Core Services and Equipment Resources

The Workshop in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta


Facility Overview

"We will attempt to fix just about anything"

The FoMD Workshop provides the following services to researchers and groups across the University of Alberta:

  • Fabrication & Machining: We work with acrylics, Acetal, aluminum, steel, stainless steel, Teflon, and other similar materials
  • Repair: Electronic issues, mechanical issues, equipment such as biosafety cabinets, incubators, ice machines, power supplies, and all lab equipment.
  • Welding
  • Woodworking
  • Miscellaneous: installing shelves, rearranging furniture, hanging whiteboards/corkboards, etc

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


$40/hour for labour, plus the cost of materials.

NOTE: Effective April 1, 2020, the labour fee for University of Alberta users will increase to $50/hour.

Please submit all requests through iLab.