The new collective will work across six of Scotland’s research institutes to improve the availability of information on, and connections between, areas such as the environment, land, food, agriculture and rural communities.
Scottish science and technology is at the forefront of the global battle in this field. Here in Edinburgh we have one of the world’s top clusters of animal health experts at the Easter Bush Research Consortium, where 600 scientists are carrying out ground...
A recent two-day workshop in Nairobi was organised by the University of Edinburgh’s Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security and attended by experts from the UK, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ethiopia and Nigeria.
Agriculture and food security is an area of key economic and societal importance to the UK and globally, and a strategic priority for the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Edinburgh joined institutions from across Scotland to explore possible research partnerships with Indian universities and businesses to highlight expertise in innovation, concentrating on technology, life sciences and precision medicine.
Midlothian-based Biotangents has secured £2.2m of new funding and strengthened the management team and Board to further support the next phase of development and roll-out of its ‘on farm’ rapid disease technology.
John Mackenzie, CEO of Roslin Innovation Centre, gives an insight into the role of the new business gateway during Edinburgh's Life Sciences focus week, part of Visit Scotland's Legends campaign - Scotland Where #IdeasBecomeLegend.