Industry capabilities in Scotland

For a valuable, sustainable return on investment, Scotland has all the right credentials. We'll help you set up and expand your business, innovate and access new markets. Explore opportunities across our major diverse and growing industries.

Find opportunities in Scotland's industries

Chemical sciences

Scotland's chemical sciences and industrial biotech sectors deliver sustainable solutions to every-day challenges from protecting crops to advancing healthcare.

The Data Lab

Digital and technology

Explore Scotland’s digital technology strengths across cyber security, data, fintech, software and IT, creative industries, space, waste and wastewater.

Aerial image taken at European Offshore Wind Development Centre, Aberdeen Bay.


From offshore wind, carbon capture, energy storage, and low carbon heat and transport, Scotland's energy expertise is supporting the transition to more sustainable solutions.

Health and life sciences

From drug discovery and diagnostics to precision medicine and healthcare, Scotland's life sciences clusters are pioneering tech-driven healthcare solutions to the world.

A line of bottles in a manufacturing plant

Food and drink

Scotland leads the way in Europe for food production, food manufacture, food and drink research and food technology.

View from Ben Aan to Loch Katrine, Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park - Photo credit: Visit Scotland / Kenny Lam


Sustainable business and leisure tourism development in Scotland is booming. And it's now easier than ever to invest, set up operations and grow thanks to our support.

How we can help

Our inward investment advisers can connect you to the right opportunities, partners and industry networks to meet your needs.