Technology and engineering

We are committed to taking new products developed in Scotland to an international audience. The future is definitely tech, and Scotland is ideally placed to be a strong player in this fast-paced and innovative sector.

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Trading with Scotland doesn't have to be difficult.

Scotland's skilled workforce, strong tech cluster and excellent innovation infrastructure make us the ideal partner for technology projects. Our trade specialists are here to answer your questions about doing business with Scottish companies and put you in contact with the right people.

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Find technology opportunities and partners in Scotland

From radar and the ATM, to television and the toaster, Scotland has always been at the forefront of technical and engineering innovation. These days, we’re engineering software rather than steam engines, and our companies are developing high tech solutions to global issues like wireless communication, big data analysis, IoT connectivity and dementia care.

No matter where you are in the world, Scottish technology is helping change the way we work, play and connect with each other.

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Key areas of expertise

Scotland is home to over 1,000 innovative companies covering all areas of tech, but we have particular expertise in:

  • Data analytics
  • Software
  • Sensors
  • Digital technology
  • Digital health
  • Internet of Things (IoT)


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