For new and growing businesses across Edinburgh, practical help,
advice and support is provided through the Business Gateway.
The City of Edinburgh Council and its partners in the
Joined Up for Jobs Network could save you valuable time and money
on your recruitment and training requirements when your company
moves / relocates to Scotland’s Capital City.
Scottish Development International (SDI) promotes
international trade and inward investment for developing knowledge
industries in Scotland and can help businesses identify grants and
financial assistance available in
SDI also offer an international inward incubation
support package called
AccessScotland which provides your business
with the support to develop your business & project plan.
Scottish Enterprise offer a wide
variety of funding and support to help develop innovative business
ideas. These include Scottish Business
Grants that are currently categorised under two separate
Investment Grants (including RSA) and
Innovation Grants (including SMART and R&D
Scottish Enterprise can also help connect private sector
investors with Scottish businesses at various stages of growth
A wide variety of European Funding is helping new and growing
businesses and industries in the Edinburgh City Region
There are a number of business associations
and networks across Edinburgh City Region and Scotland
serving businesses in all industries and at all stages of
A list of some of the private venture capital funds active in
Edinburgh including the Business Angels network.