Facilities and equipment

Facilities to hire at the IfM include meeting rooms and photonics equipment.

Room hire


The Alan Reece Building, on the West Cambridge Site, has flexible lecture, seminar and meeting room spaces available for hire.


The rooms are suitable for a variety of purposes including conferences, seminars, exhibitions and training courses. The rooms are climate controlled with a range of AV and presentation equipment.


Download the IfM Rooms for Hire information pack which includes room capacities and more information on the facilities available.


To enquire about room hire and bookings, please contact IfM Reception for the latest availability. 


Preferential hire rates are available to Cambridge University schools, departments and College's, as well as associated institutions or partners. 




Photonics equipment hire


The IfM's Centre for Industrial Photonics offers its extensive range of photonics equipment and resources to hire for by people who have the relevant laser safety training. The equipment is available to hire both by members of the University of Cambridge and other institutions. Full training will be given before we allow you to use it.


Browse the list of equipment that is available to hire and to enquire about hire, please contact Sophie Gough, sg523@cam.ac.uk. 





For further information please contact:

IfM Enquiries

T: +44 (0) 1223 766141

E: ifm-enquiries@eng.cam.ac.uk

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