Ingenza and Phibro Ethanol – a division of Phibro Animal Health Corporation – have joined forces to engineer a novel yeast strain that will increase yield in the commercial production of bioethanol under both challenging and conventional environmental conditions, further driving the switch to clean biofuels.
Easter Bush Campus-based Beta Bugs Ltd has secured a £1.72m investment to scale-up the production, sale and supply of its Black Soldier Fly eggs and larvae to the insect farming sector, as a sustainable alternative to current sources of protein for animal feed.
The Galien Foundation, the premier global institution dedicated to honoring innovators in life sciences, will be hosting the Prix Galien USA 2023 awards at a ceremony in New York in late October.
Roslin Innovation Centre tenant Carcinotech have entered a partnership with CELLINK, to develop and commercialise protocols for cancer models to provide improved speed and accuracy in drug development processes.
Roslin Technologies, a leading cell provider to the cultivated meat industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Deepika Rajesh to the role of Chief Scientific Officer.
Macomics Ltd, a leader in macrophage drug discovery, continues its growth trajectory with expansion into dedicated facilities within Roslin Innovation Centre. The company has also announced the appointment of Professor Paul Crocker, FRSE, Emeritus Professor of Glycoimmunology, University of Dundee, to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
Dr Kate Cameron, CEO and founder of Cytochroma, is one of ten new Scottish ‘export champions’, selected by the Department for Business and Trade, in partnership with Scottish Development International and recognised for having a track record of trading internationally and a desire to share their expertise with others.
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.