Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute:
The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is a multi-disciplinary scientific Institute offering world class scientific services to a wide range of customers in the agri-food sector.
We provide a wide range of analytical & diagnostic testing, research & development and scientific training & advice in agriculture, food, animal and plant health, marine and freshwater ecosystems and the agri-environment.
Our customers include a range of local, national and international commercial companies, Northern Ireland and UK Departments, Agencies and associated bodies in the European Union.
We participate in top-level research consortia with some of the world’s leading research organisations, universities and agencies globally, including China, the United States and Canada. We have dedicated Research Support officers who identify and explore potential collaboration opportunities with new and existing partners.
Where we are:
We operate across 7 sites in Northern Ireland and have a purpose built marine research vessel which operates in the Irish Sea from the Port of Belfast. Our state-of-the-art equipment is used by world-renowned scientists to provide sophisticated and reliable data on fish stocks in the Irish Sea, coupled with expert interpretation to provide advice for customers.
For further information please visit the AFBI website.