Ryder cup

Ryder Cup 2014

Scotland welcomes the 2014 Ryder Cup to the home of golf

Find out why we’re not just good for golf, but great for business

Scotland's offer

5 ReasonsTo invest in Scotland

Born innovative, born global

At the Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow, Lena Wilson, CEO of Scottish Enterprise, celebrated Scotland's continued impact on the world stage.

Scotland's trading traditions

Lena Wilson, Chief Executive, Scottish Enterprise at the Commonwealth Games Business Conference

Sectors in Scotland

Scotland’s strengths in attracting investment lie in our natural resources, entrepreneurialism and, of course, our people.

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    Life sciences and biotech

    From clinical research to commercialisation, consider Scotland your home from home to do business in Europe and beyond.

  • Drilling in the North Sea

    Oil and gas

    With investment in North Sea's oil and gas at a 30-year high now's the time to tap Scotland's global skills and expertise.

  • Atlantis wave device

    Renewables

    Scotland is making history and already home to some groundbreaking renewables projects. Be part of it.

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    Business services and BPO

    Excellent staff, competitive costs and a modern infrastructure make Scotland the natural location for business services and BPO companies.

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    Technology

    Invest in Scotland to get direct access to a pool of talented graduates in technology and engineering.

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    Financial services

    Our great workforce and fantastic business environment combine to make investing in Scotland the perfect choice for financial services firms.

  • Chemicals

    Chemical sciences

    With exports of £4.5 billion a year, Scotland's chemical sciences sector is thriving. We can help you invest.

  • Textiles

    Textiles

    Scotland's textiles sector has a proud heritage and an enduring place on the world's fashion stage.

Touch Bionics i-limb ultra revolution

Low tax rates on profits from commercialising patents

Our commitment to innovation includes funding, tax incentives and collaborations with Scotland's world-leading university sector

Innovation in Scotland