Phil Holt: Online tools to improve client communication

  If you are involved in project management, there are a number of collaborative tools you can use to improve communication between your project teams...
Dr Miroslav Ravic, CEO of MGB Biopharma

£920,000 funding for Scottish antibiotic firm

Glasgow-based MGB Biopharma (MGB) has received £920,000 in a round of funding led by angel investment syndicate, Archangels. The firm has developed a novel antibiotic...
UniKLasers engineers at work

Edinburgh tech firm wins £618,000 quantum technology grant

Edinburgh based UniKLasers, who design and manufacture single frequency lasers, have won an £618,000 Innovate UK grant to explore commercial applications of Quantum Technologies. The...
M squared CEO and co-founder Dr Graeme Malcolm OBE

Scottish tech success in IP awards

Glasgow based photonics specialists M Squared has grabbed the top spot in the latest edition of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks IP100. Edinburgh based Adrok...
Deloitte Digital Studio

Edinburgh Greenhouse and Studio point way forward for Deloitte’s digital future

Business advisory firm Deloitte has unveiled the next stage of its evolution in Scotland, with the opening of its new Greenhouse and the continued...
Stroupster Windfarm

£185m windfarm deal for BT

BT has signed a new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) worth £185m, over 15 years, with a Scottish wind farm to further support the provision...
Jerry Loraine

New partnership for Dukosi for next Generation Battery Management Technology

Dukosi, the Edinburgh-based battery management technology innovator, and Swindon Silicon Systems, a designer and supplier of complex, custom, mixed-signal electronics for automotive and industrial...

Dixons Carphone extends partnership with University of Edinburgh Business School

Dixons Carphone, the electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, is to continue its partnership with the University of Edinburgh Business School, working with...
University students at the first ‘Smart Project’ event in Glasgow

Students help shape future of industry with support from innovation centres

A new initiative has launched in Glasgow to enable final year university students to tackle some of the major challenges facing the economy and...
Colin Carruthers

US tech firm invests £4.9 million in Scotland

US tech firm Xilinx Inc. is to invest £3.8 million in its specialist research centre in Edinburgh, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed today. The centre...
John Clark Motor Group

John Clark first to offer connected car service

John Clark Motor Group is the first dealer in Scotland to partner with Smartdriverclub, the connected car service, to enable connectivity in used cars...
Olly Dmitriev

Vert Rotors replaces oil with water for the first time in...

Vert Rotors, the global specialist in micro-compressor technology has launched the second product in its pioneering range of micro-compressors. The new Vert.80 is a powerful...
Calum Forsyth and Robin Knox

Philanthropic accelerator breaks the mould for pre-seed founders

Scotland’s first dedicated pre-seed tech accelerator is to open in Edinburgh with a mission to trigger Scotland’s next billion dollar startup. Seed Haus is raising...
Keith Davidson

Absoft secures over £1million in UK public sector work

Aberdeen-based software consultancy Absoft has secured significant contract wins within the public sector in the last year, amounting to more than £1 million. Contract wins...
Polly Purvis of ScotlandIS

Optimistic future for Scottish tech sector

Scotland’s digital technologies industry is optimistic for the future and continuing to grow sales, profits and headcount, according to new research from ScotlandIS. The Scottish...
Arrayjet

Arrayjet secures $250k US contract

Arrayjet, the Midlothian-based microarray instrumentation company, has secured a $250,000 (£199,000) contract with The New York Bioscience Cluster, one of America’s premier medical education...
From left - Leo Meng and Ian Bain

Scottish SME targets growth through IoT technology

Livingston-based tech start-up, Sensor-Works, is set to grow after developing an Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled condition monitoring device that could revolutionise asset management in...
Jabil's Livingston plant

260 jobs to go at Livingston based Jabil

Jabil, the Livingston-based electronics company, is to shut down its manufacturing operations with the loss of about 260 jobs. The US-owned firm, which has 90...
Polly Purvis of ScotlandIS

Shortlist announced for ScotlandIS Digital Tech Awards

ScotlandIS, the trade body for Scotland’s digital technologies industry, has unveiled the shortlist for its hotly contested 2017 Digital Technology Awards. The awards, now in...
Ben Foreman

£1million funding to encourage oil and gas innovation

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have joined forces to fund and support the development of innovations...

Promoted Content

Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

North-East golf networking group swings into action

A new north-east networking group has swung into action offering a unique combination of sport, socialising and business networking. The 19th Hole, founded by experienced...

Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

Louise MacLean

Interview: Louise MacLean of Signature Pubs – a day in the life

Louise MacLean, head of sales, marketing and PR at the Signature Pub Group, is an industry veteran having started as a graduate trainee with...
Bruce Hydes

Interview: Bruce Hydes of Edgar Stewart. The changing face of recruitment

Home to three leading specialist brands in the Scottish recruitment sector, namely Talented, Edgar Stewart and Cyrus Selection, ESS Holdings (Edinburgh) Ltd is a...
Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...

Columnists

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 2 – Capacity

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...

Laura Sutherland – 9 top tips for mobile marketing

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks at the opportunities which lie in mobile marketing. The mobile has climbed the ladder to be one of the...
Yekemi Otaru

Yekemi Otaru: 12 engaging ideas for engineering companies

Even in so-called boring industries, there is great content. But finding new content ideas can be a real problem for marketing teams. Particularly in engineering...

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 1 – Three things

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...
Kieran O'Connor

Kieran O'Connor: Top 10 Life Lessons For Engineers

1. Some things will always take longer than you first think Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into...