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Start-up that helps convenience stores to sell online raises seven-figure sum

13 November 2019

Start-up that helps convenience stores to sell online raises seven-figure sum: Snappy Shopper

A Dundee tech firm with an online platform that helps convenience stores and traditional corner shops cash in on the growth in online grocery sales has raised a seven-figure sum to fund its expansion throughout the UK.

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Future industry leaders programme aims to energise future leaders

13 November 2019

Future industry leaders programme aims to energise future leaders: FILP-oct

A Future Industry Leaders Programme (FILP) has been developed by Scottish Enterprise to support both the energy and skills transition and equip leaders for the future energy market.

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£60m for Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

06 November 2019

£60m for Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc: MSIP 0611

Plans unveiled for future of site.

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£500k loan fuels Foodmek high-growth plan

06 November 2019

£500k loan fuels Foodmek high-growth plan: Foodmek team

North-East Fife food processing equipment maker Foodmek is activating an ambitious growth plan after securing £500,000 funding for it from the Scottish Loan Scheme (SLS), part of the Scottish Government’s Scottish Growth Scheme. 

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Canadian Fintech Leader Latest Addition to GlobalScot Network

06 November 2019

Canadian Fintech Leader Latest Addition to GlobalScot Network: Jamie Hepburn Robin Grosset

As a delegation of Canadian Fintech leaders arrived in Scotland as part of a recent UK-wide trade mission, for one of the participants it marked a return home.

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The UK’s first free online learning resource geared towards data training for tourism businesses

05 November 2019

The UK’s first free online learning resource geared towards data training for tourism businesses: 1808324

An online tourism data course, thought to be the first of its kind in the UK, has been created by Scottish Enterprise to help organisations better understand and use information to enhance their business and the first course begins on November 11.

The ‘Understanding Data in the Tourism Industry’ course is free and delivered by Edinburgh Napier University through funding by The Data Lab in partnership with Scottish Enterprise.

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Scottish Enterprise Welcomes SIMEC Atlantis Energy Japan Tidal Generation Equipment Contract

31 October 2019

Scottish Enterprise Welcomes SIMEC Atlantis Energy Japan Tidal Generation Equipment Contract: Paul Lewis

Responding to the announcement from SIMEC Atlantis Energy that the company has signed a contract to supply tidal generation equipment and offshore construction services to to Kyuden Mirai Energy for a demonstration project in Japan, Paul Lewis, Managing Director, International Economic Development at Scottish Enterprise, said:

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Young Enterprise Scotland and Unlocking Ambition team up to create entrepreneurship experiences for students

30 October 2019

Young Enterprise Scotland and Unlocking Ambition team up to create entrepreneurship experiences for students: Unlocking Young Ambition Group

Pilot programme to encourage young people to consider entrepreneurship as a viable career path

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Leading developer of battery technology acquired by KCK

29 October 2019

Leading developer of battery technology acquired by KCK: Nat Edington, Dukosi

Dukosi, the Edinburgh-based developer of leading-edge battery technology, has today announced it has been 100% acquired by KCK .

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Scottish Fintech Sector Showcased for Leading Canadian Companies

23 October 2019

Scottish Fintech Sector Showcased for Leading Canadian Companies: Edinburgh 5364-107X McAteer

Representatives of leading fintech firms in Canada will arrive today in Scotland (Wednesday, 23 October) as part of a UK-wide trade mission. 

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