Scottish Enterprise



University of Dundee spin-out Ten Bio Ltd secures £911,000 investment

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.

Published 13 April 2021

Scottish life sciences spin-out BioCaptiva secures £1m seed investment

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.

Published 6 April 2021

Over 2,800 Scottish businesses in the wedding sector supported by £25m fund

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.

Published 23 March 2021

Global health research hub to create 500 new jobs in Scotland

More than 500 new jobs are to be created as part of plans to establish a global health research, development and manufacturing hub.

Published 18 March 2021

Arcola Energy Ltd to bring 135 jobs to Dundee thanks to £1.5m grant from Scottish Enterprise

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.

Published 17 March 2021

US firm Mangata Networks LLC to open R&D centre in Edinburgh

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.

Published 17 March 2021

Stamp Free celebrates successful £300,000 funding round

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™.

Published 11 March 2021

Neil Francis: Scotland’s values to be highlighted through international trade and investment

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.

Published 3 March 2021

UK Government 'must ensure fintech succeeds', Kalifa Review finds

The UK Government must continue to be focused on ensuring the success of UK fintech, according to the newly released Kalifa Review of Fintech.

Published 26 February 2021

£2.7m funding announced for university-led low carbon SME projects

Three university-led projects have successfully received funding from Scottish Enterprise’s Low Carbon Challenge Fund and will support SMEs across industries from transport to energy – including a unique programme combining food and drink with computer games.

Published 17 February 2021

Suzanne Sosna: Post-Brexit support for companies a priority for Scottish Enterprise

Suzanne Sosna, interim director for global trade at Scottish Enterprise, outlines how the organisation is supporting Scottish companies following the end of the EU transition period.

Published 11 February 2021

Singapore's TranSwap launches in Scotland with new Edinburgh R&D centre

TranSwap, a cross-border payment platform based in Singapore, has officially launched in Scotland – the company’s fifth market after Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Published 3 February 2021

Xergy receives £425,000 grant from Scottish Enterprise

Xergy, a new tech start-up behind a cloud-based system that can help companies get ready for tomorrow’s economy through digital transformation, has secured £425,000 grant funding from Scottish Enterprise.

Published 20 January 2021

Neil Francis: Solid foundations will keep Scotland's international ambitions on track

Neil Francis, interim managing director of Scottish Enterprise, looks ahead to the trade and investment environment in Scotland in 2021.

Published 15 January 2021

Direct Soccer invests £1.9m in Dundee factory thanks to Scottish Enterprise grant

Dundee-based teamwear specialist Direct Soccer Limited is celebrating the expansion of its warehouse and installation of innovative automated machinery following an investment of over £1.9 million supported by Scottish Enterprise that will also create 25 new jobs.

Published 7 January 2021