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Poultry Research Center Inaugurated by Roslin Institute


The Allermuir Avian Innovation Research and Skills Center was inaugurated on the Easter Bush Campus of the Roslin Institute on June 6th. The facility will be managed by the Scotland Rural College and the center will be co-funded by the Center for Innovation Excellence in Livestock, the Scottish Funding Council and Innovate U.K.

In opening the facility, Lord Henley, Parliamentary Undersecretary of State of the Department for Business Energy and Industry Strategy stated “It is great to see investment like this in new agri-tech facilities that will help the sector to innovate and create the highly-skilled jobs of the future through our agricultural strategy and our modern industrial capacity’ Lord Henley added “The Government has invested more than $350 million to help transform food production in the U.K. for the better.”

The research center is equipped with Greengage inductive lighting and sensor systems to provide comprehensive environmental control. Matt Kealey, Director of Sales and Marketing for Greengage stated “We are delighted that our ALIS lighting platform is installed at the Allermuir Avian Research Center”. Ultimately the facility will be staffed by a team of 35 scientists and technicians and will conduct studies on antimicrobials and management systems.