Be part of a thriving life sciences cluster
Over 600 life sciences organisations employ more than 30,000 people, making Scotland one of the largest life sciences clusters in Europe.
Scotland is home to a thriving biocluster, providing the ideal environment for innovation and company growth.
Key sites include:
We also have innovation centres covering:
A £50 million venture capital fund, launched by Epidarex Capital venture with investment from major strategic partners including Eli Lilly, is dedicated to investment in promising Scottish life sciences start-up companies.
Scotland also offers a range of funding mechanisms to support R&D, including R&D tax credits, R&D grants to support industrial research and experimental development and Patent Box, which offers a 10% rate of corporation tax until 2017 when you commercialise your EU patent in Scotland.
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Scotland has a thriving life sciences cluster recognised as one of the most accessible, well connected and collaborative in Europe.
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