Opportunity North East



Chinese investors back £800m renewable energy park earmarked for Peterhead

Plans have been unveiled to construct a large-scale renewable energy park designed to deliver between 150 – 200 megawatts of green energy to supply to the Scottish grid, with the capacity to power tens of thousands of homes across the north-east of Scotland.

Published 2 December 2020

Aberdeen BioHub project prepares for main construction phase

The £40 million life sciences innovation hub project at the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen will move into its main construction phase in the new year, the team behind the project has revealed.

Published 20 November 2020

Start date revised for £40m Aberdeen BioHub

Work to create a life sciences innovation hub at the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen will now begin in the summer after the project was delayed due to coronavirus.

Published 17 June 2020

Energy Transition Zone planned to strengthen north east’s position as global integrated energy cluster

A “world-leading” Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) is planned for Aberdeen to accelerate the delivery of net zero solutions and secure a strong economic future built on offshore wind, hydrogen, and carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS), alongside oil and gas.

Published 27 January 2020

Keppie to lead creation of north east food and drink development hub

Keppie Design has been appointed as architect and lead consultant on a new food and drink development hub in north east Scotland.

Published 21 January 2020

£40m Aberdeen BioHub plans formally submitted

BDP has lodged plans for the proposed £40 million life sciences innovation hub at the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen.

Published 12 February 2019

Aberdeen plans £40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences growth

Plans have been announced for a £40 million innovation hub in Aberdeen which aims to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland.

Published 22 November 2018