Scotland provides a highly concentrated ecosystem of bespoke BioHubs – deliberately designed to connect industry to academia and healthcare. From Glasgow to Inverness, Aberdeen to Oban, Edinburgh to Dundee, businesses are catapulted into the heart of world class expertise and cutting edge research.
Edinburgh – at the Heart of Healthcare
Edinburgh BioQuarter is a prime location in Scotland’s life sciences ecosystem. The co-location of the prestigious Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh teaching hospital, a world-renowned school of medicine and leading medical research institutes, Edinburgh BioQuarter catalyses access to world-class capabilities in healthcare, scientific research and clinical trials and delivers a formidable network of clinicians, academics, scientists and entrepreneurs.
Glasgow – world leading Data-Driven Health
Glasgow’s Clinical Innovation Zone is a unique space where industry, academia and the NHS work alongside each other on Precision Medicine projects. Both the Clinical Innovation Zone and the Living Lab will form key nodes of the University-led Glasgow Riverside Innovation District, which will establish Glasgow’s leadership in the high-tech industries of the future.
Aberdeen – world class Biologics
The £40m BioHub project in Aberdeen will bring together companies, researchers, clinicians and academics at the forefront of high-value developments in biologics, new therapeutics, digital health and medtech. With a dedicated incubator space, support programmes and a physical location at the heart of the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and University of Aberdeen campus, the BioHub will accelerate commercialisation in the sector to address modern health challenges, improve patient outcomes and change how healthcare is delivered.
Dundee – leaders in Biosciences
Located immediately adjacent to Ninewells Teaching hospital, Dundee Medipark provides innovative biomedical, biotech or medical device companies the opportunity to develop laboratory, production and office space in a greenfield site close to the local biosciences research community through a c.25 acre site of flexible serviced plots for clinical, and science and technology sectors.
Inverness – a hub for Collaboration
Inverness Campus is a world-class business location for those operating in the life sciences, digital healthcare and technology sectors. It brings together businesses, researchers, academia and scientists, providing the perfect place to collaborate and innovate. The 215-acre site offers close proximity to the NHS and also provides a home for key research and education departments of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) and Scotland’s Rural College.
Oban – the home of Marine Science
The European Marine Science Park near Oban on the west coast is the natural home for marine science, including aquaculture. The rich marine resources of the Highlands of Islands of Scotland underpin a vibrant and growing cluster based on marine science. This includes innovative enterprises, world-class research at the Scottish Association for Marine Science, excellent locations and facilities, and a skilled talent pool.