Cleanroom Payments

Payments for LCN Cleanroom Services

The LCN Cleanroom provides access to equipment in exchange for a fee. Our current Charging Scheme applies from 1 Aug 2017. A document detailing the charges is available in the Private area, and within the LDB booking system documents area, or by application to the Cleanroom Manager. All prices quoted by us exclude VAT. 

LCN Finance Officer:          Shaheen Bhoonee, +44 (0)207 679 0070 (Ext 30070) The LCN Finance officer manages the receipt of payments and  records them into the UCL finance system.

LCN Cleanroom Manager:     Steve Etienne, +44 (0)207 679 9904 (Ext 39904) When the funds are recorded, the Cleanroom Credits will be updated by  Cleanroom team

 All queries regarding payments should be made to the correct person

There are three alternatives:

Within the London Centre for Nanotechnology, by IDJ

The Project Account Holder should download this form and submit it by email to Shaheen Bhoonee. An IDJ (Intra Department Journal) will then be processed.

From another UCL department to the London Centre for Nanotechnology, by IDT

The Project Account Holder should download this form and submit it by email to Shaheen Bhoonee. An IDT (Inter Departmental Transfer) will then be processed.

From an Institution outside UCL, by Purchase Order

The Project Account Holder should download this form and submit it together with the Purchase Order to LCN  by email to Shaheen Bhoonee and Steve Etienne. 

  1. Supplier on PO is:  London Centre for Nanotechnology, 17-19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH
  2. PO must contain the name of person who will use the cleanroom
  3. PO must contain the name of that person’s Supervisor with financial authority (Principal Investigator or Manager)
  4. PO description must state  ‘Use of Cleanroom Services by <Name of Individual>’ or ‘Payment for Cleanroom Materials’ as appropriate
  5. VAT, Our prices exclude VAT.  All Zero VAT Purchase Orders must have a Zero VAT certificate attached.

Notes

a) For new grant applications from UCL to a UK Research Council, pre approved Full Economic Charging rates apply for the LCN Cleanroom and other facilities.  These rates are defined within the pFact system and must be used.

b) Users from LCN, UCL, Imperial College and Kings College are considered as internal users.  Costs for other external academic users are higher. 

c) Industrial or Commercial users  negotiate their rates individually through the LCN Business Development Manager, Tabasum Farzaneh.