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Gentex Corporation awarded R&D funding from Scottish Enterprise

Funding helps support new industrial safety product development and job growth in Gentex’s Stranraer manufacturing facility

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Jobs boost for Livingston as Asystec Establishes International Centre of Excellence

Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding from Scottish Enterprise has helped Irish company Asystec successfully secure its first Scottish base in Livingston, where it will establish a centre of excellence for big data services as part of plans to grow revenue to £14m by 2018.

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Innovative companies commit £4.7m to R&D projects in Scotland

Projects supported with £1.9m in R&D grants, helping to secure 56 jobs

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Big data jobs boost for Glasgow as Cloudwick confirms new European HQ

California-based Cloudwick Technologies has selected Glasgow as the location for its European headquarters and is expected to create 58 new jobs in Glasgow, following the award of £500k of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding from Scottish Enterprise. The news was announced today ahead of a meeting in California between the company and Paul Lewis, managing director of Scottish Development International (SDI)

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Record year of fundraising puts Scottish technology companies in pole position for global success

  • Edinburgh created 44 university spin-outs last year – now the largest start-up hub in UK outside London
  • University of Edinburgh spin-out PureLiFi launches 5G light based communications product LiFi-X at Mobile World Congress
  • Scottish “unicorn” Skyscanner closes funding round to secure £128 million

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Scottish Investment Bank supports Bellrock's £600k funding deal

Bellrock Technology, based in Glasgow, is pleased to announce it has attracted equity and grant funding enabling it to consolidate partnerships with several major UK utilities and to expand the business into new market segments. Its team will be further strengthened with highly skilled roles in development and specialist engineering being created.

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Scottish Investment Bank leverages record private sector investment of £99m

Scottish Enterprise has today revealed that its investment arm, the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), invested £66.5m into 155 Scottish companies during 2014/15, leveraging a record private sector investment of £99m.

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Scottish entrepreneurs to SCALE new heights

Ambitious entrepreneurs in Scotland are set to benefit from a new five-year international development programme, launched this week.

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Exports hit £27.9 billion

Scottish Development International welcomes findings from the latest Global Connections Survey which reveal that Scottish exports have increased by 7.2% to reach a record £27.9 billion.

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Innovation Centre launches

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Zomato to scale up Scotland operations

The restaurant and nightlife guide plans to invest $1 million over the next year to strengthen its presence in the region