Roslin science centre looks to future

A MIDLOTHIAN science centre has embarked on a new venture to develop a central Scotland base for growing bioscience, mid-tech and healthcare companies.

Roslin BioCentre has joined forces with BioCity Nottingham to create BioCity Scotland Limited, which will be based at the former MSD research facility at Newhouse, North Lanarkshire.

The agreement unlocks more than 130,000 sq ft of purpose-built laboratories and offices on the 23-acres site, which is capable of supporting pre-clinical drug discoveries and development by a range of independent companies.

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