Welcome to SCRI

SCRI is a Scottish success story. We are the bridge between rural production and urban wellbeing. We have an unrivalled track record of delivering innovative knowledge, products and services that enrich the Scottish and UK economies.

SCRI is active in 30 countries supporting sustainable development and the production of healthy, natural food. Learn more about SCRI.

Read about plans for Scotland's New Institute - The James Hutton Institute


SCRI Research


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Preserving and utilising the variety of the world’s species.


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Designing arable systems for food security and a healthy environment.

Climate Change

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Effective responses to the impacts of environmental change.

Wealthier and Healthier

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Working to improve prosperity and health through better food.