Scottish Enterprise has unveiled ambitious new plans to accelerate the country’s green economic recovery. The agency, which has been central to getting emergency support to Scottish businesses during the pandemic, is to spend £400 million over the next year on activities to safeguard and
Oban-based bioscience start-up Oceanium has closed its latest seed funding round worth £2 million led by Green Angel Syndicate and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The seaweed processing and food and material innovation business will use the funds to scale up its proprietary biorefinery and proc
Changingday, the Glasgow start-up creating virtual reality games for autistic people, has secured more than £670,000 of funding from Scottish Enterprise to develop and launch its products. The business has secured equity investment from Scottish Enterprise, alongside a number of private invest
The Hunter Foundation has launched a new digital scale up Scotland programme to support unlocking the economy. The online programme will give Scottish entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from business leaders, aiming to support businesses as they navigate the complexities that come with the scale
Sharktower, the Edinburgh-based AI-driven project delivery platform, has raised significant investment in a £400,000 seed round led by Equity Gap and backed by Scottish Enterprise.
Scottish start-up QuickBlock has received more than £250,000 in seed funding that will create four skilled jobs and accelerate growth of the company’s unique rapid-assembly building blocks made from 100% recycled plastic into new markets. The investment from Equity Gap and Scottish Enter
A £911,000 investment will help University of Dundee spin-out company Ten Bio Ltd to commercialise the human skin culture system it developed to provide a viable alternative for many experiments currently performed on animals. Led by TRICAPITAL LTD and with matched funding from Scottish Enterp
Scottish biotech company BioCaptiva has raised over £1 million in seed funding from Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate Archangels and Scottish Enterprise, to help develop a novel next generation “liquid biopsy” technology device. The device coul
More than 2,800 businesses that operate within the Scottish wedding industry have been supported by £25.9 million worth of funding to help survive the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
More than 500 new jobs are to be created as part of plans to establish a global health research, development and manufacturing hub. Life sciences giant LumiraDx has announced a £78 million investment in its current Scottish operations which could see up to 750 jobs created over the next three
Hydrogen technology company Arcola Energy Ltd will bring up to 135 jobs to the former Michelin site in Dundee over a three-year period, after securing a £1.5 million grant from Scottish Enterprise.
Mangata Networks LLC, an American company specialising in satellite-enabled telecommunication services, has signalled its substantial ambitions for Scotland following financial support from Scottish Enterprise.
Stamp Free Limited, the Edinburgh-based digital postage stamp company, has announced it has successfully raised £300,000 to ramp up commercial traction and further develop its Stamp Free Digital Postage Solution™. The funding was led by Silicon Valley-based R42 Group and Cambridge Angels
Neil Francis, interim managing director of Scottish Enterprise, explains how Scotland’s commitment to inclusivity and net-zero can be shared via our trading relationships. As March begins and with spring on the horizon, it has been a very busy start to the year for international trade and
The UK Government must continue to be focused on ensuring the success of UK fintech, according to the newly released Kalifa Review of Fintech.