BBSRC - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
BBSRC is the UK’s leading funder of academic research and training in the non‐clinical life sciences in universities, institutes and centres. It is one of the seven UK Research Councils that work together as Research Councils UK.
BBSRC is a non‐departmental public body sponsored through the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
See also: BBSRC website
DEFRA - The Secretary Of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is the government department with responsibility for policies relating to Animal Production including Animal Health and Welfare in England.
See also: DEFRA website