Strong Evolving Investment Environment

Scotland has one of the most active business angel networks in Europe and is only second to London in the UK in terms of the number of Life Sciences companies receiving venture finance. The Scottish Investment Bank is the most active Life Sciences investor in the UK.

Scotland also provides a range of supportive mechanisms to enable businesses to prosper including Regional Selective Assistance, Training Plus grants, R&D grants, Patent Box (UK) and the lowest rate of corporation tax of the G20 countries.