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Our major stakeholders

The Pirbright Institute is a publicly funded private company.  We have a diverse range of major stakeholders, and receive strategic funding from BBSRC which is supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Our major stakeholders are:

  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • UK Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
  • Wellcome Trust, Medical Research Council (MRC) and other research funding agencies
  • International funding and disease control agencies, such as OIE, WHO, the European Commission, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Industrial producers of veterinary vaccines and antivirals
  • Farmers and livestock keepers


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