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Aerospace and space

Scotland has a long history of excellence in aerospace and space technology engineering, including satellite manufacturing.

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Chemical sciences and industrial biotechnology

With exports of £4.5 billion a year, Scotland's chemical sciences sector is thriving, and we're making great strides in high-value industrial biotechnology manufacturing too.

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Creative industries

Home of the fastest selling computer game in history, Scotland provides a dynamic environment for the creative industries.

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Financial services

Our skilled workforce and secure business environment make investing in Scotland the perfect choice for financial services firms.

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Global business services

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

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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.

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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.

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Renewables

Scotland is home to groundbreaking renewables projects in everything from offshore wind and tidal to heat technology and marine energy.

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Technology and engineering in Scotland

A skilled workforce, competitive costs and a strong tech cluster are just a few reasons that global companies choose to invest in Scotland's tech sector.

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Textiles

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

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Tourism

Scotland has it all. Our lively cities, history, stunning scenery and coastline attract visitors from all around the world.

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