Rothamsted Research

where knowledge grows

About us

Rothamsted Research is a truly unique organisation with over 170 years of experience of delivering innovation for the agricultural industry. Our multi-disciplinary workforce brings together scientific knowledge and expertise in fields ranging from genomics to field ecology. Rothamsted’s reputation as pioneers of outstanding agricultural research along with its extensive national and international collaborations and position of independence makes us the ideal partner for research.

The role of our Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation Office is to:

  • Coordinate our strategic relationships with industry and develop new collaborations with business

  • Manage knowledge exchange activities between scientists and stakeholders

  • Support the development of RoCRE: Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise

Funding opportunities

Funding for UK businesses looking to collaborate with academic partners

Case studies

Examples of successful collaborations

Scientific Expertise together to address the challenges faced by industry and society


State-of-the-art scientific equipment and facilities and world-class research services

Our Philosophy

Our values and objectives when working with external partners