Scottish Enterprise

Greenshoots: Highlands and Islands innovation projects to benefit food and drink sector

Two innovation projects are underway in the Highlands and Islands to develop new ways to support the growth of the food and drink sector.

Published 10 September 2020

Trustpilot launches global R&D hub in Edinburgh

Trustpilot has announced the creation of a new R&D and innovation hub in Edinburgh to develop new, world-leading technology that proactively tackles the behaviour that threatens trust online.

Published 7 July 2020

New Wave Foods secures £1.7m funding boost

New Wave Foods, trading as Shore the Scottish Seaweed company, has grown its product range on the back of a £1.7 million finance package.

Published 29 June 2020

EY: Scotland inward investment increased at a faster pace than the UK in 2019

Scotland has established a comparatively strong position within the UK in terms of attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) having recorded an increase in both the number and share of UK projects in 2019, according to the EY Scotland Attractiveness Survey 2020.

Published 28 May 2020

Vert Technologies secures £730k of funding from investors

Vert Technologies, the Edinburgh-based leading-edge compressor manufacturer, has secured £729,000 in new funding from a clutch of existing investors, including Par Equity, Equity Gap, Aero Den and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.

Published 23 April 2020

Fintech GCEX to open new Glasgow facility

GCEX (GC Exchange Limited), a fintech specialising in digital assets, has announced that it will open a new facility in Glasgow.

Published 11 March 2020

Latest acquisition makes Dynamic Edge a £5m turnover business

Aberdeen-based technology business Dynamic Edge has become a £5 million turnover firm and extended its geographical reach following the acquisition of an IT company in the south of England.

Published 9 March 2020

New Boeing and Scottish Enterprise deal to boost Scottish economy

Boeing and Scottish Enterprise have signed a new strategic agreement which is expected to bring millions of pounds to the Scottish economy and create 200 new jobs over the next five years.

Published 5 March 2020

Scottish Enterprise cuts small business funding after cash pot runs dry

Scottish Enterprise has been instructed by its chief executive to suspend all future support grants and to slash internal budgets as the business agency faces financial difficulties.

Published 2 March 2020

GM Flow secures six-figure funding package from trio of investors

Aberdeen-based gas flow management company GM Flow has secured a six-figure investment package from the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, Alba Equity and Eos Advisory.

Published 27 February 2020

HFD agrees seven-figure deal for pioneering industrial unit in East Kilbride

Commercial property firm HFD has sold the Reynolds Building at Scottish Enterprise Technology Park in East Kilbride to Glyn Watkin Jones 1999 Hybrid Settlement Trust in a £3.75 million deal.

Published 24 February 2020

Willo secures £20k funding package from Scottish Enterprise

Willo, a Glasgow-based start-up company and video interviewing platform, has received a £20,000 from Scottish Enterprise.

Published 18 February 2020

Precision medicine industry to receive £9.5m from Scottish Government

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has announced up to £9.5 million of new funding to strengthen Scotland’s position in precision medicine.

Published 18 February 2020

PolyDigi Tech Limited to open Edinburgh tech hub following £200k grant from Scottish Enterprise

Fintech company PolyDigi Tech Limited is set to open a technology hub in Edinburgh after securing a £200,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) award from Scottish Enterprise.

Published 12 February 2020

Harper Macleod advises Scottish EDGE on £500,000 prize pot boost

Harper Macleod has advised Scottish EDGE, the funding competition for the country's most ambitious entrepreneurs, on a deal which saw £500,000 added to the prize pot courtesy of Scottish Enterprise.

Published 11 February 2020