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Open Access

According to the order of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania No V-2117 of 10 November 2011 and implementing valley projects, established or renewed laboratories as well as laboratories currently dislocated in research and higher education institutions will work on the basis of an open access principle, i.e. their resources will be accessible not only for researchers, students or visiting scientists of these institutions but also for interested persons from other institutions or business enterprises.

At present there are two open access centers at the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology
  1. Open access center of electronic microscopy, X-ray diffractometry and spectrometry.
  2. Open access center of processing technologies - BALTFAB http://www.baltfab.lt
At these centers open access is ensured in:
  • rendering scientific research and technology development services;
  • implementing joint business and science projects;
  • employing equipment for training highly qualified specialists;
  • making it possible for users having an appropriate qualification and technical background to carry out scientific investigations and/or experiments at laboratories by themselves