Financial Times fDi (Foreign Direct Investment) magazine has voted Scotland ‘European Region of the Future’ twice in the last four years.
We agree with them and believe Scotland is an excellent choice for your business investment.
Scotland offers an attractive blend of innovative research, a skilled workforce and a commitment to economic growth.
Business opportunities in Scotland
Companies that have invested in Scotland have enjoyed success in developing new products and services across several industry sectors.
Financial support, help for investors and a highly skilled workforce boost business opportunities in Scotland.
Our famous culture and lifestyle help companies recruit high quality staff from across the world.
Scotland’s economy is resilient and diverse. Setting up or relocating here will place your business at the cutting edge of the global economy.
Scotland’s business and political environments are supportive of growth and entrepreneurship.
Gateway to Europe
Our infrastructure, excellent transport links and low costs make Scotland the ideal location to build your company's European profile.
Investing in Scotland gives companies like yours the platform they need to take advantage of lucrative European markets.
With total exports to Europe of £9.6 billion, Scottish-based companies are already reaping the benefits of Scotland's gateway to Europe.
Innovation and research in Scotland
Scotland’s culture of innovation is encouraged by close ties between the academic sector, industry and government.
This has helped create a variety of opportunities for innovation and research in Scotland.
Support for businesses investing in Scotland
We’re able to provide advice and practical support for companies looking to invest in Scotland. Since 2001 we have greatly increased the level of inward investment.
- Help companies obtain funding for projects
- Promote and broker research and commercial partnerships
- Offer ongoing advice, business mentoring and specialist services for all sectors of the Scottish economy