Scotland’s Life Sciences Annual Awards will open on 25th September for nomination in eight categories,with several Innovation categories including 'Animal Health, Agritech and Aquaculture', and a new Sustainability Award that will recognise commitment to inspiring new ideas and positive change.
Roslin Innovation Centre is saddened to hear of the death of Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, who has passed away at the age of 79. The world-renowned embryologist and regenerative medicine expert, led the project to create Dolly the Sheep in 1996 – the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell – and his work continues to inform and inspire science at Roslin and beyond.
A researcher at The University of Edinburgh Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems joins team advising global initiative on economic challenges linked to antimicrobial resistance.
Cytomos, a life science start-up based at Roslin Innovation Centre, has developed a proprietary new approach to analysing cells and secured £4 million to scale up market testing of its technology platform Cytomos Dielectric Spectroscopy (CDS).
Rhizocore Technologies, a Roslin Innovation Centre-based start-up company which produces special fungi to ensure trees survive and thrive, is poised to transform the future of reforestation after attracting new funding of £3.5 million.
A consortium led by sustainable aquaculture innovators Aquanzo Ltd has received Innovate UK funding to investigate the feasibility of farming artemia, a small marine shrimp similar to krill, as an alternative circular produced marine protein for young chickens, known as broilers.
Edinburgh-based food tech company, Roslin Technologies, is delighted to welcome Philippine-based Kickstart Ventures, through the Ayala Corporation Technology Innovation Venture (ACTIVE) Fund, as an investor in the Company to support its mission to become the leading provider of animal cell lines to the global cultivated meat industry.
The Roslin Institute will benefit from a share of £376m to support its research into pioneering animal bioscience.
Honey bee genetic data resource has potential to cut research costs and help scientists identify key genes for healthy breeding.
Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems Director, Professor Geoff Simm, has collaborated with colleagues in the Agricultural Universities Council (AUC) to inform a detailed strategy uniting efforts to tackle global challenges in agriculture.