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Can you rise to the green heat hub grand challenge?

Scottish Enterprise has launched a Green Heat Hub Grand Challenge to encourage innovation around the green heat solutions of the future, from heat pumps to battery technology, that will lead to the creation of a centre and focal point for collaboration.

Shuttle Buses trustees (L-R) Danny Armstrong, Kevin Hamilton, Ralph Leishman of 4Consulting, Chairman David Granger, MD Ross Granger and Mark Stranaghan

North Ayrshire bus firm gives all employees a company stake

Kilwinning-based Shuttle Buses has become employee-owned, giving all 70 employees a stake in the business as the current MD plans for his eventual retirement

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Scotland’s space sector set to become greenest on Earth

Ambitious plans unveiled to reduce sector’s environmental impact with publication of new Scottish Space Sustainability Roadmap

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Asia Pacific Region in Scottish food and drink firms’ sights

Export opportunities at major trade events

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Scottish Development International-supported exporters to deliver £1bn boost to Scotland’s economy

Scottish products and services remain in global demand 

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Scottish Enterprise continues to support a growing early-stage equity market

Scottish Enterprise today, 18 August 2022, revealed that 2021/22 continued to be a record year for its early-stage investment activities.

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Innovative university-supported start-ups secure £500,000 in grant funding awards

Five start-up businesses founded by students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh are celebrating after securing almost half a million pounds in grant funding awards between them.

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£5m Smart Green Shipping project set to turn the tide to make shipping 20% greener

Smart Green Shipping, a systems design and engineering company, aims to lead global shipping’s green transition through unique industry collaboration with Malin, Drax and the shipping sector with targets to reduce greenhouse gas and fuel costs by at least 20% via high tech sails. The project is supported by Scottish Enterprise, industry partners and private investors.

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Scottish Enterprise launches digital tool to accelerate businesses in Scotland to net zero

Scottish Enterprise is launching a free online Net Zero Accelerator tool today (Monday 25 July) to support more businesses to develop net zero plans and further the economic development agency’s commitment to embedding sustainability across its work.

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Scotland’s global rail innovation hub bid continues

A scheme to create an international rail cluster of excellence in Scotland has been extended following the success of the first phase.

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Gigged.AI secures grant funding to develop digital talent platform

Glasgow-based tech start-up Gigged.AI has been awarded a £100,000 SMART: SCOTLAND grant by Scottish Enterprise to develop its digital talent sourcing platform.

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Research shows rise in equity investment for Scottish businesses

New research published today by Scottish Enterprise (SE), 11 July 2022, reveals equity investment secured by Scottish businesses increased 36% to £690 million in 2021, up from £509 million in 2020.