Grow in Scotland

SCOTLAND HAS THE OPTIMUM LIFE SCIENCE ECOSYSTEM FOR GROWTH.

Whether you wish to grow your business, grow your investment or grow your academic career, Life Sciences Scotland is here to help you.

Scotland has one of the largest Life Sciences clusters in Europe, employing over 40,000 people across some 770 organisations. Life Sciences companies contribute in excess of £5.2bn turnover and about £2.4bn gross value added to the Scottish economy. The Scottish life sciences sector has grown at 7% per annum since 2010, putting it on track to reach the strategy target of £8bn by 2025.

Scotland is home to a range of multinationals and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with a strong track record of creating and growing start ups. A thriving entrepreneurial culture in our universities creates more spin-outs than any other region of the UK.

Life Sciences in Scotland is wider than many perceive. It includes all like and health sciences; human, animal and plant, with key subsectors in pharmaceutical services, medical technologies, regenerative and precision medicine, digital health and industrial biotechnology.

Access Scotland advantages to help you grow:

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