UK head office - Glasgow
Scottish Development International
5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, United Kingdom G2 8LU
UK 0800 917 9534 International +44 (0)141 228 2828
+44 (0)141 951 2375
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Access our international support services to help you:
- Realise your company's export potential
- Grow your business overseas
- Find a wealth of investment opportunity in Scotland – your gateway to European markets
Export from Scotland
Are you an ambitious Scottish company new to exporting, or an established company already with a foothold in overseas markets? We can help you fully realise your export potential and support you to target new markets to help grow your business.
Complete a free export assessment to find out the potential of your business to export. Tap into the support available to help your business grow in new markets.
We can help you explore market opportunities and put you in touch with potential business partners.
Many of our support services are offered through Smart Exporter, our international trade skills programme delivered in partnership with Highland and Islands Enterprise with funding from European Social Fund.
We support a number of UK and international events by hosting exhibition space – the ideal platform for Scottish companies to meet and network with potential partners with our support.
We also run oversease trade missions for targeted introductions to new markets and can offer support to help you reduce the cost of attending.
Discover more about visiting potential markets
Help to export
Partner with Scotland - your gateway to Europe
Looking to do business in Scotland? Or looking for the ideal base to reach European markets? We can help you develop new and lasting partnerships with successful businesses here. From educational excellence to pioneering innovators, there are a number of reasons to partner with Scotland.
From fantastic cost benefits to our excellent quality of life, we can help your company make the most of every opportunity that Scotland offers.
We can help your company or project benefit from the business and research opportunities available in Scotland with information on our wide range of investor support services, including access to training, grants and funding.
Explore Scotland's key sector opportunities
Live, work and study in Scotland
Our free TalentScotland service showcases Scotland as an outstanding place to live, work and study:
- Advertise your jobs to our 70,000 subscribers
- Learn about our Graduate Placement Programme
- Obtain free relocation advice
Register your interest in investment and partnering opportunities
Need access to contacts with global experience? We can put you in touch with our extensive GlobalScot network for expert advice, information and support on doing business in overseas markets.
Scots have not only travelled the world, but they've helped to shape it too. In business, the arts, sciences, medicine and sport, the mark of Scots can be seen across the globe.
With over 600 outstanding executives located across the globe, and over 80 based in Scotland, our GlobalScots can help make your next business connection a success.
Read our case studies to learn more about how effective networking contributes to business success