Scottish Enterprise 2024/25 Operating Plan 

Scottish Enterprise’s Operating Plan for 2024-25 outlines how it will deliver its long-term strategic ambitions, directing resources to invest in transformative opportunities that enable companies to create high-value jobs, boost productivity […]

  • June 13, 2024
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Economic Development Association Scotland launches three-year strategy

The Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS) has launched a new three-year strategy, reasserting the practice of Economic Development at the heart of Scotland’s economy.  Prioritising four topics – people, place, […]

  • June 10, 2024
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Join the Board of Scotland’s Towns Partnership – Scotland’s national towns’ collective

Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) is seeking new Board directors to help to maintain the organisation’s track record of sound strategic, operational and financial management. This is an exciting and prestigious […]

  • June 6, 2024
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Economic Development matters: Building a successful Scottish economy

With a new Scottish First Minister and Cabinet team, the economy has come into renewed focus. Economic Development (ED) is and will remain crucial to Scotland’s Economic Future. ED is […]

  • June 3, 2024
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Something in the Air

The final workshop of a SUII supported project looking at developing regional innovation strategies featured a presentation from Peter Wostner from the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development in Slovenia. […]

  • May 22, 2024
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An update from the EDAS Future Leaders Network

First in-person event a success Thank you to all of those who attended our first in person event, in partnership with BiGGAR Economics, focussing on what the energy transition means […]

  • May 7, 2024
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South of Scotland aims to become Scotland’s ‘Fastest Growing Visitor Economy by 2034’ as Partners unveil new Responsible Tourism Strategy

A hugely ambitious new 10-year tourism strategy for the South of Scotland was launched in Dumfries, seeking to create ‘Scotland’s fastest growing visitor economy’. The South of Scotland Responsible Tourism Strategy and action […]

  • March 20, 2024
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Zero Waste Scotland appoints new Chair

As Chair of the Zero Waste Scotland Board, Dominic aims to help Scotland’s circular economy agency accelerate its ambition, leading the nation to use products and resources responsibly, through reduced […]

  • March 1, 2024
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Blog: Building and/or boosting – Bidenomics and place based policies

I recently attended an EPRC webinar featuring Grete Gansauer, a researcher at Montana State University. The webinar was an opportunity for Grete to share her analysis of the place based […]

  • February 27, 2024
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New board members at Economic Development Association Scotland

Scotland’s leading organisation for economic development professionals has appointed three new directors to its board. Community enterprise expert Martin Avila, Highlands and Islands Enterprise executive Elaine Jamieson and economic development […]

  • February 16, 2024
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