Aberdeen Industry Knowledge Hubs

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Aberdeen Industry Knowledge Hubs

Aberdeen has a history of academic excellence, innovation and scientific advances through its leading research centres and world class Universities.  Past inventions include the life-saving drug insulin, the development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and the discovery of partition chromatography.  The region boasts the highest concentration of health and life scientists anywhere in Europe and through collaboration with local industry and business leaders, Aberdeen continues to be a pioneering centre and driving force within the following research areas:

Health and Life Sciences

Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology, Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics, Medical technology, Regenerative Medicine, Digital Health, Epidemiology, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Oncology, Mycology, Urology & Nephrology, Rheumatology, Nutrition & Dietetics, Nursing & Midwifery, Health Care Sciences & Services, Neuroscience, Psychology.


Culture and Tourism

Tourism & Hospitality, Heritage, History, Cultural Studies, Literature & Linguistics, Religion.

Energy, Environmental and Sustainability

Energy, Oil & Gas, Decommissioning, Subsea, Geosciences, Water Resources, Marine Studies, Marine & Freshwater Conservation, Biodiversity Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Transportation.

Food and Primary Industry

Aquaculture & Fishery, Agriculture, Forestry, Food Supply Chain, Nutraceuticals.


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