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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OECD: Worker cooperatives across continents – Policy and practical experiences from Japan and beyond

In 2020, the Japanese legislature unanimously approved a groundbreaking law focusing on worker cooperatives, providing for the first time a centralised legal framework tailored to the needs of the country’s […]

  • February 14, 2024
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Have Your Say on the Redesign of Evaluations Online

Are you aware that Scottish Enterprise publishes its evaluation and economic research reports on the website Evaluations Online? The site is free to access and all documents can be freely […]

  • January 22, 2024
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Scottish Enterprise publish ‘Our Focus on Economic Transformation’ to unlock new jobs and global growth opportunities

Agency resources to target a future economy benefiting all of Scotland with three new missions on energy transition, innovation and productivity Scottish Enterprise today unveils its future focus to help […]

  • January 16, 2024
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Invitation to attend the Scottish E-Commerce Trade Commission Roundtable

What is it? The Institute of Export have convened the UK’s first ever E-Commerce Trade Commission (ECT-C). The new ECT-C was launched in June and will work on solutions to encourage small […]

  • January 11, 2024
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A message from the EDAS Chair

Hello!  2023 is coming to an end and it is time to reflect on another busy and successful year for EDAS, and look toward 2024 and beyond.   As incoming Chair […]

  • December 14, 2023
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Join the Board of EDAS – driving Scotland’s foremost economic development association

EDAS, Scotland’s foremost economic development association, is seeking two new Board directors to support the development and delivery of its next strategy (2024 – 2027). This is an exciting and […]

  • October 26, 2023
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Future Leaders Network introduced at Glasgow University Careers Conference

A colleague and I from Scottish Enterprise recently attended Glasgow University’s Economics careers conference where we gave a presentation to the final year economics students on EDAS, careers in economic […]

  • October 2, 2023
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Expanded Port of Aberdeen provides million pound economic and jobs boost – Scottish Enterprise

Published originally on Scottish Enteprise’s website Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal today (22 September 2023) officially opens Port of Aberdeen’s transformational £420 million expansion project, catalysing a multi-billion pound […]

  • October 1, 2023
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Scottish Government’s Supported Business Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) is live

The Scottish Government’s new dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for the provision of requirements reserved for supported businesses is now live. The key aim of this DPS is to provide Scottish public sector […]

  • September 11, 2023
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