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
A new £56 million UK innovation centre, which will revolutionise how medicines are manufactured, is to be located in Renfrewshire. Protecting future generations by bringing new medicines to market safely and quickly is one of the biggest health challenges facing the world todayRead more
The Chemical Sciences Scotland Industry Leadership Group has today released a new strategic plan resetting their goals for the next eight years. Scotland’s Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, approved the strategy review in November 2017 and has now backed the resulting plan.Read more
New grant totals over £700,000Read more
Edinburgh scientists are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment in leading edge technology to study materials and molecular structures.Read more
Ingenza is one of the notable successes of the Scottish science world and a leading company in the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), whose CEO Roger Kilburn describes them as having a “fantastic” client list.
Last week marked the 180th birthday of Edinburgh born Alexander Crum Brown (1838–1922), the man who illustrated the chemical bond.Read more
UK businesses can propose which of the main challenges faced by UK industry should be addressed by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
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