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Life sciences

We help Scotland's life sciences community build on its rich heritage of innovation, successful partnerships and pioneering research.

Our support services will equip you with the right skills, expertise and knowledge to grow your business at home and overseas, while maximising the future of the industry here in Scotland.


Services to support your life sciences business

From commercialising your ideas to targeting new markets we provide a range of support for the life sciences and biotech sector.

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Other ways we can help

From management training and financial support to finding collaborative partners and exploring new markets, we've got it covered.

How our services help companies like yours

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Gary Beale, founder of Emblation

Emblation: powering the future of medicine

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Cells

Scottish clinical research company makes a big impact on cancer

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Julia Brown at the Scotsman Conferences

Realising Scotland's life sciences potential

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Zepter Business Center, Warsaw

Emerging Europe business opportunities right on your doorstep

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GSK expansion "testament to world-class workforce"

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Scotland at Medica 2014 - recruiting now

12-15 November 2014 - Düsseldorf, Germany

Scottish Development International is once again organising a Scottish Pavilion at MEDICA in November 2014, showcasing Scotland’s strengths in medical technology and digital healthcare.

MEDICA is the largest medical devices exhibition in the world and a must-attend event for all companies involved in the manufacture and supply of medical technology, diagnostics and medical services.

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Life sciences opportunities overseas

Find life sciences opportunities in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East/North Africa

With global offices and in-market support, we can help your company take advantage of exciting international opportunities for growth in life sciences.

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Leadership essentials

Lessons from a GlobalScot to grow your business

"Scotland's strength is knowledge."

Peter Dunbar is CEO of Talaria and a GlobalScot. In this video he highlights the wealth of academic knowledge in life sciences in Scottish universities and encourages Scottish companies like yours to connect more with GlobalScots to improve your business fortunes in key markets.

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Life sciences and biotech companies in Scotland

Our supply chain directory is a database of information on current organisations involved in research, product and technology development, services and support within Scotland's life sciences and biotech sector.

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Life sciences market insights and emerging opportunities

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Scottish life sciences research among world's best

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Life sciences and biotech opportunities in Brazil

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Life Sciences Scotland 2020 vision

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