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 case study highlighting how Skills Development Scotland and Skills for Growth can help small to medium sized businesses.Read more
Skills for Growth is a free service to help small businesses in Scotland succeed.
Following the hugely successful Life and Chemical Sciences Leadership Master Class Programme of 2018, applications are now being taken for the 2019 programmeRead more
Two men have enjoyed a combined century of working in Grangemouth’s chemical industry.Read more
Leaders of innovative businesses operating in six of Scotland’s key business sectors, who will showcase their work to make our resources last and transform Scotland’s economy, are set to open their doors as part of a diverse visit programme for Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland.Read more
The Scottish Bioresource Mapping Tool is a pioneering approach to mapping bioresource arisings which allows us to provide potential investors in the bioeconomy and circular economy uniquely detailed information on the 27 million tonnes of bioresources arising every year in Scotland which have been analysed so far.Read more
Carbon capture and storage is a process whereby CO2 produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and industrial processes is captured and transported offshore for safe and permanent storage in depleted oil and gas fields. It is also possible to use captured CO2 to produce materials such as building aggregates that also permanently store the CO2.Read more
The Policy paper makes reference to the UK’s ambition to retain associate membership of ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) in order to “ensure UK businesses could continue to register chemical substances directly, rather than working through an EU representative”. This can be found on pages 21 and 22. Read more hereRead more
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