Scotland is rich in opportunity and bursting
with innovation. Edinburgh, the inspiring capital, is a unique
place to live, work, invest, visit and study.
A living past, exceptional urban amenities and
a cultured, contemporary world view, shape Edinburgh city
region. Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage site, boasting
stunning architecture and one of the most beautiful cityscapes in
the world. It is famous for its ancient Castle, the Old Town
steeped in centuries of history and the elegance of the New Town’s
Edinburgh is a hub for tourism, talent and
trade and a world influencer in science, technology, education, the
arts and business.
Edinburgh boasts a unique mix of rich
heritage, contemporary culture and year round festivals bringing a
vibrant energy to the entire city. Edinburgh has a stunning
physical beauty and is an award winning destination, second only to
London in the UK for tourism, with a wealth of visitor attractions,
quality accommodation and conference facilities.
Festival & the Arts
Edinburgh is renowned the world over as a
Festival City, with 12 different festivals featuring international
artists, live music and inspiring exhibitions. The streets throng
with visitors from around the world attending such highlights as
the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Winter
Festivals and the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
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Science & Technology
World-renowned research institutes combine
with four universities to give Edinburgh its well-deserved global
influence in many disciplines, including informatics, micro- and
opto-electronics, energy, renewables, cleantech, electronics and
life sciences. The University of Edinburgh is ranked among the top
six in Europe, alongside Cambridge, Oxford and three in London.
The combined space of the Edinburgh Science
Triangle Parks places the “super-campus” amongst the 20 largest
science parks in the world.
The parks and innovation centres are designed
to accommodate and support knowledge – intensive companies at every
life stage and facilitate access to Edinburgh’s world-class
academic expertise and research.
All the sites are within 30 minutes of each
other, the universities and research institutes, the vibrant city
centre and the well-connected international airport. Over 200
hectares of parkland will eventually provide nearly 500,000 sq m of
built space accommodating around 15,000 researchers and