The insect farming industry is helping to combat three major areas contributing to our damaged climate: food waste, deforestation, and carbon emissions. To help the sector address some of the questions regarding the farming of the Black Soldier Fly, Beta Bugs Ltd launch Beta Buzz, a new insect farming industry publication.
Scientists at Roslin Institute contribute to improving the sustainability of livestock, in line with UN goals on climate.
Dyneval, soon to locate to Roslin Innovation Centre, is delighted to announce that it has secured total funding of over £1.8M to establish a new quality control standard for semen analysis that will benefit users across the livestock production chain.
Following a successful year of collaboration, AbacusBio and Bayer have agreed to expand their partnership in the area of predictive plant breeding. This marks AbacusBio’s largest collaboration to date, which is anticipated to have a far-reaching impact along numerous crop supply chains.
Gene-editing methodology could contribute to climate resilience of animals living in hot climates.
A gene affecting resistance to a viral disease in Atlantic salmon has been identified using CRISPR gene-editing technology.
Leading research and humanitarian agencies have joined forces to harness data and technology in a bid to stop climate shocks resulting in hunger in vulnerable livestock farming communities.
A body-sizing app to improve online shopping, 3D printed tumours to test cancer drugs, and a mental health early warning monitor are among the 12 innovations selected for the next University of Edinburgh AI Accelerator.
RiboNucleic Acid (RNA) sequencing specialist Wobble Genomics has raised a £1.2 million investment round led by Eos Advisory. The Roslin Institute spin-out will be a new tenant company in Roslin Innovation Centre.
Green Bioactives, a bio-technology start-up based at Roslin Innovation Centre, has secured two new international contracts to supply its biochemicals to a US chemical company and a Chinese pharmaceuticals manufacturer.