Starting a technology business and getting your idea from concept to market is extremely challenging – and exciting.
We have three programmes to help get your business off the ground:
- High Growth Start Up support
Intensive business support for companies with a product or service idea.
- The Proof of Concept Programme
Support for researchers from Scotland's universities, research institutes and NHS Boards to help take their research from the lab to the market place.
- Enterprise Fellowships
Mentoring, training and funding for business-minded researchers, post-graduates or recent graduates.
The Scottish EDGE
Ambitious entrepreneurs can win up to £50,000 to help grow their business with The Scottish EDGE competition
Business Gateway helps all other start up businesses
Business Gateway can offer advice if your start up business is something other than high growth, academic or research. They also organise events and provide guidance on business essentials like planning, tax, funding and employing staff.
Contact Business Gateway directly on 0845 609 6611 or visit Business Gateway.
Starting a Co-operative? Talk to Co-operative Development Scotland
New and growing co-operative businesses can receive tailored support from Co-operative Development Scotland. Visit the specialist site for advice, grants and events just for co-operative and employee owned businesses.
Co-operative Development Scotland