We encourage you to contact us or make a service request in order to discuss our rates and service models.

Service Rates

Please note: We anticipate having to increase scanning rates by 5-10% annually, to cover rising expenses. Please contact us for the appropriate rate to include in your grant applications.

Rates as of 1 April 2024, in Canadian dollars:

Service Grant-funded research (tri-council etc.)Industry-funded research
Research Support ServicesInitial Project ConsultationUp to 2 hours free,
then $150/hour
Safety training
Required for researchers present during scanning
Pre- and Post-Scanning Services by MR Engineer, MR Physicist, and Imaging Scientist$150/hour$225/hour
Research ScanningDevelopment Scanning for funded studies$660/hour$800/hour
Development Scanning for researchers applying for fundsPlease contact usN/A

MRO Annual Access fees for Standard Scanning:

  • Reflects the number of participants and scanning hours per participant at $660/hour for grant-funded studies, and at the negotiated rate for industry-sponsored studies.

    Please contact us for a quote to include in your grant application
Overtime Scanning
For scanning outside of regular business hours.
*Subject to availability of MR Scanner Operator
Add $125/hour*Add $125/hour*
Cancellations: with minimum of 15 working days’ notice
Cancellations: with less than 15 working days’ notice
No charge
Penalty may apply


For any other type of requests, please contact us.

All research projects subject to approval by Scientific Advisor.

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