Agricultural biotechnology in Dundee encompasses a distinctive range of world-class research strengths in land, crop, water, environment and socio-economic science integrated within an interdisciplinary systems approach. Based in Dundee, and Aberdeen, The James Hutton Institute brings together a wide range of skills and expertise to form Europe's first research centre focused on tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems including the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security. A combination of Dundee's strength in life sciences and location within Scotland's richest farming lands makes Dundee an ideal location to work and study in this field. Dundee has recently attracted new companies working in this area including Advanced Pest Solutions, an innovative pest control company and creator of the UK's leading insect spray Smidge™.
Information on companies and research institutions working in the field is available in the BioDundee Database.