• Bacteria as seen under a microscope
  • Sun shining across a beach
  • Lowland Scottish Agricultural Scene
  • Drome image showing experiment plots
  • Test Tubes
  • Luminescent Vial
  • Copping Edge
  • Agricultural Landscpe
  • River Tay
  • Petri Dishes
  • Sprouting Roots
  • Potato Field
  • Tay Bridge at Night
  • Test Tubes in a rack
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Innovation

James Hutton trained as a medic (attending Edinburgh University age 14) but became most interested in chemistry and indeed had financial success with his colleague James Davy by using soot from Edinburgh chimneys to make an industrial chemical called sal ammoniac. He was only 24 years old at this time and today would have been seen as Young Innovator and entrepreneur. The James Hutton Foundation can therefore support and champion innovation by getting involved with projects and people who are driving innovation through science.

As projects are added under this heading we will outline and feature them here.