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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.