Barra Airport

This is Barra Airport – one of the world's most spectacular and beautiful airports, located on the Hebridean island of Barra.

Brian, the heavy weight sea-snail

Weighing in at 30 tonnes and capable of generating 150 kilowatts, Brian is the world's first free-standing tidal energy turbine system, developed by Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen).

Buses, banks and bras

Beacons, all three, to women in business everywhere

Career Opportunities

When it comes to job opportunities, Scotland has something for everyone. As far as we’re concerned, if you’ve got the skills, we’ve got the country!

Companies in Scotland

Thousands of companies across a range of sectors have chosen to set up in Scotland. Find out what convinced them to come here.

From Tillicoultry to Tokyo: Japan & Scotland links through the ages

Japan and Scotland may be on opposite sides of the globe, but the links between them, particularly in the business world, are many and varied.

Inverness – city in the Highlands

Scenically set on the shores of the Moray Firth and with the beautiful River Ness running through its centre and beneath its castle, Inverness has always attracted people from far and wide.

New Innovation and Investment Hub opened in London

Scotland's latest Innovation and Investment Hub, Scotland House, has officially opened in London.

Renewable energy, a more sustainable future

A world-record wave in Scottish waters underlined the importance of the marine environment as a source of energy.

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