
  • Foster collaboration between your users 
  • Ensure data and metadata traceability

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  • Wednesday, July 7 | 10:00-11:00 BST
  • Thursday, July 8 | 16:00-17:00 BST


Join one of our workshops in the free virtual exhibition area. Anyone can attend these; just register on the mmc2021 website as an exhibition visitor. All times are shown as BST (British Summer Time/UTC+1).

  • July 6, 2–2:30 p.m. Integrated Fluorescence Light Microscope for the Thermo Scientific Aquilos 2 Cryo-FIB
  • July 7, 10–10:30 a.m.  Thermo Scientific Tundra: Cryo-EM for all
  • July 7, 1:45–2:15 p.m. ChemiSEM – Real-time problem solving for SEM-EDS
  • July 8, 12:15–12:45 p.m. The new magic duo: Our state-of-the-art TEM workflow
  • July 8, 12:15–12:45 p.m. Explore large multi-channel and time series data with Thermo Scientific Amira Software and the new Xplore5D extension

Register on the mmc2021 site

Scientific Presentations

July 7 2:15–4:15 p.m.Stream 2: EMAG - Electron Crystallography and DiffractionLarge-area (2D) and volume (3D) EBSD mapping and the associated distortion correctionsBart Winiarski
July 7 4:45–5:45 p.m.Poster Session 3Gaining meaningful statistical data on TEM specimens through automated nanoparticle workflow (APW)Anil Yalcin
July 8 10 a.m.–noonStream 1: EMAG - Functional MaterialsCorrelative tomography for micro- and nanoscale porosity reduction analysis in additive manufactured healable aluminum alloyBart Winiarski
July 8 1:45–2:45 p.m. Poster Session 4 Introducing the term “probe high tension” and extreme X-ray collection efficiency on Spectra Ultra S/TEMAnil Yalcin 
July 8 1:45–2:45 p.m. Poster Session 4 High-resolution cryo-EM at 200 kV enabled by Selectris-X Filters and Falcon 4 Detector Adrian Koh 
July 8 1:45–2:45 p.m. Poster Session 4 A cold field emission gun optimized for cryo-EM applicationsMaarten Bischoff