The James Hutton Institute provides consultancy and advice on a range of environmental issues and hosts three popular field events for the soft fruit, cereal and potato industries each year to transfer scientific knowledge direct to the end user.The Institute also hosts a range of other open days, workshops and events for key stakeholders, policymakers and industry as well as scientific and industry conferences.James Hutton Ltd converts scientific knowledge, through innovation and industrial partnerships, into new and improved products and services. Its products are market leaders and are widely available to the UK public through food retailers.It also runs a highly accredited lipids service which analyses samples for the food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, and a stable isotope analysis service for food and drink authenticity as well as forensics.Similarly, James Hutton Ltd offers consultancy and analytical services for research and commercial purposes. BioSS provides consultancy in biomathematics and statistics.
Specialised skills include:
- Analytical chemistry
- Geneflow studies
- Vegetation analysis
- Soil science
- Biomathematics and statistical services
The James Hutton Institute has collaborations with universities and research institutes in more than 60 countries throughout the world.