moving on

Tenants go on to pastures new    

Roslin Innovation Centre provides fully equipped office and lab facilities on a short, medium or longer term basis to a variety of tenant types. 

For companies at incubation stage, we offer short-term, ‘easy in easy out’ occupancy. For companies or individuals in a business transient phase we have office and lab work space to rent in our 'Research Hotel' by the day, week, month, quarter or on a six month basis up to a maximum of 12 months.  

We wish all tenants that move on from Roslin Innovation Centre the very best success for the future. 

Argenta Ltd logo

Argenta Ltd utilised our open-plan office space in August 2018, to complement Argenta’s other global facilities, including manufacturing facilities in Dundee, Scotland.

Argenta is the world’s only combined contract research organisation (CRO) and contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) specialising in animal health. With accredited operations and facilities across New Zealand, the United States of America and the United Kingdom, Argenta is fully equipped to offer a full range of products and services to the global animal health industry. 

Argenta’s 400+ global team develops and exports products and services to over 40 countries.

ARK Genomics logo

ARK Genomics Ltd (AGL) joined Roslin Innovation Centre soon after we opened and  occupied open-plan office space. 

The company promoted genomic research, bringing together commercial companies and academia, and provides access to cutting edge sequencing technologies for human and animal health working with their partner Edinburgh Genomics.  

AGL has since been embedded within Roslin Technologies, the commercialisation arm of The Roslin Institute and University of Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. 

CST logo

Casta Spes Technologies build autonomous robots for perimeter surveillance providing accountable, accessible and affordable security 24/7, plugging the gap between static cameras and expensive manned patrols. 

Set up by young graduates, Selby Cary and Michael McDonald, the entrepreneurial company joined us in our open-plan office space. Following the launch of their robot guard, ZIVA, Casta Spes relocated to the Bayes Centre, an innovation hub for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

ZIVA was designed using funding from pre-seed tech accelerator, Seed Haus, and Scottish Enterprise support. The vehicle operates across a range of terrains and sectors including agriculture, energy and construction. 

Deep Science Ventures logo

Deep Science Ventures brings together teams of scientists to seize crucial opportunities and redefine industries. 

The company was founded to create a better method for launching science companies, one that takes a systems level view of the opportunity from day one. New companies are formed of highly technical founder-type scientists recruited to build “holy grail” ventures with the potential to redesign entire sectors.

Deep Science Ventures and the Roslin Institute launched the Food & Agriculture Science Transformer (FAST), an ambitious programme creating the first venture studio in Scotland.

Duradiamond Software/iLivestock logo

Duradiamond Software help to deliver a sustainable future for farming through product development. 

The innovative agritech company develop proprietary, farmer focused business and market intelligence solutions for domestic and international livestock markets, and bespoke software for third party companies. 

Roslin Innovation Centre provided office space to the iLivestock team, one of the company's core products, a mobile solution for livestock record keeping and performance monitoring. This also integrates with eWeigh, designed to capture weights of unique records and see live weight gains. 

Edinburgh Genomics logo

Edinburgh Genomics is a world leading genomics and bioinformatics facility, within the University of Edinburgh, delivering high volume data and cutting-edge analyses to a large community of collaborators and customers across academia, government, and industry.

Edinburgh Genomics  is the first site in Scotland to deploy NovaSeq technology and the company has a portfolio of instruments specialised for high-throughput sequencing of human and non-human genomes, these include the HiSeq X system for large volume whole genome sequencing projects.

Roslin Innovation Centre welcomed the opportunity to provide hot desk facilities to members of the team providing collaboration opportunities on Easter Bush Campus.

Food Chain Enterprises logo

Food Chain Enterprises provide global business consulting services and fully comprehensive support to integrated food production and manufacturing. 

Consultants understand today's food industry challenges and have the technical and business expertise, covering the full supply chain, to quickly bring performance improvements to optimise processes and business profitability. 

Food Chain Enterprises specialise in the various aspects of Agribusiness, Food Production, Food Manufacturing and the FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) sector world-wide. 

Roslin Innovation Centre provided FCE with open-plan office space and wish the team well with the range of services they offer across the entire poultry supply chain and in any future collaborations with others on Campus.

Green Bioactives logo - tenant company at Roslin Innovation Centre

Green Bioactives Ltd is an innovative start-up from the University of Edinburgh, utilising plants or next generation cultured plant cells to produce biomolecules and cell extracts for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, food and agricultural markets. 

Working with nature to create sustainable sources of plant biomolecules and extracts, the company was founded on the urgent requirement for a robust and sustainable source of plant natural bioactive molecules for a myriad of potential applications across a variety of industrial sectors.

We providing office space to Green Bioactives for the company to nurture its growth and they have now relocated to the neighbouring Pentlands Science Park.

Kajeka logo

Kajeka Ltd joined us at our 'pop up incubator' in 2015 during development  of Roslin Innovation Centre and then moved to our open-plan office space in 2017.

Kajeka is a spin out of The Roslin Institute and developers of visual software solutions for big data and network analysis. 

Kajeka’s powerful technology emerged from research undertaken by academic teams in Cambridge and Edinburgh to add speed, sophistication and ever more powerful analysis capabilities to the robust platform produced by the research scientists.

LTS International logo

LTS International booked in to our 'Research Hotel' for a ten week period during development of their facilities at the nearby Pentlands Science Park.

LTS is a consultancy and project management firm with 45 years of global experience in tackling complex facets of climate change, forestry, water resources, ecosystems and institutional governance.

In 2018, LTS merged with NIRAS Group as part of their Development Consulting division and is now a part of a network with 27 offices globally.  

N2 Applied Ltd logo

N2 Applied Ltd is headquartered in Oslo and took additional office space at Roslin Innovation Centre to progress the commercialisation of their technology in the UK market.

The company aims to fundamentally improve global food production by enabling livestock farmers to produce their own fertiliser from manure, air and renewable energy. The technology produces an environmental-friendly nitrogen fertiliser with significantly reduced ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions, improved resource efficiency and reduced costs for the farmer,

Today’s fertiliser value chain is costly and harmful to the environment. N2 Applied’s technology disrupts this chain, changing it from a linear to a circular model.

Pulcea Ltd logo

Pulcea Ltd is a company focused on improving animal welfare and sustainability within the aquaculture industry. This is primarily achieved by their ability to harness marine physics in a manner capable of delivering unique technical innovations into this rapidly developing sector of the food production industry. 

Collaborating with both commercial and academic partners, including Stirling University's Institute of Aquaculture, Pulcea’s team are currently investigating the optimisation of fish health interventions, both medicinal and mechanical. Areas of interest include sea-lice & Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD), Water Quality Management, Vaccination, Saprolegnia and Seal Deterrence. 

We wish Pulcea continued success on their journey to delivering solutions to fish welfare challenges in the farmed salmon industry.

Pure Water International logo - tenant company at Roslin Innovation Centre

Pure Water International is an innovative Scottish start-up that provide safe, clean, sustainable, decentralised water packages in a more efficient and effective manner than is currently available in a global market.

The team of highly experienced design, fabrication and installation professionals have extensive experience overseas, particularly in African markets. They aim to provide multiple water treatment systems to provide clean, safe water at sustainably lower operating cost by means of engineered packaged solutions.

We wish Pure Water International with the success and distribution of their Clean Aqua For Everyone (CAFE) filtration systems. 

Roslin Foundation logo - tenant company at Roslin Innovation Centre

Roslin Foundation was founded in 1995. The Foundation promotes the advancement of education, research and knowledge in agriculture, agricultural related areas, other biological sciences and biotechnology by undertaking scientific research, and disseminating the results of such research, and in the training of research scientists.

The Foundation supports ongoing projects into the research of animal health and welfare at the Roslin Institute and regularly receives and reviews updates on progress to ensure their charitable aims are being met.

We provided hot desk space for the team and Board Members as required within our open plan office area. 

SCI Supply Chain In-Sites logo - tenant company at Roslin Innovation Centre

Supply Chain In-Sites Ltd (SCI) provide enhanced delivery for supply chain management technical services and certification needs from farm to fork offering bespoke programmes and innovative, technology-led, and exciting solutions for all agricultural activities.

As produce leaves the farm, SCI support the complete supply chain and can help manage all aspects of due diligence for suppliers including manufacturing; wholesale; storage and distribution and also ensure the integrity and traceability of products by accredited inspection and certification services.

We wish SCI every success in their efforts to transform  supply chain management.

Tropical Animal Genetics logo

Members of the Tropical Animal Genetics Ltd (TAG) team utilised open-plan office space at Roslin Innovation Centre. 

TAG has expertise to meet the growing needs for superior genetics for farmers and breeders through provision of industry-leading reproductive technologies. 

On-going research and applied science allows TAG to develop and implement new technologies that will help move the science of tropical animal genetic improvement forward.

Vetsina Animal Diagnostics Ltd logo

Vetsina Animal Diagnostics Ltd was a joint venture between Roslin Technologies and Destina Genomics.

The company was established to maximise the impact of a revolutionary chemical-based system for detecting nucleic acids and single nucleotide polymorphisms, for the development of simple, fast, accurate & cost-effective products for PCR-free detection of miRNAs for animal health and veterinary use. 

Our 'Research Hotel' located on the ground floor at Roslin Innovation Centre offers an interim solution for established companies and start-ups, providing ready to use state-of-the art office and lab space with access to standard lab equipment. 

Work space (rent-a-desk and/or rent-a-lab) is available on a short-term let basis either per day, per week, per month, per quarter or on a six month basis for up to a 12 month period. Shared space is subject to availability for an individual or company with up to a maximum of 24 'guests'.