SCOUT is a free service for SMEs in life sciences, biochemical and chemical supply chain sectors, offering a range of services including;

  • Innovation events, an innovation assessment and consultancy
  • Support for rapid growth businesses to develop new networks and expert knowledge
  • New links to parallel supply chains and additional partnerships
  • Advice and support to develop an investor-ready business.

This £882k project is jointly funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), managed by Scottish Enterprise, along with the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), CMAC Future Manufacturing Research Hub  (CMAC) and the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, (IBioIC).

What will SCOUT deliver?

SCOUT aims to accelerate and de-risk the growth of Scottish SMEs seeking or developing disruptive technologies. Eligible chemical and biochemical supply chain companies must have an operational presence in Scotland and meet de minimis criteria for ERDF support.

Want to know more?

An information webinar will be held over the coming weeks, date to be confirmed.

Further general information can be accessed via the SCOUT webpage. Alternatively contact CPI connect for more information.