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Six Scottish SMEs selected to collaborate with NHS Scotland to drive patient care innovation

17 August 2017

Six Scottish SMEs selected to collaborate with NHS Scotland to drive patient care innovation: Jim Watson

A new collaborative approach to encouraging business innovation in Scotland has resulted in six Scottish SMEs successfully winning seven new contracts with NHS Scotland to help drive treatment and patient innovation in dermatology, diabetes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

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Cattle healthcare technology moo-ves closer to commercialisation

15 August 2017

Cattle healthcare technology moo-ves closer to commercialisation: Well Cow Cattle1

Well Cow, the Edinburgh-based company focusing on cattle healthcare technology, and Ziconix have completed a trial of a new farm reader as part of a SMART:Scotland feasibility study project.  The company was awarded innovation funding of £96,000 by Scottish Enterprise to progress the technology closer to commercialisation.

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New decommissioning company targets £200m investment to exploit massive market opportunity

04 August 2017

A major new entrant to North Sea decommissioning has been unveiled today.

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Causeway Therapeutics announces seed investment

04 August 2017

A University of Glasgow spinout which is developing a promising new treatment for tendon problems in humans and horses has received a £1m investment from Mediqventure and the Scottish Investment Bank the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise .

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Scottish Enterprise welcomes the announcement of the £1.1 billion Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal

20 July 2017

Scottish Enterprise welcomes the announcement of the £1.1 billion Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal: Jane M HandS

Scottish Enterprise has today welcomed the signing of the £1.1 billion Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

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Business development initiative for Scotland's screen sector launched

18 July 2017

Business development initiative for Scotland's screen sector launched: Film City 011 original
  • Initiative co-funded up to £750k by Creative Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, and participating businesses
  • Delivered by Film City Futures in partnership with the Scottish Documentary Institute
  • 20 screen companies in Scotland to benefit over 2-year pilot

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Aberdeen harbour expansion

17 July 2017

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The First Minister has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million towards Aberdeen Harbour’s £350 million expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026.

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SE CEO to step down

07 July 2017

Scottish Enterprise has confirmed that its Chief Executive Lena Wilson is to step down after nearly eight years in the job.  Ms Wilson told the organisation’s employees of her decision this morning.

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Scotland celebrates accelerated growth of employee ownership on EO Day

30 June 2017

Scotland celebrates accelerated growth of employee ownership on EO Day: Caledonia Social Care 2

An average of a deal a month is forecast for the year ahead

Newly-formed Caledonia Social Care is latest Scottish business to adopt EO model

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