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Near to home markets could offer your business a springboard to wider global opportunities. We offer a range of services to Scottish companies like yours in relation to doing business and building relationships with European partners and customers.

Enterprise Europe Network Scotland

The Enterprise Europe Network Scotland (EENS) is your local gateway to a wealth of formation on doing business, finding collaborative partners and increasing your competitiveness in Europe, including

  • Finding business opportunities
  • Applying for European grants and funding
  • Researching new markets
  • Participating in research and development collaborations with European partners
  • Accessing European tenders and contracts
  • Commercialising new technologies, improving products and services
  • Having your say in European policy and legislation

It can also offer you a helping hand to identify funding streams, collaborative research opportunities and provide access to the GRANTnet database of more than 4,000 UK and EU grants, loans, venture capital and advisory programmes.

Scotland Europa

Scotland Europa is a membership-based organisation that promotes Scotland's interests across the institutions of the European Union and to the representatives of Europe’s regions and Member States.

With experienced and specialised staff based in Brussels and Scotland, Scotland Europa fosters strong links between Scotland and Europe, providing intelligence, policy analysis and strategic funding advice.

Scotland Europa runs Scotland House which has excellent conference centre facilities, offering an ideal location for hosting events with both Scottish and European focus.

Scottish Development International also has offices in Denmark, France, Germany, Norway and the UK (London) assisting Scottish companies to export to European markets.

Scottish EU Funding Portal

The new Scottish EU Funding Portal offers a free resource for organisations interested in EU funding and transnational project collaboration. Developed in response to demand from Scottish stakeholders to establish a single source of EU funding information, it promises to open up European possibilities.

One-to-one support

If you want to find out more about European market opportunities and would like to chat through your plans, then get in touch with our export advisers to see how we can help.

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How our services help companies like yours