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 Building/site search for data centre opportunities: preliminary proposals for data centre options in Scotland (2013) The aim of the report was to identify a range of potential sites in Scotland that may be suitable for the development of large data centres. In the context of this report, the term ‘data centre’ is de...
 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 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...
 Mackintosh and Merchant City projects review: final report (2011) The Merchant City project aims to increase business collaboration, enhance tourism products and events, and develop new marketing and promotional activities within the Merchant City area of Glasgow. T...
 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...
 Longitudinal national evaluation of CompeteFor: interim evaluation (2011) The CompeteFor (CFOR) free service consisted of three interventions: a web-based Electronic Brokerage System (EBS), to ensure that all members of the UK’s business community had access to, and could c...
 The challenges of estimating the economic impacts of spending on economic development, and a review of Scottish Enterprise’s approach (2011) This report discusses the broad issues and challenges in assessing the benefits to an economy of economic development spending; such as business support, infrastructure development, inward investment ...
 Economic impact RAF Leuchars (2011) Scottish Enterprise (SE) commissioned EKOS to undertake a desk-based economic impact assessment of the RAF Leuchars airbase in Fife, in light of the recent Strategic Defence Review and speculation tha...
 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...
 Scottish energy ready reckoner (2010) Energy markets are not only vast, but can change very quickly and very dramatically. The Scottish Enterprise (SE) Energy Team therefore needs to be able to quickly spot and discriminate between market...
 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...
 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...
 The economic impact of Edinburgh Airport (2009) The study was commissioned to assess the economic impact of Edinburgh Airport and its growth plans, considering the airport’s current and future importance to the Edinburgh City Region and to Scotland...
 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 ...
 Scottish multi-modal freight locations study: final report (2009) Multi-modal freight locations were established to improve the movement of freight throughout Scotland on a transport network including rail, sea, air and road transport, to help Scottish businesses co...
 Property Asset Management Service: final report (2009) Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) Property Asset Management Service (PAMS) portfolio aimed to transform Scotland into a world-class business location for overseas and domestic companies. The property portf...
 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...
 Riverside Inverclyde URC: PBI (Physical Business Infrastructure) evaluation (2009) The Riverside Inverclyde (RI) Urban Regeneration Company (URC) aimed to advance economic growth through the exploitation of opportunity, for the benefit of the business and residential community of In...
 Economic impacts of Diageo restructuring (2009) In July 2009 Diageo announced a major restructuring of its Scotch Whisky operations in Scotland, involving the closure of their Kilmarnock bottling plant and related facilities in Port Dundas, and the...
 Interim evaluation of the Clyde Waterfront regeneration initiative (2009) The Clyde Waterfront Regeneration Initiative (CWRI) aimed to monitor and coordinate the regeneration of the Clyde Waterfront area, from Glasgow Green to Erskine Bridge, to ensure: development activity...
 Strategic and operational review of the Enterprise Facilitator pilot (2009) The Enterprise Facilitator is a pilot community-led programme to provide mentoring, coaching and business support to local entrepreneurs and businesses. Developed through three local projects, in Kin...
 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...
 Rural business premises and economic development (2008) This research examines how the availability, form and quality of business premises impacts upon the pursuit of economic development in rural areas. The overarching study objective is to identify and q...
 Small and medium sized city regions (2008) The research project aimed to identify what Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire can learn from other successful small and medium sized city regions across the developed world. The research had three phas...
 The place race: the role of place in attracting and retaining talent in Scottish cities (2008) The report aimed to explore how Scotland’s four city regions - Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow - are currently performing and the prospects for improving their performance across the broad ran...
 Transport infrastructure and services: industry views (2008) The Scottish Government’s Economic Strategy identifies transport as one of the key factors in promoting economic growth in those sectors identified as having significant growth potential: energy, fina...
 Understanding the role of places in city regions and rural Scotland (2008) The report investigated the economic roles of places outside Scotland’s main cities, and in particular, their contribution to city regions. The report aimed to: develop a shared understanding of the t...
 Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service strategic and operational review: final report (2008) The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) is a dedicated programme of support for the manufacturing industry, primarily targeted at small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) although it also ...
 Evaluation of EDGE 2007: economic impact update - report for Scottish Enterprise Dunbartonshire (2008) The EDGE 2007 programme aimed to support the development and growth of local businesses. The purpose of this evaluation was to test the extent to which the economic benefits the companies that partici...
 Evaluation of Wireless Innovation Project: a final report to Scottish Enterprise (2008) The Wireless Innovation Project (WIP) was established in 2003 to overcome barriers to entry for Scotland based firms operating in the Wireless space, providing technical support, market research and b...
 Evaluation of Lanarkshire Branding and Communication Project (LBCP): final report (2008) The Lanarkshire Branding and Communication Project (LBCP) was created with the aim of changing negative perceptions of Lanarkshire and promoting the area as a place to live, work and invest. It was fu...
 Evaluation of Lanarkshire Strategic Tourism Marketing Project (LSTMP): final report (2008) The Lanarkshire Strategic Tourism Marketing Project (LSTMP) was created with the aim of raising Lanarkshire's profile to visitors, challenging negative perceptions and raising awareness of the area's ...