Scottish Enterprise

Boeing programme takes off with Renfrew property deal

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland has signed a lease with property investment firm Canmoor to bring its £11.8 million research and development programme with aerospace company Boeing to a unit at Westway Park in Renfrew.

Published 15 September 2020

‘World first’ £1m deal to install Internet of Things in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council is to install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its social housing stock which measures temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels and provides early alerts on issues such as problems with ventilation and potential dampness.

Published 6 July 2020

Pioneering Scottish regeneration partnership ‘could be model for global green recovery’

A Scottish regional regeneration partnership could provide a potential model for global economic recovery, according to a global think tank and strategic advisory firm.

Published 23 June 2020

Edinburgh BioQuarter consults on Health Innovation District

An online community consultation has been launched today with the intention of developing a new mixed-use neighbourhood, as part of plans by Edinburgh BioQuarter to create a new Health Innovation District.

Published 18 June 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

Council approves next steps for £750m BioQuarter expansion

The strategic business case behind a major project to transform the BioQuarter into a vibrant new neighbourhood in the south east of Edinburgh has been unanimously backed by councillors.

Published 26 February 2020

First images of Edinburgh BioQuarter’s £750m transformation unveiled

Scotland’s life sciences hub Edinburgh BioQuarter has unveiled its vision for its planned £750 million investment which aims to create a new vibrant mixed-use neighbourhood, supporting a community of more than 20,000 people.

Published 21 February 2020

Collaboration key to delivering new homes, finds report

New homes can be built more efficiently if all of those involved – councils and housing associations, designers, planners, regulators and builders – sit down together at the beginning of every project, a report has found.

Published 24 January 2020

Collective Architecture gains planning approval for Glengarnock facility

Collective Architecture has secured planning approval for a new project at Glengarnock.

Published 14 January 2020

New train factory at former Longannet site approved by councillors

Plans to build a new train factory at the site of the former Longannet power station have moved forward after councillors approved plans to redevelop the site.

Published 19 December 2019

£60m funding commitment made to transform Dundee Michelin site

The transformation of the Michelin factory site in Dundee into a new innovation hub has taken a step forward with a £60 million funding commitment.

Published 6 November 2019

New £16m centre for subsea development opens in East Kilbride

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has delivered a new £16 million centre for subsea development in East Kilbride.

Published 10 October 2019

£30m low carbon funding to encourage renewable heating

A major fund to create low-carbon heating infrastructure is now open for applications.

Published 23 September 2019

Work starts on Scotland’s advanced manufacturing innovation district

A new manufacturing district in Renfrewshire which will create thousands of new jobs for the sector took a step closer yesterday as work started on site.

Published 29 August 2019

Green light for ‘transformative’ Ravenscraig regeneration plans

One of Europe’s largest regeneration sites is set for further transformation after a new Masterplan was given the green light by planning officials.

Published 25 June 2019