The mission of FEMR is to provide the McGill research community and beyond with a platform for visualization of biological specimens and advanced materials at the highest possible resolution, enabling scientific discoveries that will have the greatest possible impact on the economy, health and quality of life of Canadians.
To achieve this mission, the goals of FEMR are:
- Provide a unique open access platform for visualization of biological specimens and advanced materials using electron microscopy to accelerate scientific discoveries and to enable internationally competitive research programs in biomedical research.
- Develop new techniques using state-of-the-art infrastructure to push the resolution limits and capabilities of electron microscopy.
- Build expertise in electron microscopy in Canada, enabling others to become independent users and opening this technology to a wider audience.