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Impact of The Roslin Institute

The Roslin Institute's impact is felt on a local, national and international level.

Economic Impact

Each year The Roslin Institute generates a total economic benefit to the UK of over £320 million gross value added (GVA) and supports 1,321 jobs.

Agricultural Productivity

Global livestock production relies on small nucleus populations of breeding animals from a handful of large breeding companies. The Roslin Institute works closely with breeding companies to help them improve agricultural productivity and the welfare of farmed animals.

UK Animal Health Sector

The Roslin Institute has a strong culture of industrial collaboration that enables it to play a key role in supporting the UK animal health sector.

Food Security and Human Health

The Roslin Institute works closely with government and industry to address the challenges of food security and human health.

Future Impact

On-going research at The Roslin Institute is expected to generate significant impacts in the future. Extensive development plans on Easter Bush Campus will generate wealth and support additional employment.

Success Stories

It is estimated that each year, the Roslin Institute generates a total economic benefit to the UK of over £320 million GVA and supports 1,321 jobs.

Useful Publications

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