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Scotland set to showcase best of food and drink with spotlight on sustainability at Gulfood

Scotland, renowned for its world-class produce, is set to showcase the best of the country’s food and drink at Gulfood next week, with 15 Scottish businesses and organisations participating at the world’s largest food and beverage exhibition as part of Scottish Development International’s activity.

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Laser firm moves to larger Glasgow premises following funding support

Watt Laser has completed a £433,000 project to expand its business within the Clyde Gateway Tradepark in Glasgow, with £128,000 grant support from Scottish Enterprise.

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Scottish start-up in the frame to shake up art work resale sector

Scottish start-up business Trademylux Limited has secured a £300,000 investment from TRICAPITAL Angels Limited and Scottish Enterprise as it launches the first in a series of luxury goods resale platforms

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3D printed micro-tumour specialist Carcinotech raises £4.2m and expands in US

  • Carcinotech manufactures 3D printed micro-tumours using cells derived from patient biopsies and blood samples, accelerating ethical drug screening and the delivery of more effective cancer treatments to market
  • Eos Advisory led the investment alongside the Investment Fund for Scotland (IFS) managed by Maven Capital Partners, Scottish Enterprise, Old College Capital, Investing Women Angels, and existing investors TRICAPITAL, SIS Ventures, Gabriel Investment Syndicate, and Alba Equity
  • This is the first equity deal from the £150m IFS, through appointed fund Managers Maven on behalf of the British Business Bank.
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Scottish biopharma company’s state-of-the-art technology attracts £730k in fresh investment

Scottish biopharmaceutical company Aurum Biosciences has raised almost £730,000 in the first tranche of a new round of equity funding aimed at further developing its state-of-the-art therapeutic and diagnostic technology and setting up fresh success in 2024

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London joins forces with Scotland and West Midlands to support high-growth scale-ups

  • Year-long programme designed to help scale-up businesses grow their international presence
  • Scotland and West Midlands join the programme for the first time, marking a major milestone
  • Over 1,300 London-based companies have already benefitted from the programme since 2016
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Flowcopter lands funding from Scottish Enterprise to develop greener, greater drones to rival helicopters

A drone technology manufacturer has received almost £1million from Scottish Enterprise to support the development of a new hybrid, heavy-lift, unmanned aircraft capable of operating on less than 30% of the aviation fuel used by a helicopter.

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Waste supercomputer heat and old mines could warm homes

A first-of-its-kind system in the UK is being trialled in Edinburgh to see if waste heat from a large computing facility can be stored in disused mine workings and used to warm homes.

(l-r) Verlume CEO Richard Knox, First Minister Humza Yousaf and Scottish Enterprise Chief Executive Adrian Gillespie launch Our Focus on Economic Transformation.

Scottish Enterprise’s new focus can unlock thousands of new jobs and billions of pounds to help transform Scotland’s economy

Agency resources to target a future economy benefiting all of Scotland with three new missions on energy transition, innovation and productivity

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Piramal Pharma Solutions commemorates opening of its ADC manufacturing expansion in Grangemouth

Piramal Pharma Solutions (PPS), a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and part of Piramal Pharma Ltd. yesterday celebrated the opening of its expanded antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) manufacturing facility in Grangemouth.

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Multi-million-pound funding boost for medical device innovation in Scotland

The Medical Device Manufacturing Centre (MDMC) has been awarded £3.35 million of additional funding from Scottish Enterprise to continue its work developing novel medical device innovation and improve the industry’s sustainability.

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Scotland gears up for participation at COP 28 with 21 businesses and organisations joining official delegation

Scotland kicked off its COP 28 activity yesterday with a St Andrew’s Day Reception following the first day of the conference. The First Minister, Humza Yousaf, joined 21 Scottish businesses and organisations in the food and drink sector at the VIP business event, who showcased their products, with support from Scottish Development International (SDI), and set the stage for the country's participation at COP 28.