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HRH The Princess Royal officially opened the BBSRC National Vaccinology Centre: The Jenner Building today (24 March, 2017) – a world leading vaccine development facility, located at The Pirbright Institute in Surrey. The BBSRC National Vaccinology Centre accommodates 100 scientists working on cutting-edge research to generate exciting new vaccines for a variety of livestock diseases, including those that can spread to humans.

BBSRC is excited to announce Professor Melanie Welham’s role as interim Chief Executive has officially been extended until 31 March 2018. Professor Welham will continue her appointment until the creation of UK Research and Innovation in April 2018, subject to parliamentary approval of the Higher Education and Research Bill.

​The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship scheme provides support to researchers and innovators who have promising business ideas. The programme, delivered by the RSE with support from BBSRC, STFC, Scottish Enterprise and Quantic allows fellows to focus solely on developing their business idea.