A rapidly growing sector with access to a large, varied & skilled workforce

There has never been a better time to start a technology business in Scotland, with the digital technology sector forecast to grow twice as fast as the overall Scottish economy in the years until 2024. Scotland also benefits from an exceptional network of informed angel investors, and a range of early stage funding such as SMART awards and Scottish Edge grants. 

The West of Scotland Science Park has a long-standing relationship with the University of Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde; giving WOSSP tenants access to the best and brightest across various areas of study. The park is filled with like-minded businesses who thrive on collaboration across their respective fields.

Demographics at a Glance

The Glasgow City Region is home to the largest student population in Scotland

Over 130,000 students study at Glasgows four universities; the University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland. Glasgow is at the centre of higher learning in Scotland with over 50% of students remaining to work in Glasgow after graduation. 

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