Europe, Middle East and Africa


Back to regions

Invest in Scotland with our help

We work with partners such as Department for International Trade (DIT), our GlobalScot network and local industry partners to help improve trade links between Scotland and France.

  • Key investment opportunities in Scotland
  • Market research
  • Financial, skills and training support
  • Research and development programmes
  • Partnering and collaboration opportunities
  • Government, industry and academic contacts
  • Visits to Scotland
  • Setting up in Scotland


Scottish Development International,
16 Rue d'Anjou,
75008 Paris


+33 1 41 02 85 00

Get directions

Whether you’re looking to invest, relocate, partner or expand in Scotland, take a look at the key opportunities that will give you the best return on your investment.

Scotland attracts its highest level of inward investment from France after the USA. Our Paris office welcomes enquiries from companies such as yours in France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Netherlands and Belgium, as well as African countries.

We can provide companies with the latest information on Scotland’s economy and our world-leading products and technologies.

We can also help facilitate introductions with leading Scottish companies.

Scottish companies operating in France already include Royal Bank of Scotland, Aberdeen Asset Management, Wood Group, Weir Group, William Grant, Prostrakan and Aggreko.

We also provide ongoing business support to existing inward investors in Scotland such as Alstom, Converteam, Total, Axa Asset Management and Axa Insurance, BNP Paribas Securities Services, Pernod Ricard, Atos Origin and Ingenico.