Welcome to the CIEL Network

A nationwide alliance of world-leading technical expertise

The CIEL network spans twelve of the UK's foremost research institutions and over 50 Industry Partners encompassing all aspects of the livestock supply chain.

Our reach however extends far beyond this, across all key industry players and government, to ensure important industry issues are addressed, champion new ideas, and provide our Members with unparalled opportunities to partner in projects.

Research Partners


Access research capability

We offer direct access to the capability provided by each of our Research Partners

More about our Research Partners

Find out more about the capability we have invested in which is available to support your research and development

Dairy capability
Beef & Sheep capability
Pig capability
Poultry capability
Food capability
Multi-sector capability

Industry Members

Our Industry Members range from the supply trade pre-farmgate, processors and retailers to the animal health sector and SME innovators. We signpost businesses to the partners and capability who can help deliver solutions. Find out more about our Industry Members by clicking the links below.

Associations & Societies
Health & Welfare
On-Farm Solutions
Feed & Nutrition
Food Processors
Retail & Suppliers

 T: 01904 567716 E: enquiries@cielivestock.co.uk