Working with The Lens uncovers ideas that transforms how you do business, providing you with investment ready prototypes to scale and grow. By developing intrapreneurial skills and mindsets, your people will fulfil their creative potential, embracing challenges and realising opportunities. The Lens is a platform for innovation that powers a Read more [...]
TechX is a unique proposition – providing expertise and support both as a technology accelerator and incubator for start-ups and SMEs looking to enter the oil and gas industry. At the different stages of the innovation journey, TechX offers access to experienced business mentors, co-working space, forward thinking business partners, Read more [...]
The ‘Principally Women’ programme proposes a novel approach to achieving personal and business growth by addressing gender barriers faced by female business leaders. The programme is tailored to the needs of senior women business leaders in growth companies (and social enterprises) and seeks to identify women principals at a point Read more [...]
Investing Women is a growing community of women angel investors; which also supports female founders through their AccelerateHER programme. Investing Women’s holistic approach is seeing an increase in the number of female investors and scalable female founded businesses; delivering diversity and economic growth. Investing Women’s flagship events include the one Read more [...]
Living Wage accreditation celebrates employers that choose to go further than the government minimum. The Living Wage employer mark is awarded to Scottish employers as a symbol of responsible business practice. Living Wage accreditation celebrates employers that choose to go further than the government minimum. Research shows that paying the Read more [...]
The Scottish Business Pledge is a values-led partnership between Government and business. It is a shared ambition of boosting productivity, competitiveness, sustainable employment, and workforce engagement and development. It is built on a voluntary code of business practice which you can use to guide and boost the future development of Read more [...]
Business Gateway is a business advice service which offers assistance to both entrepreneurial-minded people with ideas and also existing companies.
The EY Foundation is an independent registered charity, supporting young people facing barriers to employment and further education.
Adopt an Intern is an organisation which supports all sectors to access graduate talent of all ages, skill sets and backgrounds, including those returning to education.
The Prince’s Trust is Scotland’s leading youth charity which supports unemployed or underemployed young people into self-employment.
Social Enterprise Academy will support you on your journey of personal and skills development and will enable you to have a growing social enterprise.
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body that can support you to build employability skills.
Digital Tourism Scotland can help you navigate and utilise the digital platforms of your business.
Visit Scotland is the national tourist board, they can provide business surgeries, online media training, grants for your growing business in tourism.
CodeClan can teach you the digital skills you need and can enable you to be a key player in the Scottish tech scene.
CivTech is a tech and innovation driven organisation that gives you the opportunity to work on new innovative products.
Enterprise Hub Fife can provide you access to workshops, networking events and co-working spaces.
The Data Lab can help you develop new data science projects, while building your tech community.
Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.
Women’s Enterprise Scotland is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company which works to create an entrepreneurial environment where women-led businesses can flourish.
Edinburgh Innovations is a free service aimed at Edinburgh Uni staff and students, you can receive services such as mentoring, funding and advice.
Just enterprise is a consortium formed from Scotland’s key social enterprise support agencies. Collectively, they provide expert start-up, business support and business recovery to organisations across Scotland.
Lanarkshire Enterprise Services is an enterprise trust that aims to provide specialty business support to help businesses succeed.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) is looking to support you, Scotland’s top young researchers, creative talent, future business and public leaders, through its research awards, enterprise programmes and the RSE Young Academy of Scotland.
Calling all Perthshire based business owners and self-employed entrepreneurs! GrowBiz is the perfect place to be if you’re running a small business in Perthshire and you're looking for foolproof advice or just a friendly bunch of like-minded people!
ECCI, with an award-winning hub in Edinburgh and a new base in Hong Kong, brings together people from business, research, communities and governments to turn good low carbon ideas into reality. Hosted by the University of Edinburgh, we support a thriving community of low carbon enterprises and provide policy insight Read more [...]
Interface is based regionally throughout Scotland which enables them to work with businesses of all sizes, in all sectors and match them with Scotland’s world-leading academic expertise to help them grow.
FutureX’s aim is to connect Scotland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to make purpose driven entrepreneurship the principle force behind the transformation of the global economy.
SEN helps Strathclyde students, alumni and staff on their entrepreneurial journey, through giving them access to events, networking and workshops.
Scotland Food & Drink works to guide food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability.
YES is the foremost organisation in Scotland to help you as a young person develop your business knowledge, entrepreneurial skills & ultimately become more employable.
Online hub providing you as a student or educator with all the student focussed enterprise activity happening in Scotland, helping inspire and develop enterprise skills and the future of Scottish entrepreneurship.
Scottish Enterprise works to support business and industry to help create more jobs, promote business growth and international success.
HIE is the go-to organisation if you are based in the Highlands and Islands area. HIE can help you realise your business’s potential and help you on your journey to growth!
Informatics Ventures is Scotland’s longest running entrepreneur support organisation dedicated to connecting Scottish high growth tech ventures with investors.
X forces is the leading organisation for enterprise support in the military community.
CAN DO Scale is a three day residential programme with a relentless focus on scaling your business.
Entrepreneurial Scotland is a member network and leadership development organisation providing opportunities for like-minded ambitious individuals to share experiences and develop their leadership skills.
Bridge2Business is a programme for college students that can help you gain entrepreneurial skills and connect with like-minded students.