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FinTech company Encompass secures £600k funding from Scottish Investment Bank

01 October 2017

FinTech company Encompass secures £600k funding from Scottish Investment Bank: JANE MARTIN & MS CONSTANCE OZ&NZ SEPT 2017

Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security & Equalities has announced that the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, is to invest £600k in FinTech company Encompass.

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Unique £16m Centre of Excellence to cement Scotland as subsea global leader

04 April 2017

Unique £16m Centre of Excellence to cement Scotland as subsea global leader: Linda Hanna

A new £16 million Centre of Excellence (CoE) for subsea development, which will be unrivalled anywhere else in the world, is to be established in East Kilbride positioning Scotland as a world leader in multiphase flow measurement.

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East End String and Twine Manufacturer £655,000 Investment in Glasgow

12 January 2017

East End String and Twine Manufacturer £655,000 Investment in Glasgow: Henry Winning

A leading European twine and string factory in the East End of Glasgow, with roots as far back 1880, is currently undergoing modernisation of its factory in a bid to bring it into the 21st Century and increase productivity.

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Howden Compressors invests £1.2m in innovation to create growth from oil and gas downturn

05 January 2017

Engineering company Howden Compressors is investing up to £1.2 million over the next three years to develop and expand its range of oil-free screw compressors to substantially increase its global presence in Oil & Gas industrial compressor markets.

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Half a million pound boost for loyalty app provider – 45 new jobs created in Glasgow

05 January 2017

Half a million pound boost for loyalty app provider – 45 new jobs created in Glasgow: Swipii

Champion for the small and independent business owner, Glasgow based Swipii, has secured a half a million pound Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise, allowing it to expand its operations while putting it in the best possible position to win even more new business.

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Glasgow launches plan to attract one million more visitors by 2023

29 November 2016

Glasgow launches plan to attract one million more visitors by 2023: Danny Cusick

Attracting one million more visitors and positioning Glasgow as the ‘gateway to Scotland’ is at the heart of ambitious plans to grow the city’s tourism economy.

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Rural leaders celebrate a decade of boosting Scotland’s rural economy

22 November 2016

In the last ten years, over 400 rural leaders across Scotland have completed a programme aimed to help them create additional wealth through leading, team working, networking, influencing and driving ambition.

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Scheme launched to help Scottish businesses prevent cyber crime

07 November 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) across Scotland are being given the chance to enlist the services of an industry expert to assist them with a cyber security strategy.

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Scotland showcases progress in industrial biotechnology to European industry leaders

18 October 2016

Glasgow will today become the host city for the ninth European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB), which is taking place 18-20 October.

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£5m investment in Scotland’s aerospace sector

10 October 2016

One of the world’s leading aerostructure suppliers to both Airbus and Boeing has invested £5m at their site in Prestwick.

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