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This is the website for the Environmental Contract Research Programme (ECRP) (previously the 'Environment Group Research Programme') of the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD).

ECRP is the mechanism by which SEERAD commissions short-term environmental contract research projects.

Using the links to the left, you can find out about:

  • Our research: why we commission short-term environmental contract research projects;
  • Research areas: the subject areas in which we commission such research;
  • Current programme: the current year's environmental contract research programme;
  • Getting involved: how interested contractors can get involved in tendering competitions;
  • Publications: reports and outputs from recent environmental contract research projects;
  • What's new: information about changes made to this website since its launch;
  • Contact us: contact details for finding out more.

Site updated: 18 October 2007.