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Scotland to host 2022 World Forum for foreign direct investment

06 February 2019

Scotland to host 2022 World Forum for foreign direct investment: FDIWF ANNOUNCEMENT

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today announced that Scotland has been successful in its bid to host the 2022 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment.

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Finance minister welcomes Scotland’s first Innovation District

01 February 2019

Finance minister welcomes Scotland’s first Innovation District: GCID media launch 1 Feb 2019
  • Glasgow City Innovation District set to bring new investment, companies and competitive advantage to the heart of the city
  • Glasgow joins ranks of Innovation District cities including Barcelona, Singapore and Stockholm

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International exports continue to grow

30 January 2019

International exports continue to grow: Neil Francis

Scottish Development International welcomes findings from the latest Export Scotland Statistics which reveal that Scotland’s international exports (excluding oil and gas) increased by £1.9 billion to £32.4 billion in 2017.

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ELITE Scotland launches with cohort of seven Scottish companies

29 January 2019

ELITE Scotland launches with cohort of seven Scottish companies: ELITE Scotland launch

ELITE, London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) international business support and capital raising initiative, today welcomes seven Scottish companies in the first exclusively Scottish cohort, as part of the launch of ELITE Scotland.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Michelin staff and attend Action Group

29 January 2019

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Michelin staff and attend Action Group: MDAGMeeting4

The Michelin Dundee Action Group met in Dundee today (29 January 2019) to drive forward a programme of work that will secure a long-term future for Michelin’s Dundee site and any associated jobs.

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New prospectus showcasing Scotland’s financial services launched

29 January 2019

New prospectus showcasing Scotland’s financial services launched: DyD3a4FWwAA5UgX

A new prospectus, created by industry, to showcase the strength of Scotland’s financial services sector was formally launched in London last night (Monday 28 January).

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Hong Kong Fintech to Create Technology Base in Edinburgh

22 January 2019

Hong Kong Fintech to Create Technology Base in Edinburgh: Actelligent 2

Scottish Development International (SDI) has today announced the successful conclusion of a new inward investment fintech project from Hong Kong, which will see financial services tech specialist Actelligent Company Limited (Actelligent) establish a new technology business in Edinburgh. 

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Search is on for Scotland’s next Agritourism Monitor Farmers

16 January 2019

Search is on for Scotland’s next Agritourism Monitor Farmers: Agriculture-036

The search is on for two new farming families who will become Scotland’s next agritourism monitor farmers

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Scottish EDGE Launches a Follow-on Funding Award for its Winners

15 January 2019

Scottish EDGE Launches a Follow-on Funding Award for its Winners: 2108 Edge Awards - Scottish EDGE Winners

Two previous Scottish EDGE winners will take an equal share of the £200,000 prize fund available to successful applicants of the new Winners EDGE (WEDGE) Award

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Five star hotel and spa plan for Crichton Hall

14 January 2019

Five star hotel and spa plan for Crichton Hall: crichton hall 1

A significant investment is set to transform Crichton Hall in Dumfries into a five star destination hotel and spa

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