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Looking for a new home for your business?

“There seems to be a huge willingness to attract entrepreneurship into Scotland."

Ed Broussard, co-founder of Mudano

Invest in Scotland

5 reasons that Scotland is Now

  • Scotland's got talent

    Scotland has one of the highest concentrations of universities in Europe

    Universities Scotland

  • Good value for money

    The money you spend on your staff will go further here - cost of living in Scotland is up to 50% lower than in other parts of the UK

    Numbeo

  • A great place to live

    Our capital was ranked second in a global quality of life survey of 47 cities

    Deutsche Bank

  • We welcome investors

    Scotland offered more incentive deals to foreign companies than any other part of the UK in 2017

    Incentives Monitor

  • We're a nation of self-starters

    Scotland is home to the UK's most entrepreneurial city, Edinburgh.

    Great British Entrepreneur Awards

A record-breaking place to invest

The latest EY Attractiveness Survey 2018 confirms that Scotland has the UK's fastest growth rate for foreign direct investment (FDI).

Not only does Scotland have the UK's fastest FDI growth rate, it also remains the UK's most attractive inward investment location outside of London.

Why Mudano chose Scotland

Mudano is a data company that uses artificial intelligence and data science to help large IT projects run more effectively. 

Edinburgh was the perfect place for this London-based company to set up its R&D team, thanks to the supportive tech community, access to skilled talent and thriving client base.


Innovation in education

How is a robot that was developed in Scotland changing the world of coding?

Scottish start-up Robotical has been named one of the UK's most exciting technological spin-outs, and it's all thanks to a little blue robot named Marty.

Meet Marty the robot

Blue robots with yellow arms and big eyes standing in a V shape

How we can support your business

We've helped lots of global companies establish and grow their businesses in Scotland.

We can help you:

  • Find the right funding for your project
  • Identify the skills and talent you need
  • Train and develop staff
  • Connect with suppliers and partners
  • Find market opportunities

We also offer long-term support for your company through our dedicated account management service.

How we can help

Contact us

Talk to us about doing business in Scotland.

Our global staff can help you find the right finance and other support to help you establish your business in Scotland.

Whether you're ready to invest or trade, or just want to chat about a potential project, we're here to help.

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