Invest & Support

Glasgow City of Science and Innovation can offer the advice, knowledge and support needed to help with investment decisions.

Invest & Support

Glasgow City of Science and Innovation works to ensure that our city and the wider region benefits from our world-class science and technology.

A key element of our strategy is to work collaboratively with our 90+ plus partners to make our fellow citizens’ lives healthier, longer and better by boosting new investment, jobs and skills within a buoyant, knowledge-based economy.

Our track record of achievement in supporting ambitious, innovative individuals and companies and our specialist insight and expertise in science and technology has enabled us to foster excellent relationships with many of the city’s key players and organisations.

These pages are designed to assist entrepreneurs, innovators and businesses by outlining the support which is available to them in a range of areas including funding, property, recruitment, market intelligence, networking and business development.

Invest Glasgow

If you are thinking about a move to Glasgow, or indeed, just want to find out a little bit more about the opportunities present within the city please visit Invest Glasgow’s website for everything you need to know.

Invest Glasgow: An Overview (MP4)

Scottish Enterprise

SE offer funding, advice and support to companies to compete, build globally competitive sectors, attract new investment and create a world-class business environment.

By encouraging an innovative approach to products and services, it aims to help Scottish businesses drive global growth and boost competitiveness and transform Scotland’s innovation performance to equal that of the best-performing nations by 2020.

SE Technology & Engineering

SE Creative Industries

Innovation Support

Scottish Investment Bank

Business Gateway

Business Gateway provides access to free business support services offering assistance and impartial advice to people starting or growing their business. Services include a combination of online support, local workshops and events, advice on specific business needs and information on all aspects of starting and growing a business.

Business Gateway Glasgow

Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland, distributes funding from the Scottish Government and the National Lottery, supporting the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland.

It enables people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life.

Creative Scotland funding

Cultural Enterprise Office

Cultural Enterprise Office (CEO) is a not-for-profit service which provides access to free business support services. It helps creative individuals and micro-businesses build the skills and knowledge they need to succeed by providing specialist advice and information, as well as running programmes and events.

Cultural Enterprise Office's Business Support

Interactive Scotland

Interactive Scotland (IS) provides Scottish creative and digital media businesses with access to specialist expert advice and support, helping them develop new business models, innovative content, applications, products and services. It offers access to a range of IS and partner events, market intelligence and research and one-to-one advisory support as well as assisting business development.

Interactive Scotland services

Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency and works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.

Latest funding opportunities

Innovation: get support and advice

 

 

What’s happening

This is a living, breathing website with regular updates on news, blogs and events. It’s the place to come back to again and again if you want to know what’s happening in the science and technology world in Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

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News

   

Animal vision inspires new computer-controlled single-pixel cameras

Scientists have taken inspiration from how animals’ eyes work to create a new way for computer-con...

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CodeClan empowers employers to plug Scotland’s digital skills gap

CodeClan, the UK’s first fully accredited digital skills academy is reaching out to employers seek...

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Cycling to work may cut your risk of premature death by 40%

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost ...

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Blog

   

Design Creativity Through Humour and Improvisation

Coming up with good ideas is a funny old game! Dr Gillian Hatcher from the University of Strathclyde...

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Engage with Strathclyde Business School

Discover an engaging series of events aimed at public, private and third sector organisations arrang...

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Mining, Tourism and Settlements in Outer Space

Who owns the Moon? On 2 May, Dr Saskia Vermeylen will give an enlightening talk as part of Engage wi...

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Events

   

Images of Research Exhibition

Visit the exhibition to see this year's entries to the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of ...

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Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City

The event addresses the societal issues of health and food provision in Scotland and how these issue...

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Images of Research Opening Night

Event host, Professor Sir Jim McDonald, is joined by some of this year's competition judges to annou...

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