ESTEEM3 brings together the leading European laboratories equipped with the most advanced TEM installations and thereby aims to be the key European multi-site research and user infrastructure platform for advanced electron microscopy characterisations.

The project aims at facilitating access to the state-of-the-art TEM instruments for academia and industry, supporting the wider user community, integrating access procedures and disseminating best practice. European and international researchers are provided with ultrahigh resolution electron microscopy instrumentation at the forefront of technology with world-class facilities so that challenging characterisation problems in materials and physical sciences can be solved at unprecedented spatial and energy resolution, thereby creating a research venue, where researchers from various disciplines are able to interact and develop collaborations.