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New research highlights up to £72bn of opportunities in the wave, tidal and offshore wind energy supply chain

01 February 2018

New research highlights up to £72bn of opportunities in the wave, tidal and offshore wind energy supply chain: NeSSIE Research Reports

Tackling corrosion issues and developing new materials in the wave, tidal and offshore wind sectors across Europe could save up to £74 billion for developers and create up to £72 billion of supply chain opportunities by 2050, according to two new reports published today.

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The Collaborative Economy & Scottish Tourism – Report released at today’s ETAG Conference

01 February 2018

The Collaborative Economy & Scottish Tourism – Report released at today’s ETAG Conference: The Collaborative Economy and Scottish Tourism Report (picture)

The Collaborative Economy and Scottish Tourism Reportcommissioned by Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Tourism Alliance and the Scottish Government, is released this morning at the annual ETAG (Edinburgh Tourism Action Group) conference at the McEwan Hall, Edinburgh.  Peter Jordan, of international research and insight agency Toposophy will share findings with senior representatives from Edinburgh’s tourism industry as they meet to explore the key issues and opportunities arising from Edinburgh’s ongoing success as a visitor destination.

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Sofant Technologies secures £800K investment

31 January 2018

Edinburgh-based Sofant Technologies Ltd has secured nearly £800K of new investment in an over-subscribed funding round from angel syndicates Kelvin Capital Ltd, Newable and Investing Women as well as Old College Capital and Scottish Investment Bank.

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Employees to take the wheel at Jerba Campervans

31 January 2018

Employees to take the wheel at Jerba Campervans: Jerba Campervans

A North Berwick-based company which specialises in converting Volkswagen Transporter vans into luxury campervans has become Scotland’s latest employee-owned business, with 15 staff becoming owners.  

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Fyne Homes to build three wind turbines, generate £15.6m for Argyll and Bute community benefit

24 January 2018

Fyne Homes to build three wind turbines, generate £15.6m for Argyll and Bute community benefit: Kerry Sharp SIB

6.9-megawatt scheme funded by Triodos Bank and the Scottish Investment Bank

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Latest Export Scotland Statistics show international exports continue to increase

24 January 2018

Latest Export Scotland Statistics show international exports continue to increase: 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 £460 million to £29.8 billion in 2016.

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FinTech Scotland CEO announced

12 January 2018

FinTech Scotland CEO announced: FinTech Scotland CEO with Minister for Business

Stephen Ingledew has been appointed the Chief Executive of FinTech Scotland, the enterprise established by the Scottish Government, the private sector led by Scottish Financial Enterprise, and University of Edinburgh to drive sustainable economic growth in financial services through innovation, collaboration and inclusion.

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New Energy Strategy for Scotland

20 December 2017

New Energy Strategy for Scotland: wind2

Scottish Enterprise has welcomed the publication of the first Scottish Energy Strategy by the Scottish Government.

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Scottish Enterprise delivers highest business innovation figures to date

20 December 2017

Scottish Enterprise delivers highest business innovation figures to date: Jim Watson

£424m R&D investment and £750m revenue generated

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