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

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News

   

Scientists discover novel viruses carried by the Scottish midge

Scotland’s biting midge population carries previously-unknown viruses, according to new research. ...

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Glasgow makes top six cities in European Capital of Innovation competition

Glasgow has been named as one of six finalists in the European Capital of Innovation competition, a ...

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Glasgow student helping to empower Africa’s young scientists

A University of Glasgow student is using maths and computing skills to train young scientists in Afr...

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Blog

   

Grounds to create global change

To mark International Zero Waste Week Scott Kennedy, co-founder of Revive Eco and member of Industri...

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Learning to fuel the growth of a more sustainable world

Rachel Clark from the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) encourages students into s...

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Glasgow City Region – a new European City Region of Innovation

Glasgow City Region is emerging as a new European City Region of Innovation. Kevin Rush, Director of...

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Events

   

Explorathon: Glasgow Skeptics -- Precision Medicine

Glasgow Skeptics present an exciting talk to discuss the medicinal developments in the field of rheu...

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Apollo 11

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage an...

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International Space Station Flight Control

When astronauts call Earth, Andrea Boyd answers. Stationed at the European Astronaut Centre in Colog...

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