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Economic impact

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

For every £1 of public funding, the Roslin Institute generates £12.87 gross value added for the UK economy. 

The Institute also contributes to global food security, enhances the competitiveness of the UK animal sciences sector, improves animal welfare, enables scientific advances in human health care, and supports environmentally sustainable agriculture.

graph of Roslin economic impact

Source: BiGGAR Economics.

Related publications

Economic impact of the Roslin Institute for 2011/2012: Executive summary

Economic impact of the Roslin Institute for 2011/2012: Full report

Opportunities in animal health for Scotland