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 MVDC technology study: market opportunities and economic impact (2015) Medium voltage direct current (MVDC) technology has been identified as a potential solution to a variety of challenges associated with integrating renewable generation into the electricity network. Th...
 Scottish manufacturing research study: executive summary (2014) The aim of the research was to develop an understanding of the key factors which companies believe impact on manufacturing in Scotland, as part of a wider programme of work to develop a Scottish Manuf...
 Scotland and the Central North Sea: CCS hub study (2014) The study analysed the infrastructure requirements to develop the carbon capture and storage (CCS) sector in Scotland, maximising the value of CCS and CO2-enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR), and to creat...
 Analysis of the Scottish company base and market opportunities: low carbon heating and cooling and water supply and wastewater sectors (2014) Scottish Enterprise (SE), working with Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE), commissioned Innovas to carry out an analysis of the company base in the low carbon heating and cooling and water supply an...
 Food & drink sector: innovation infrastructure & facilities in Scotland - summary report of industry demand, existing innovation support, and options to address any identified gaps (2014) A key strategic priority for Scotland Food & Drink (SF&D) and Scottish Enterprise (SE) is to improve the innovation performance of Scottish food and drink companies and to increase their investment in...
 Review of textiles engagement (2014) This review examined one of the key themes, ‘Improving Customer Intimacy’, of Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) support programme for the textile industry 2010/11 – 2013/14. The support programme reflected...
 Developing mountain biking in Scotland: review of mountain biking developments and potential opportunities in the Scottish Enterprise area (2013) The review of Scottish mountain biking sought to establish the progress that had been made in the industry over the past few years and to provide recommendations for future development. In particular,...
 Dundee City Region tourism labour market study (2013) Dundee City Region’s tourism sector is set to benefit from the establishment of a new tourist attraction, the V&A (Victoria and Albert museum of art and design) at Dundee City Centre’s waterfront. Thi...
 Evaluation of tourism destinations: final report to Scottish Enterprise (2013) In 2008, SE produced a Tourism Destination Development Strategy which set out how the six priority destinations – Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Loch Lomond, Royal Deeside and Highland Perthshire – w...
 The value of golf to Scotland’s economy (2013) The research aimed to highlight the importance of Scotland to the golfing industry, and the value that Scotland’s golf economy contributes to the country’s wider economy.
 Golf tourism in Perth and Kinross: an assessment of its growth potential to 2020: final report (2013) The golf tourism sector in Perth and Kinross is set to benefit from new investment in golf resorts over the coming years, as well as the hosting of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in 2014. In light of the...
 Economic contribution of industrial biotechnology in Scotland (2012) This report discusses the contribution that industrial biotechnology (IB) makes to Scotland’s economy. It aims to: identify a list of companies that utilise industrial biotechnology techniques in thei...
 Evaluation of Scottish Enterprise’s Textile Team’s impact on the textile sector’s growth agenda, 2006/7-2008/9 (2012) The aim of the Scottish Enterprise (SE) Textiles Team is to ‘assist the sustainable development of the Scottish Textiles Industry, and enhance the growth of a dynamic, flexible, market led and interna...
 Scottish Enterprise business plan 2012-15: evidence base (2012) This paper summarises the available evidence for the main areas of spend and activity outlined in the Scottish Enterprise (SE) Business Plan. In particular, evidence is shown for growth companies, the...
 Evaluation of Scottish Stem Cell Network (SSCN): final report (2012) The Scottish Stem Cell Network (SSCN) aims to create an over-arching body for interventions supporting the stem cell network. It encourages collaborative links between research scientists, clinicians,...
 Baselining and research into the construction sector in Scotland: final report (2012) This report provides a characterisation of the construction sector in Scotland, looking at the main trends, issues and opportunities for growth in the future. It considers the economic performance of ...
 Evaluation of Interactive Scotland (2012) Interactive Scotland (IS) is a three year project, running from November 2009 to November 2012, which provides specialised market and technology advice services to the Digital Media sector. The projec...
 Creative Clyde baseline report (2012) Creative Clyde is a partnership between public organisations and the private sector to establish Glasgow and Scotland as an internationally recognised location for creative industries. It is a creativ...
 Evaluation of the Wellness and Health Innovation project (2011) The Wellness and Health Innovation (WHI) project provides specialised support to Scottish companies that are developing innovative technology-enabled products, services or applications for the growing...
 Falkirk Grangemouth Framework for Growth (2011) A partnership within the Falkirk Grangemouth area, involving Scottish Enterprise, Chemicals Sciences Scotland and Falkirk Council, has agreed: a vision for the development of a low-carbon chemicals an...
 Identifying the 'gap' in business support: data analysis (2011) The report aimed to explore whether there is a significant 'service gap' in business support between Scottish Enterprise (SE)/Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and the Business Gateway. It respon...
 Scottish Construction Centre evaluation (2011) The Scottish Construction Centre (SCC) was launched in 2007 in response to the 2003 ‘Achieving Construction Innovation and Excellence in Scotland’ report and the recommendations of the Modernising Con...
 Tourism Destination Development: interim evaluation & assessment of future growth potential (2011) The Scottish Enterprise (SE) Tourism Destination Development Strategy was approved in early 2008, with the aim of maximising the contribution that the six key tourism destinations in the SE area (Edin...
 Evaluation of Nexxus (2011) Nexxus was first launched in 2003 within the West of Scotland as a Life Sciences (LS) networking organisation. Its remit was extended to the East of Scotland in 2008. The project promotes and supports...
 TalentScotland research findings (2011) TalentScotland is a joint project involving the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise (SE), Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International. It aims to promote Scotland as a...
 Review of Chemical Sciences Scotland activities (2010) This report reviews the progress made in delivering the activities of Chemical Sciences Scotland (CSS), an industry leadership group which has developed an overall strategic vision for the chemical sc...
 Rationale for intervention guidance (2010) The aim of this guide is to provide a practical framework for Scottish Enterprise (SE) and SE external contractors for developing or assessing the rationale for intervention associated with new projec...
 Developing SE destination monitoring and baseline measurement (2010) This report follows on from an initial 2007 baseline report covering six key tourism destinations, which set out a series of indicators and guidance on how to assess changes in tourism activity and pr...
 Interim evaluation of Scotland Food and Drink (2010) Scottish Food and Drink (SF&D) was established as an industry-led membership organisation which aimed to bring together the whole supply chain involved in the food and drink industry in Scotland under...
 Equality and diversity baseline information on Scotland’s key economic sectors (2010) This report establishes an equality and diversity baseline for Scotland’s key economic sectors, forming part of the ongoing work of Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) ...
 Developing Scotland’s low carbon built environment (Phases 1 & 2) (2010) The research was conducted to help Scottish Enterprise assess the potential for investment in the Scottish low carbon built environment (LCBE) sector, a range of products and services which have the p...
 Evaluation of Local Construction Forum activity in the Scottish Enterprise East Operating Region (2009) The Local Construction Forums operating in the Scottish Enterprise (SE) East Operating Region under review for this evaluation were Forth Construction, Fife Construction Forum and the Edinburgh and Lo...
 Market intelligence report: energy management in the built environment (2009) This document provides market intelligence on the concept of Energy Management in the Built Environment (EMBE). For the purposes of this report the definition of EMBE is: products and systems that man...
 Immunotherapy: environmental scan (2009) Immunotherapy is defined broadly as a set of clinical interventions aimed at counteracting disease by modulating a patient’s immune system, using both conventional small molecule approaches and tools ...
 Biofuels mapping expertise across Scottish Enterprise priority industries (2009) The Scottish biofuels industry encompasses a wide range of companies involved in the supply of biomass feedstock and of processing and operating projects that convert feedstock to usable fuel for tran...
 Biofuels mapping expertise across Scottish Enterprise priority industries (2009) The Scottish biofuels industry encompasses a wide range of companies involved in the supply of biomass feedstock and of processing and operating projects that convert feedstock to usable fuel for tran...
 Phase 1 Life Sciences Innovation Facility, Foresterhill Campus, Aberdeen: learning review report (2009) Scottish Enterprise (SE) commissioned a learning review of its involvement in phase one of the Life Sciences Innovation Facility (LSIF) at the University of Aberdeen’s (UoA’s) Foresterhill Campus. Th...
 Fife Energy Park: Phase One Evaluation (2009) Phase 1 of the development of Fife Energy Park (FEP) involved investment in infrastructure redevelopment as part of a programme to create a viable business location for the Energy sector in Scotland a...
 Cavalry Park, Peebles: evaluation phase 2 (2009) Cavalry Park, on the south eastern outskirts of the Borders town of Peebles, was originally acquired by the then Scottish Development Agency to attract single user inward investment. This approach was...
 Foresighting report: advanced blades for offshore wind (2008) The report aims to provide ITI Scotland members with information about the market and technology associated with blades for offshore wind turbines, in order to help support and advance the design and ...
 Market intelligence report: advanced robotics (2008) This report provides market intelligence into the sector defined as advanced robotics by the Intermediary Technology Institute (ITI) in Techmedia. For the purposes of this document, the definition of ...
 Foresighting report: electric and hybrid electric vehicles (2008) This paper examines the key issues affecting the market for Electric Vehicles (EVs) & Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and the novel technologies being developed to address their current drawbacks. ...
 Foresighting report: sustainable transport fuels (2008) This report summarises the status of the first generation of biofuels and reports on the ongoing development of the second generation, with particular focus on marine algae as an alternative source of...
 Next generation crops: foresighting (2008) Genetic modification (GM) of plants aims to introduce trait-related genes through the genetic engineering of plant material. The report looked specifically at the market for improved seeds for communi...
 Plant biotechnology and its many markets: environmental scan (2008) This report aimed to examine the existing and potential application of modern biotechnology, as applied to plant life. It looked specifically at the potential role of agricultural biotech in the produ...
 Drug delivery: foresighting report (2008) Advances in ‘drug delivery’ aim to improve the delivery, performance or safety of a therapeutic product. The report focuses on four areas within drug delivery: transdermal, microcapsules, nanoparticle...
 Minimally invasive medical devices: environmental scan - technology and markets (2008) The report aimed to identify sectors where reductions in the invasiveness of key technology could significantly impact the medical device market. In this context, minimally invasive devices are those ...
 Market intelligence report: next generation computing (2008) Next generation computing systems are defined as ‘systems that enable complex and sophisticated computing applications to be executed in an efficient and cost-effective manner’. The report aimed to: p...
 Wound healing: foresighting report - technology and markets (2008) The advanced wound management market targets hard-to-heal and chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, that are growing in prevalence. There is a need for more clinically effective products to ac...
 Baseline study of regional investment in independent media production (2008) The research aimed to benchmark Glasgow’s broadcast production centre against other UK centres. It sought to identify: the size and growth of the production sector in a number of key production centre...