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 Evaluation of Planning to Succeed Programme in Tourism Sector 2010-14: final report (2014) The Planning to Succeed Programme in the Tourism Sector (PTST) aimed to work with rural tourism business leaders to increase innovation, collaboration, investment and leadership in order to achieve hi...
 Women and golf tourism (2014) The aim of the research was to gather information to enable Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International to: understand international trends in female golf participation and allow them t...
 Smart Exporter strategic review (2014) Smart Exporter is a broad programme of support designed to raise international ambition and deliver international skills and technical support to Scottish businesses and individuals to ensure they hav...
 The role of acquisitions in company growth (2014) The aim of the research was to understand the role acquisition can play in the growth of Scottish companies. The research had the following objectives: to provide a comprehensive overview of the acqui...
 Critical materials: examining the materials that are critical to our sectors and economy (2014) The aim of the report is to provide an understanding of the experiences that companies have in relation to the issue of critical raw materials supply compared to other supply chain issues. It also see...
 The value of cycle tourism: opportunities for the Scottish economy (2013) The report aims to demonstrate the value of the leisure cycle tourism sector to the Scottish economy and to set out a clear evidence base upon which the case can be made for further expansion of the s...
 Regional Selective Assistance in Scotland: econometric analysis 2004/05 – 2010/11 (2013) The research provides an analysis of the impact of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) on employment and turnover growth in supported companies in Scotland over the post-2007 period.
 Evaluation of Scottish Enterprise Engagement with Account Managed Companies (2013) The aim of account management is to generate additional economic impact by helping supported companies to achieve growth aspirations, generate and safeguard employment and improve efficiency and produ...
 Evaluation of Enterprise Fellowships: final report (2013) Scottish Enterprise (SE) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s (RSE’s) Enterprise Fellowships programme aims to target researchers and innovators with entrepreneurial potential and a promising science ...
 A review of current international business and international entrepreneurship research and its policy-making implications (2013) The report aimed to provide a holistic review of the existing literature on international business (IB) and international entrepreneurship (IE). IB is defined as the study of firms which do business a...
 The growth of employee owned businesses in Scotland (2013) The report examines the growth performance and growth dynamics of 12 Scottish employee owned businesses (EOBs) compared to a peer group of companies which have conventional ownership structures. ...
 Economic impact of the Scottish Venture Fund: final report (2013) The Scottish Venture Fund (SVF) aims to address the equity gap for businesses in the £2 million - £10 million range for high growth companies at development and expansion stage by investing £500,000 -...
 Economic impact of the Scottish Enterprise Seed Fund: final report (2013) The Scottish Seed Fund (SSF) aims to address the equity gap for businesses in the £20,000-£100,000 range for start-up and very early stage companies that seek to grow. SSF forms an initial source of f...
 Putting Scotland's high growth firms in their place (2012) The presentation summarises the results of an ongoing work programme into high growth firms (HGFs). The OECD defines HGFs as firms that achieve at least 20% growth for three consecutive years. The pre...
 Scottish Technology Showcase evaluation (2012) The Scottish Technology Showcase (STS) is an event held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) designed to showcase Scottish technology capabilities to a broad audience and provide a ...
 Review of expert support products (2012) Scottish Enterprise (SE) currently offers assistance to companies in the form of 10 expert support products (expert advice including: Innovation; ICT; Business Improvement) covering the following area...
 Talent Scotland Graduate Placement Programme: final review report (Business product review) (2012) The primary aim of the Talent Scotland Graduate Placement Programme (TSGPP) is to aid businesses in identifying graduates with relevant skills to work on defined business development projects, deliver...
 The role of technology and technology-based firms in economic development: rethinking innovation and enterprise policy in Scotland (2012) The report explores the role of technology and innovation in driving productivity growth and economic growth, and the extent to which employment and wealth trends are driven by a few high-growth firms...
 Business growth ambitions amongst SMEs (2012) The research was commissioned in October 2011 by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Scottish Enterprise (SE), the Welsh Government and InvestNI, to investigate growth ambitions ...
 High growth and high technology firms in Scotland (2012) The report looks at the latest Scottish data on high growth firms (HGFs), which have 10 or more employees and have achieved three consecutive years of employment or turnover growth of more than twenty...
 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 ...
 Commercialisation programme longitudinal review: final report (2012) Frontline was commissioned by Scottish Enterprise (SE) to conduct the 2011 Commercialisation Review, a longitudinal study aimed at understanding the development cycle of technology based businesses wi...
 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...
 Evaluation of the Commercial Breakthrough Service (2011) The Commercial Breakthrough Service aimed to address observed weakness in sales and marketing skills amongst technology-based firms and specialist service companies in Scotland. It was aimed at firms ...
 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...
 Project support products: final review report (Business product review) (2011) The report presents the findings of a review of six Project Support Projects (PSPs) offered by Scottish Enterprise (SE) to client businesses: Business Efficiency Project Support; ICT Project Support (...
 Investor readiness support: final review report (Business product review) (2011) The Investor Readiness Support (IRS) product, within Scottish Enterprise's Strategic Development Intervention Framework, and delivered to relationship-managed and other growth companies, aimed to help...
 SE networks literature review (2011) The research aimed to review the literature on the effectiveness of networks, following on from a 2009 SE internal survey and literature review. This report focuses particularly on the economic benefi...
 Networks: a best practice guide (2011) The role of networking is viewed as a useful tool in allowing businesses to explore new ideas, find new customers and suppliers and share knowledge and collaborate. Networks can cover a range of activ...
 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 ...
 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...
 Sales and Marketing Programme: final review report (Business product review) (2010) The Sales and Marketing Programme (SAM) Product, delivered to relationship managed companies within Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) Market Development Intervention Framework, aimed to embed the ability t...
 International strategic workshop/general strategic workshop: final review report (Business product review) (2010) The General Strategy Workshop (GSW) and the International Strategy Workshop (ISW) are delivered to relationship managed companies within Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) Strategic Development Intervention...
 <£100,000 R&D Grant and Innovation Support Grant evaluation (2010) Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) below £100,000 R&D Grant and Innovation Support Grant (ISG) are aimed at increasing R&D and innovation activity in the Scottish company base. The evaluation assesses the ...
 High growth firms in Scotland (2010) This research report examines high growth firms (HGFs) in Scotland in order to provide Scottish Enterprise (SE) with a better understanding of the market size of high growth entrepreneurship. A furthe...
 Evaluation of the Improvement Programme: final report (2009) The Improvement Programme, delivered by Investors in People (IIP) Scotland, offered a structured approach for business improvement for small to medium sized businesses, which aimed to stimulate and ch...
 Case study analysis of Scottish Enterprise account management support (2009) Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) account management programme has been the key vehicle through which SE has implemented its Growing Business (GB) strategy, launched in 2005. Slims Consulting and O’Herlihy...
 The Customer Feedback Project ‘Listening to Our Visitors’: project review (2009) The pilot Customer Feedback Project ‘Listening to Our Visitors’ (LTOV) was launched by the Scottish Government in 2007 with the aim of: increasing the number of tourism-related businesses collecting a...
 Enterprise in Scotland: insights from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (2009) The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) aimed to assess the entrepreneurial attitudes, activity and aspirations of individuals interacting with environment to affect economic development. The resear...
 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...
 Exploration of data-matching as an evaluation technique: merging of ‘Designated Relationship Managed’ companies into the ONS Annual Respondents Database and econometric analysis (2009) The Account and Client Management programme is a Direct Relationship Management (DRM) intervention, under which Scottish Enterprise (SE) provides support to companies that are considered to be capable...
 Project Review: Alba & Hillington Innovation Centres (2009) The Hillington Park and Alba Innovation Centres were established in 2000 and 2005 respectively to support the development of knowledge-based, high growth technology companies. The main aims of the rev...
 R&D Grant Evaluation (2009) Scottish Enterprise’s (SE’s) R&D Grant programme is a discretionary, single company grant that supports businesses to undertake development of new products or processes to the pre-production prototype...
 Scottish Enterprise evaluation of the STAC project: final report (2009) The Scottish Technology and Collaboration (STAC) project supports collaborative projects involving Scottish software small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). STAC Advisors provide an ‘honest broker’...
 Economic Impact Evaluation of Scottish Enterprise’s Interventions with Account and Client Managed Companies (2009) In 2005 Scottish Enterprise (SE) implemented its Growing Business Strategy with the aim of focusing business development resources on companies that seemed to have the greatest growth potential. The m...
 Evaluation of the Global Companies Development Programme (2009) The Global Companies Development Programme (GCDP), launched as part of the Global Companies Strategy, aimed to encourage the development of more ‘global’ Scottish companies in order to create more sus...
 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...
 Evaluation of Food and Drink UK Premium Market Development Project (2009) The UK Food and Drink Premium Market Development (PMD) project was developed with the aim of building the capacity of the Scottish food and drink market and helping companies exploit UK food service a...
 Edinburgh Pre Incubation Scheme economic impact evaluation: final report (2009) The Edinburgh Pre-Incubator Scheme (EPIS) aims to encourage and support innovation by facilitating direct collaboration between universities and entrepreneurs. The primary focus of this evaluation was...
 Strategic Review of Scottish Enterprise Incubation Support (2009) The aim of the evaluation was to review the incubation support offered by Scottish Enterprise (SE). The brief was to “contextualise lessons learned using the evaluation evidence gathered to date by SE...