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

   

Virtual reality classrooms and teaching resources to be created by the University of Glasgow

Soon students at the University of Glasgow and around the world will be able travel inside the human...

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Scotland’s young innovators go head to head to tackle the global plastic crisis

A team of young Scots has won VentureJam 2018 with an innovative idea for a jukebox to encourage pla...

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Ultrasonic surgery project wins £6m funding

A research project aiming to find new ways to use ultrasonic tools for complex, robot-assisted surge...

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Blog

   

Equality Through Innovation: The Educator

In our second Equality Through Innovation blog we meet Lise McCaffery, who is inspiring the next gen...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Problem Solver

Equality Through Innovation is a new blog series profiling inspirational social innovators working i...

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Forge ahead

On Friday the 28th of September, from 10am to 5pm, Explorathon 2018 will be hosted in the iconic For...

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Events

   

The Future of Fintech

Symposium on the financial services industry with a focus on Finitech. Ticket includes lunch....

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The Galápagos Above and Below

Evening lecture about the Galápagos Islands by David and Jean Ainsley....

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The Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibi...

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