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
The people and partnerships at the heart of the most ground-breaking, potentially life-changing innovations developed by businesses and academics have been unveiled at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2019 last night (Thursday 21 February).Read more
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Important research into carbon capture and its potential impact on climate change has received a major financial boost.
The Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise have each committed £50,000 to support the UK’s largest research, industry and government partnership in carbon capture, use and storage.Read more
INEOS, one of the world’s leading manufacturing companies, is to invest £1 billion in the UK.Read more
SCOTLAND’S industrial biotechnology (IB) sector is on course to meet ambitious targets set out in 2013 to reach 200 companies and a turnover of £900 million by 2025.Read more
Low CO2 concrete, made with by-products of the carrot industry. Sustainable, nutritional salmon feed generated from by-products from the whisky industry. Just two unlikely examples of the innovative technologies powering Scotland’s burgeoning biotech industry. In a nutshell, turning environmental challenges into opportunities and delivering real results to help us meet our climate change targets.Read more
A £2.7bn investment by Ineos in the Port of Antwerp won’t affect the future of the company’s Grangemouth plant, says owner and chief executive Sir James Ratcliffe.Read more
A periodic table chart discovered at the University of St Andrews is thought to be the oldest in the world.Read more
Harmful emissions from industry in Scotland have dropped to a ten-year-low.Read more
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