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Norwegian Firm Latest Company Attracted to Fintech Scotland Ecosystem with Scottish Enterprise Support

13 September 2019

Norwegian Firm Latest Company Attracted to Fintech Scotland Ecosystem with Scottish Enterprise Support: EedenBull III

A Norwegian fintech company is set to establish a technology hub in Edinburgh following a £225,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) award from Scottish Enterprise.

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The Employee Ownership Podcast goes live

10 September 2019

The Employee Ownership Podcast goes live: EO Podcast image

As the growth of employee ownership continues to accelerate, Co-operative Development Scotland has launched the first ever podcast series dedicated to the model.  

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Bumper year of RSA activity as Scottish Enterprise offers £24.5m to companies

06 September 2019

Bumper year of RSA activity as Scottish Enterprise offers £24.5m to companies: 2 SE Urban Foresight
  • 75% increase in total grant value since last year
  • 2,394 jobs created or safeguarded in Scotland – 37% more than last year
  • Helping to deliver £316.4m planned capex – more than 6x last year’s figure
  • 99% of offers were for SMEs
  • Scottish-owned companies account for 86% of offers
  • Average grant to Scottish SMEs rose by £100,000 since last year

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£11m boost for leading Scottish antibody development company

02 September 2019

£11m boost for leading Scottish antibody development company: SE logo cmyk

Edinburgh-based biotechnology company MedAnnex Ltd has received a further £1m investment from The Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), the investment arm of Scotland’s national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise. 

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Work starts on Scotland’s advanced manufacturing innovation district

28 August 2019

Work starts on Scotland’s advanced manufacturing innovation district: AMIDS-Main

A new manufacturing district in Renfrewshire which will create thousands of new jobs for the sector took a step closer today as work started on site.

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Scottish Enterprise grant targets over 70 new high value jobs at Care Sourcer

28 August 2019

  • £5 million RSA grant will support Care Sourcer to scale
  • Care Sourcer building industry-leading technology to tackle UK’s care crisis
  • Edinburgh-based care matching site continues hiring phase

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Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire tourism programme encourages businesses to up their game

23 August 2019

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire tourism programme encourages businesses to up their game: IMG 20190808 113101240-2

Following a successful pilot programme earlier this year tourism businesses in North East Scotland once again have the opportunity to sign up for the Game Changer Programme to support business growth and bring wider benefits for visitors to the area. The application deadline has been extended until Thursday 29 August on the training and development programme developed by Scottish Enterprise in partnership with Opportunity North East (ONE).

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SIB and Archangels partner to drive investment in digital advertising innovator

20 August 2019

SIB and Archangels partner to drive investment in digital advertising innovator: QueryClick

QueryClick, an Edinburgh-based digital marketing consultancy that aims to transform how effectively advertisers invest in digital marketing, is to embark on an expansion drive following an investment of £2m led by Scotland’s leading business angel investment group, Archangels, in partnership with the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).

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New investment puts digital imaging companies in the frame

19 August 2019

New investment puts digital imaging companies in the frame: iMetaFilm - Michael Howell, founder and director of iMetaFilm 047

Two Scottish digital image archiving specialists have joined forces to disrupt the global film digitisation industry following further growth equity from the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) - the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise - and investment syndicate Kelvin Capital.

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VeriCall Receives Ministerial Seal of Approval at Formal Opening Ceremony

14 August 2019

VeriCall Receives Ministerial Seal of Approval at Formal Opening Ceremony: VeriCall Plaque I

Scottish Government Trade Minister Opens New Kirkcaldy Contact Centre Following Scottish Enterprise RSA Award

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