The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs are world leaders in the provision of external quality assurance (EQA) for pathology laboratories. RCPAQAP offer a comprehensive range of EQA for all disciplines of pathology. The programs are offered in Australia and internationally in over 80 countries. RCPAQAP is committed to providing an efficient and customer-focused service to participants. The RCPAQAP and the Society for Ultrastructural Pathology are joint convenors of the EM Tutorial Day.


ZEISS is a leading manufacturer in microscopy offering inspiring solutions in the life and materials sciences for both teaching and routine clinical applications. ZEISS microscopes are used worldwide in high-tech industry, manufacturing and assembly, processing and research of raw materials, and biomedical applications.

JEOL (Australasia)

JEOL (Australasia) provides both sales and service support throughout Australia and New Zealand. JEOL has a vast wealth of expertise and knowledge in the scientific field with more than 60 years experience in the field of electron microscopy, 50 years in mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and 40+ years in electron beam lithography.


NewSpec was established in December 2004 as an Australian-owned company and the exclusive Australasian distributor for the Newport Corporation. NewSpec specialises in the marketing, sales, importation, installation, and service of scientific research equipment, primarily in the fields of lasers, optics, electron microscopes and surface metrology. Based in Adelaide, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, NewSpec continues to grow, offering an expanding range of Laser Systems, Electron Microscopes, Surface Profilers, and related optical equipment to the scientific research, aerospace & defence, microelectronics and life science markets throughout Australia and New Zealand.

ATA Scientific

ATA Scientific represents a group of highly regarded international companies with a range of innovative instruments applicable across the particle, surface, life and materials sciences. Established over 30 years ago, ATA Scientific has built an extensive customer base including universities, CSIRO, and a diverse range of companies in the pharmaceutical, polymer, chemical, and mining industries throughout Australia and New Zealand. ATA Scientific provides the instruments and know-how to obtain meaningful and reliable analytical results.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through its industry-leading brands, and supports its customers in accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity, improving patient health through diagnostics, and the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies.


Tousimis is a globally recognized manufacturer of highly reliable critical point dryer (CPD) systems based in the USA with global sales and service support. Our 50 years of CPD experience in both designing and fabricating reliable CPD systems will benefit your work! Our process reproducibly preserves Micro & Nano 3D structures. Current applications include: Biological, Bio-MEMS, Aerogel, MEMS, Graphene, MOF and others.


Scientex markets medium to high value Instruments/Technologies and related services to Analytical, Life Science and associated Industry Segments. Management’s attention to detail provides professional satisfaction and underpins our commitment to delivering Customer Service Excellence. Creative marketing is continuously nurtured to build Customer awareness and to ensure that Scientex represents leadership in Scientific Equipment Sales. Commitment to National Sales & Marketing ensures that Scientex has extensive market coverage for its “Select” and Exclusive Supplier/Principal Partnerships.

Coherent Scientific

Coherent Scientific specialises in the sale and support of laser, optical and atomic force microscopes, nanoinstrumentation and electron microscopy and microanalysis. We are the local distributor for highly reputable companies such as Andor, Bruker and Coherent Inc. As of January 2024 we commenced distribution for Gatan Inc, the world’s leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software for the most challenging electron microscopy and microanalysis applications. Coherent Scientific has supported its customers for 35 years, with highly experienced sales, service and administration staff throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Leica Microsystems

Ever since the company started as a family business in the 19th century, its instruments have been widely recognised for their optical precision and innovative technology. Leica Microsystems is one of the market leaders in microscopy: anywhere from stereo to digital microscopy and all the way up to super-resolution, as well as sample preparation solutions for electron microscopy. Users of Leica instruments can be found in many fields: life science research, throughout the manufacturing industry, surgical specializations, and in classrooms around the world. Instruments and workflow solutions for electron microscopy sample preparation for life sciences and industrial applications alike complete the company’s product portfolio.