We aim to provide the highest standard of facilities and consultancy services in an ever-changing commercial, academic and regulatory environment.
Our high standards
We strive to operate to the highest possible standards with our services.
Our research facilities are licensed and inspected by the UK Home Office. We undertake regulatory studies in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). All sites are licensed and inspected by regulatory authorities including the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) and the Marine Scotland Fish Health Inspectorate.
Contract research services
We offer a long-established and successful contract research service that supports the development and testing of products for use in aquaculture and fisheries, including parasiticides, antibiotics, vaccines, feeds and feed additives.
Our laboratories conduct pioneering fundamental research and commercially relevant research in partnership with leading aquaculture companies.
We work in all the key priority research areas, including:
genomic, molecular and bioinformatics
microbiology and immunology
nutrition analytical services
water quality services
Our laboratories provide facilities to conduct pioneering and commercially relevant research in partnership with leading aquaculture companies.
We’ve four research facilities providing a range of environmental conditions: marine, freshwater, temperate and tropical. Our systems include recirculating aquaculture systems, challenge unit, constant temperature rooms, hatchery and invertebrate.
Our sites are:
Stirling Analytical Platforms, University of Stirling
Stirling Experimental Aquatic Facilities, University of Stirling
Niall Bromage Fresh water Research Unit (NBFRU) at Buckieburn, Denny
Marine Environmental Research Laboratory (MERL) at Machrihanish, Campbeltown
Please contact us if you would like to know more about using our facilities.