This huge and dynamic industry is the second biggest sector in the Scottish economy and provides employment for thousands. It’s fundamental to modern life and provides everything from crop protection to healthcare products and even electronics.Find out more
An industry this huge has a wealth expertise and knowledge; CSS and our partners can provide a huge range of support and guidance for Scottish Chemicals companies large and small. Our Business Support section tells you more, and provides links to many of the resources and people available.Find out more
This is a hugely exciting industry that’s growing all the time. Its sheer and scope provides fantastic career opportunities, and many organisations offer support and guidance to those teaching Chemistry at all levels. You can find out more about resources, studying or careers in the chemicals sector.Find out more
The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre has welcomed its 100th member, in what marks a significant step towards the growth of the UK biotechnology market.Read more
Natural deposits of helium gas – best known for its use in party balloons – could help aid the safe production of shale or coal gas, research suggests.Read more
Painful side effects from cancer medicines could be tackled with a drug that eases the effects of jet lag, research suggests.
Business-academic projects supported by Interface have enabled Scottish companies to generate £64.2 million gross value added (GVA) a year for the Scottish economy, supporting around 1,060 Scottish jobs, a new report has revealed.Read more
Scottish biodiesel firm Argent Energy are turning London’s sewage bomb into fuel.Read more
Following the hugely successful launch of the inaugural Life and Chemical Sciences Leadership Master Class Programme in March 2017, applications are now being taken for the 2018 programme.Read more
Fife-based Bridge Biotechnology embarks on 16-week R&D trial at first-of-a-kind Scottish test site to improve global drinking water.Read more
This is your invitation to participate in a workshop to discuss the future Skills Investment Plans (SIPs) for the life and chemical sciences sectors in Scotland.Read more
Scientists from Heriot-Watt University are taking part in a £2.2 million Europe-wide project to find new applications for low value liquids produced during coal tar distillation.Read more
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