Grants for a Small Business in Scotland

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Grants for a Small Business in Scotland
Scottish businesses can benefit from funding from the Scottish Executive. (Scottish flag with water reflection image by Sophia Winters from Fotolia.com)

For small businesses in Scotland there are a variety of funding and support options available through the Scottish Executive, to help with research, development and innovation. Aside from the nationally available grants, there may be options for additional funding available to small businesses within certain areas of Scotland.

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Research and Development Grant

Through the Scottish Executive, the Research and Development Grants for Business is a scheme that supports businesses of all sizes in developing new products and services with the aim of benefiting the Scottish economy. Assistance is available to businesses located within the Scottish Enterprise Network area or businesses intending to form a base there.

Scottish Enterprise Erskine House North Avenue Clydebank Business Park Clydebank Glasgow Scotland, United Kingdom G81 2DR +44-845-607-8787 scottishbusinessgrants.gov.uk

Grants for a Small Business in Scotland
Small businesses in Scotland can apply for a Research and Development Grant. (a castle in Scotland image by Richard pigott from Fotolia.com)

Smart: Scotland Grant

Small and medium-sized businesses based in Scotland or planning to set up in Scotland are eligible for a Scottish Enterprise Smart: Scotland Grant. The business must have fewer than 250 employees and meet other specific financial criteria relating to turnover and annual accounts. Factors taken into account when determining suitability of a business for a grant include the potential for global market opportunities, intellectual property and environmental issues.

Scottish Enterprise Erskine House North Avenue Clydebank Business Park Clydebank Glasgow Scotland, United Kingdom G81 2DR +44-845-607-8787 scottishbusinessgrants.gov.uk

Grants for a Small Business in Scotland
In order to receive funding a business must meet certain financial criteria. (calculator and finances image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.com)

The Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development

Small businesses in Scotland may apply for funding from the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, which is the European Union's 50.5 billion euros research and development program. Grants are available for a variety of projects across all industries. As Scotland has one per cent of the European Union population, Scottish businesses could expect to access 100 million euros per year from the total annual budget of around 10 billion euros. Small businesses could qualify for a reimbursement of up to 75 per cent of their research and development costs under the scheme.

The Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Atrium Court 50 Waterloo Street Glasgow Scotland, United Kingdom G2 6HQ +44-141-204-1111 scottish-enterprise.com

Grants for a Small Business in Scotland
Small businesses in Scotland are eligible for funding for research. (pile of paper sheets with paper-clips image by stassad from Fotolia.com)

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