About CSS
The hub that combines the elements of the Scottish Chemicals Sector.

We were established in 2007 to bring together the entire chemical science sector in Scotland to facilitate collaboration and partnerships, and to ensure a healthy and prosperous future for the whole industry.

Already in our short history, CSS has been the catalyst for many new projects and initiatives. One of which was the formation of The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) in Glasgow, which has helped put Scotland at the forefront of a global transformation.

But you don’t stay ahead by standing still, so here at CSS we’re working with key partners to:

  • Ensure the sector has the skills needed for future growth. Core to this is making sure that the education system and young people are better aware of the exciting and lucrative opportunities that the sector provides in terms of employment. And that we have the leaders available to steer the sector in the future.
  • Foster and encourage collaboration between Scotland’s world-class academic institutions and a chemical industry which is already at the forefront of research and innovation.
  • Develop and manufacture innovative new products here in Scotland – including low carbon technologies – by working collaboratively with our partners in the Life Sciences on a manufacturing strategy for Scotland.

If you’d like to find out more about our current projects please go to Strategy, follow the links below or explore our website further.

More information on the companies that operate here in Scotland is available on our Members page, and you can read some success stories at Case Studies or keep up-to-date with the latest News here.

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Manufacturing Chemicals in Scotland

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