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Oct 14, 2013, 09:00 ET Scotland demonstrates its collaborative approach to cell therapy development

Scotland announced today that leading industry players, Sistemic and Roslin Cells, are going to work together with Scottish Development International ...


Jun 12, 2013, 11:15 ET Scotland Continues to Forge Ahead in Stem Cell Research

Scotland's standing as Europe's largest and most highly regarded stem cell research community has been reaffirmed recently by announcements of...


May 06, 2013, 11:17 ET Scotland reports nine-year high in oil & gas exports

Scotland's oil and gas supply chain exports rose by 8.4 percent in 2011-12, to $12.7 billion—almost double the rate of the previous year—according to ...


Apr 23, 2013, 02:48 ET Scottish Scientists Lead This Year's Life Science Discoveries

Since January, Scotland has announced significant progress on several major life science discoveries slated to treat life-threatening diseases such...


Apr 08, 2013, 11:00 ET U.S. Tidal Energy Company Announces Expansion in Scotland

U.S. tidal power company ResHydro has announced plans to establish operations in Glasgow, Scotland, becoming the first American renewable energy...


Apr 05, 2013, 10:36 ET Business Software Firm, SAS, expands in Scotland

220 high-value jobs are to be created and safeguarded in Scotland by North Carolina-based company SAS, supported by an investment package announced...


Apr 04, 2013, 10:36 ET Scotland to produce lifesaving HIV technology

Massachusetts-based life science company Daktari Diagnostics Inc. has announced plans to locate its global manufacturing base in Inverness, Scotland, ...


Apr 03, 2013, 01:48 ET Scottish Companies Target New York for Trade Mission

A delegation of 12 Scottish companies are embarking on a trade mission to New York City April 2-5 to make new business connections while promoting...


Oct 01, 2012, 09:00 ET GE Oil & Gas Announces $11M Expansion in Scotland

GE Oil & Gas, in conjunction with Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, has announced plans for an $11 million expansion project of its...


Oct 01, 2012, 08:30 ET Scottish Potatoes Hit U.S. Shelves at Wal-Mart

Scottish potato producer, Albert Bartlett, announced plans on Sunday to target growth in the U.S. market, after partnering with supermarket giant...


Aug 28, 2012, 11:39 ET Scotland Hotel Occupancy Rates Lead Europe

A recently released report by hotel analyst STR Global shows that Scottish cities account for three of the top five European cities with the highest...


Jun 21, 2012, 10:28 ET U.S. Helps Scotland Lead the U.K. in Job Creation through Foreign Direct Investment

By creating more than 3,700 jobs through more than two dozen company investments, the U.S.-spurred Scotland led the U.K. in job creation from foreign ...


Jun 21, 2012, 02:09 ET Scotland-based Innova Partnerships Ltd. Opens Boston Office

Scottish company, Innova Partnerships Ltd. has announced the opening of its first U.S. venture in Northborough, Mass., to allow the company to play a ...


Jun 20, 2012, 03:37 ET Scottish First Minister visits LifeScan, CA

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has met with employees and executives at the Milpitas, CA headquarters of LifeScan as part of his four-day trade ...


Jun 19, 2012, 12:29 ET Canada-based Radimetrics Announces Expansion to Scotland

Radimetrics, headquartered in Toronto has established an office in Scotland to provide a comprehensive system for monitoring and managing patient...


Jun 18, 2012, 10:00 ET From Cloning 'Dolly the Sheep' to Curing Blindness, Scotland is on the Forefront of Life Science Discoveries

A revolution in modern medicine is quietly under way in Scotland, which is rapidly emerging as a global leader in regenerative medicine and drug...


Jun 17, 2012, 08:00 ET Scotland targets Fortune 500 in US push for business

Over 70 leading California-based companies, including all Fortune 500 companies in the state, are being targeted as part of a new campaign to attract ...


Jun 14, 2012, 11:13 ET 8 Scottish Life Science Companies Descend Upon Boston in Search of Investors and Partners

Hailing from the same country that produced the first cloned mammal, introduced anesthesia, discovered penicillin and developed the first bionic...


Apr 12, 2012, 11:17 ET Minneapolis-Based enStratus Chooses Scotland for European HQ

enStratus (www.enstratus.com), a leading cloud computing company here, has chosen Edinburgh for its European base, Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for...


Mar 12, 2012, 09:00 ET Scotland Targets Seafood Growth in the U.S.

Fresh Scottish salmon exports experienced a 36 percent increase to the United States in 2011, the country's largest ever year-over-year increase,...


Nov 03, 2011, 02:11 ET Brooks Brothers Spotlights Scotland With Tartans, Tweeds and Other Textiles

Brooks Brothers kicked off a special Scottish promotion this week featuring tartans, tweeds, cashmere and other fine textiles from Scotland. (Photo:...


Aug 31, 2011, 10:05 ET Texas' FMC Technology Expands Presence in Scotland

FMC Technology, a Houston, TX based oil and gas services and manufacturing firm, is expanding its Scottish operations in Bellshill and Dunfermline...


Jun 27, 2011, 10:33 ET Scotland Announces Goal to Double Life Sciences Contribution to Scottish Economy by 2020 at BIO

Today at the 2011 BIO International Convention, Scotland, with a record 20 companies in attendance, announces plans to double the economic...


Jun 20, 2011, 09:29 ET Scottish Oil & Gas Supply Chain Posts Record Revenues

Scotland's oil and gas supply chain continued to post record revenues during the recent global recession, with total sales rising by 3.7% to 15.9...


Jun 13, 2011, 10:44 ET BNY Mellon Expands Edinburgh Operations

Global financial services leader BNY Mellon is to expand its Scottish operations, creating over 60 new jobs, Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for Finance ...