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About us

We identify and exploit international opportunities for Scotland's economic growth. We do this by supporting Scottish companies to compete, helping to build globally competitive sectors, attracting new investment and creating an open and responsive business environment.

Building a more international Scotland

Find out about our ambition, strategic priorities and the partners we work with.

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Business plan 2014-17

Our latest business plan sets out how we’ll achieve our vision over the next three years.

Read our business plan

Competing internationally

Scotland needs to engage and succeed on an international level to achieve strong and sustainable economic growth.

In this video our CEO Lena Wilson talks about how Scotland can compete internationally.

How are we performing?

Find out how we've performed against our business plans and how we've delivering the priorities we've set out.

Business plans

Our annual reports and accounts

Investments annual reviews

Research and reports

We commission and publish relevant research, reports and evaluations on a regular basis. You can download most of the information available for free from the Evaluations Online website or our Knowledge Hub. You have the right to reuse the information, as long as you acknowledge the author or source and no financial gain is made through its reuse. We don’t charge for this service. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can request information by emailing our public sector information team

Evaluations Online website

Our senior managers

Our 'Executive Leadership Team' is responsible for the day to day running of Scottish Enterprise.

More about our leadership

Media centre

Access information for journalists and press, including press releases, downloadable images and videos, corporate social media and PR contacts.

Latest press releases

Scotland’s supply chain is well placed to overcome current challenges

19 April 2015

Sweet success as Scottish collaborations clinch £30k prize

19 April 2015

Isle of Mull’s first community hydroelectricity scheme at Garmony goes ahead with REIF & Charity Bank loan

19 April 2015


Get a sneak preview of upcoming #textiles #trends for Autumn/Winter 2016/17 season #Edinburgh 10 June

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Rural business? Find out how our leadership programme helped @kcpltdUK grow in confidence:

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Scottish Enterprise media centre

Board members

Read about our Board members and their registers of interests, which declare any potential conflicts of interest.

Board meeting minutes


More about working with us