Key Sectors in Edinburgh Science Triangle
Edinburgh Science Triangle is a world-influencing location in
the Life Sciences, Informatics, Micro- and Opto-electronics and
Energy. Industry clusters have developed around these
research strengths achieving critical mass in terms of skilled
workforce, networks, infrastructure, supply chain and specialist
The region is a leading international destination for scientific
research and innovation, home to a diverse and dynamic science and
technology community competing on the world stage.
There is a culture of innovation and Scottish scientists
have been at the forefront of some of the major scientific
discoveries of the technological age. The region continuously
generates new scientific knowledge, enhancing its reputation across
a number of emerging, growing and established sectors.
Key to the region’s success is a critical mass
of world-leading scientists, the research power of its academic
institutions, a positive culture of multi-disciplinary working,
embedded commercialisation and enabling technology.
Edinburgh and the Lothians has one of the UK’s
most productive and qualified workforces. Equally important are the
strong concentration of industry clusters, access to capital and