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Invest Glasgow

Glasgow City Council’s inward investment team is dedicated to encouraging and assisting investment and promoting the city as one of the most business-friendly locations in the UK and Europe.

In attracting and retaining investors to the city, the investment team promises first-rate service that includes:

  • Business development and support
  • Investment incentives (Regional Selective Assistance, Venture Capital Fund and Equity Funding)
  • R&D innovation grants
  • Staff and recruitment support and subsidies
  • Access to partners and networks
  • Investment advice
  • Dedicated aftercare

This professional, collaborative approach addresses the needs of investors and businesses alike and facilitates access to a wide range of partners across the city: Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Development International, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, property agents and other Council departments such as Planning and Business Services.

In 2015/2016 this helped the city attract over 1300 new jobs across Digital Technology, Financial and Business Services, Health and Life Sciences, Engineering, Design and Manufacturing, and Low Carbon industries.

Companies that haven chosen to expand or locate in Glasgow are Webhelp TSC (HERO TSC), Albion Automative, KPMG, Ashurst and the prestigious Fraunhofer Gesellshaft, securing over £9 million in direct support and bringing over 350 new jobs to the city and safeguarding another 800.

To learn more about how we can assist you please contact the Invest Glasgow team.


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