Laboratory and Pilot Facility User Fees

The Oregon State University Seafood Lab makes available the use of its faciities for research and product development and testing.  The attached file outlines our current service fees.

If you have any question concerning fees, please contact Christina DeWitt, director of the facility.

Service Fee

Description

Rate

Pilot Plant Use

This would be to use the seafood pilot plant without paying for labor to help with projects.  Includes use of food processing equipment such as grinder, bowl chopper, hand-held injector, block freezer, and cutting tables.  It does not include additional labor.

$40/hour

Technician/Staff Support

This would be to assist with projects

$50/hr

Graduate Student Support

This would be to assist with projects

$25/hr

Undergraduate Student Support

This would be to assist with projects

$13/hr

Faculty Support

This would be to assist with projects

$75/hr

Seafood Lab Fee

Lab fee to be based upon the nature of testing occurring (see following) and will be agreed upon prior to commencement of testing.

$15-$250/sample/hour

Spray Dryer Rental

For use offsite. Keep

$200/month (shipping not included)

Controlled Temperature Rooms

Use of Cold Room Storage

$0.03/lb/month

Freezer Storage

 

$0.03/lb/month

Smoking fish

Use of smoker on raw incoming filets (does not include labor)

$6/lb, minimum $200 per smoking cycle

Canning

Canning product (does not include labor)

$3/can plain

$4/can smoked

Minimum $300 per cook cycle

Injector

Use of Wolf-tec injector (does not include labor).

$25/hr or $1/10 lbs, whichever is greater.