Highlights from the heart of an expanding Campus
The new gateway to Easter Bush Campus, Roslin Innovation Centre, opened to tenants and visitors at the end of August 2017.
This development is the midway point of the Campus Masterplan 2025 with already over £140 million invested, out of about £250 million ear-marked for the project.
The Winter 2017 issue of UKSPA's Breakthrough Magazine features an article by Roslin Innovation Centre's CEO, John Mackenzie, introducing the new development as an environment for growth.
The opening of Roslin Innovation Centre in August 2017 offers genuine opportunities for leading innovation companies to be part of an integrated and collaborative community and is ideally placed to allow for the natural development of business collaborators, with laboratory and office space situated close to science and clinical livestock expertise.
From penicillin to the word's first cloned mammal, we are pleased to have contributed to Convention Edinburgh's new campaign 'Make It Edinburgh', celebrating Scotland's capital as a centre of excellence, innovation and heritage.
Raising its global profile as the business tourism destination of choice for meeting and event planners, Make it Edinburgh encourages conference organisers to bring their event to a world leading knowledge hub.
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The Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre (EBSOC) is a new purpose built teaching lab located in the Campus Hub.
EBSOC welcomed visitors to its first event, inviting young scientists to a free DNA workshop where everyone had fun experimenting in the new labs and making DNA lockets.
The event took place during the annual Easter Bush Campus Open Day and as well as viewing some of the Campus buildings, there was a programme of activities and opportunities to engage with scientists, vets, staff and students.
Some of our highlights in the countdown to opening.
Sir Ed Southern, inventor of the Southern blot, met with Professor Appolinaire Djikeng, Director of Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health to be briefed on their recent interactions through BecA in Kenya.
The visit was follow by a tour of the Easter Bush Campus and an opportunity for Sir Southern to learn more about The Roslin Institute, R(D)SVS, Roslin Innovation Centre and other initiatives.
Pictured from left to right: Dina DuYue (PhD student - The Roslin Institute), Sir Ed Southern, John Mackenzie (CEO - Roslin Innovation Centre), Nicola Mawson (Under Graduate - Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies), Professor Appolinaire Djikeng (Director of CTLGH), Chandana Basu (Post Doc - The Roslin Institute) and seated, Lady Southern.
In this short video interview, John Mackenzie, Chief Executive Officer of Roslin Innovation Centre, explains why Midlothian is a great place to base your business.
Video produced by Borders Railway.
“We offer a fantastic infrastructure and innovation environment for companies to locate here and engage with science."John Mackenzie, CEO, Roslin Innovation Centre