ISAAC Mobile Lab

Running for over a decade, our mobile laboratory provides heritage institutions with access to:

  • unique in-house developed cutting-edge mobile imaging and spectroscopy instruments (funded by UK Research Council grants); 

  • state-of-the-art commercial and bespoke instruments for in situ analysis in art conservation, history and archaeology;

  • advanced data science methodologies for interpretation of results;

  • expertise in interdisciplinary research at the interface between science and heritage


Instrument Types

How to Apply

Applications are welcome from UK and international organisations. For charities and public organisations, access to the ISAAC mobile lab is provided on a non-profit basis.

UK based Organisations

Organisations within the UK should email the ISAAC Research Centre directly to discuss a research collaboration with us.

International Organisations 


Organisations from outside the UK can contact the ISAAC Research Centre directly to access the full range of facilities, or alternatively, selected ISAAC mobile lab facilities are accessible via the transnational access program offered by the MOLAB platform of IPERION HS