Mylnefield Research Services Ltd

Mylnefield Research Services Ltd was founded in 1989 and has been trading since 1992. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the James Hutton Institute and is responsible for commercialising the intellectual property and expertise of the Institute.

Mylnefield Research Services Ltd

You might not have heard of us but we are sure you have heard of many of the products we have helped develop. Did you know that the iconic brand Ribena only uses blackcurrants bred by us or that the leading organic potato variety in the UK was bred by us in collaboration with Greenvale AP.


MRS offers a comprehensive range of analytical services serving the agriculture, food and drink, pharmaceutical, forensics, environmental and related sectors.

In addition, MRS is able to offer the services of Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS), a leading international centre of expertise with particular expertise in bioinformatics, statistical genetics, experimental design, image analysis and decision support tools.