There is no doubt the impact and restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19 made 2020/21 another challenging year for all of us. Despite the challenges, Roslin Innovation Centre has proved resilient and continued to be 'open for business' and we take a look back on some of our 2021 highlights.
A Scottish life sciences company behind “ethical” alternatives to animal testing in drug development has secured nearly £1 million to further commercialise its business.
John Mackenzie (CEO, Roslin Innovation Centre) and Dr David Johnson (Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship, University of Glasgow) explore the Roslin Innovation Centre to reveal the role of the built environment in driving science commercialisation and UCEE development.
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.