Scottish Enterprise

www.scottish-enterprise.com

About

Scottish Enterprise seeks to deliver a significant, lasting effect on the Scottish economy. Their role is to help identify and exploit the best opportunities for economic growth that will: support Scottish companies to compete within the globalmarketplace; help build globally competitive sectors; attract new investment to Scotland and help to create a world-class business environment.

Scotland has never been more focused on the strengths, opportunities and challenges required to achieve a greater number of internationally active high-growth start-ups. Scottish Enterprise aims to support the development of high-impact early-stage opportunities and entrepreneurs in key areas to help lay the foundations for their future growth.

It aims to:

  • make them internationally competitive
  • ensure that they are investor-ready in order to secure the funding needed to scale-up rapidly in global markets
  • equip them with the talent, team and entrepreneurial skills required for growth

Key Facts

Scottish Enterprise is Scotland's main economic development agency and aims to deliver a significant, lasting effect on the Scottish economy. Their role is to help identify and exploit the best opportunities for economic growth. They support ambitious Scottish companies to compete within the global marketplace and help build Scotland’s globally competitive sectors. They also work with a range of partners in the public and private sectors to attract new investment to Scotland and to help create a world-class business environment.

Scotland’s entrepreneurial achievements in numbers:

  • 80 inward investment projects attracted to Scotland
  • 2,500 companies supported by Scottish Enterprise
  • £250m private investment into the Scottish economy
  • 23% new UK spinouts from Scottish universities, more than any other region
  • £32.4m Scottish Investment Bank invested into Scottish growth SMEs last year
  • £1.2b projected international trade by Scottish based companies
  • 41 offices in 19 countries across the globe

Contact/Follow

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http://www.facebook.com/scottishenterprise

enquiries@scotent.co.uk

Tel: 0845 607 8787 (calls charged at local rates)0141 228 2000 from mobile phones or if outside Scotland

Minicom: 0800 023 2071 - if you are deaf orhard of hearing (BT helpline 0800 731 1888)

Our headquarters are in Glasgow and the address is:

Scottish Enterprise

Atrium Court

50 Waterloo Street

Glasgow

G2 6HQ

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