Case studies

Our research makes an impact. Explore a selection of recent case studies that spotlight some of our areas of research.

A team from BioSS played an important role in understanding the spread of COVID-19 in Scotland by developing a system capable of rapidly analysing data tracking the presence of the virus in wastewater samples.
We are at the centre of global efforts to help potato breeders and growers stay ahead of the constantly-evolving threat of new strains of the late blight pathogen.
Our blackcurrant varieties make up almost 100% of the fruit blend found in Ribena. This fruitful partnership is helping to grow more resilient and sustainable blackcurrant crops.