Fera Science Ltd

Fera is a science-based organisation that works across the agri-food supply chain and is national and international centre of science excellence for interdisciplinary investigation and problem solving across plant and bee health, crop protection, sustainable agriculture, food and feed quality and chemical safety in the environment.

We create and deliver integrated, innovative and expert research services and products for our partners in crop protection, chemical and animal health companies, as well as food producers and growers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers. We also support and work closely with governments, academia and leading research organisations.

With a heritage stretching back over 100 years, we have established a reputation for delivering science for the public good. As we embark on the next stage of our history, we are building upon our established strengths of trust, independence and quality - ensuring we tackle the challenges ahead by remaining innovative and customer-focused. We offer an end-to-end supply chain range of services that reduce risk, ensure quality and improve productivity. We are committed to helping our partners respond to the constantly evolving global challenges by applying original thinking and innovative science to sustainably improve global food security and safety.

• We have a scientific heritage stretching back more than 100 years
• We have more than 7,500 government and commercial customers
• We run more than 600 research projects per year
• We provide services to customers in more than 100 countries
• We analyse over 90,000 samples a year
• We have over 100 procedures accredited to ISO 17025
• We work with more than 1,000 collaboration partners
• We employ over 350 scientists and technical specialists including more than 70 with PhDs
• We are the National Reference Laboratory in nine different areas
• We publish over 100 peer-reviewed papers per year
• We are part of the Disability Confident scheme

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Where to find us


National Agri-food Innovation Campus,
Sand Hutton,
York YO41 1LZ,
United Kingdom

+44 3001 000321

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