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

   

GCU awards for South African rail staff

Nearly 200 employees of the South African rail transport agency Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) graduate...

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EE launches 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton

EE has switched on 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton, where customers can now receive the latest mobile net...

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Protein antibiotics offer new hope for fighting common crop diseases

Scientists have tested a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacterial diseas...

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Blog

   

Game of Drones: A Song of Boats and LiDAR

Drones in the sky, drones in the sea, drones on land. Could drones be doing more for you? At Art of ...

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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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Events

   

Matt Dillahunty: Magic, Skepticism & Questions

Matt Dillahunty is well-known as one of the hosts of the popular Atheist Experience phone-in show (w...

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Anatomy Lab Live: Contagion

Enjoy a two-course meal before handling real organ specimens to learn about infectious diseases in a...

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Dying of Fright:'Voodoo Fright Death' & the evolution of emotion

A brief exploration of the spooky phenomenon of fright death, examining modern neuroscientific expla...

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