Guide

Business incubators and accelerators in Scotland

Last updated: 19 July 2017

East of Scotland

Acorn Enterprise

Acorn Enterprise is an accelerator based in Rosyth. They run events and provide mentoring and office space.

Find more information at www.acornenterprise.co.uk

Call: 0138 342 7305

BioQuarter

BioQuarter is based in Edinburgh and specialise in research, life and bio sciences. They run events and provide mentoring, office space, meeting rooms and research laboratories.

Find more information at www.edinburghbioquarter.com

Call: 0131 313 6105

Codebase

Codebase is an accelerator based in Edinburgh that specialises in digital media and technology. They provide mentoring, advice, funding and office space.

Find more information at www.thisiscodebase.com

Call: 0131 560 2003

Cre8te

Cre8te is based in Edinburgh. They provide mentoring, advice, training, funding, administrative support, office space and meeting rooms.

Find more information at www.cre8te.co.uk

Call: 0131 661 8888

Creative Exchange Leith

Creative Exchange Leith is based in Edinburgh and specialise in the creative industries. They provide mentoring, advice, administrative support, office space and meeting rooms.

Find more information at www.creativeexchangeleith.com

Call: 0131 553 4777

Data Lab

Data Lab is an accelerator with a programme in Edinburgh. They specialise in informatics and computer science. They run events and provide mentoring, advice, training, office space, meeting rooms and research laboratories.

Find more information at www.thedatalab.com

Call: 0131 651 4905

Digital Health & Care Institute

Digital Health & Care Institute is based in Edinburgh and specialise in health and care. They run events and provide mentoring, advice, training, funding and research laboratories.

Find more information at www.dhi-scotland.com

Call: 01698 535 300

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation run events and provide mentoring, advice, training, administrative support, office space and meeting rooms.

Find more information at www.edinburghcentre.org

Call: 0131 6505326

Edinburgh Research and Innovation

Edinburgh Research and Innovation provide advice, funding, office space, meeting rooms, administrative support and research laboratories.

Find more information on the University of Edinburgh website

Call: 0131 650 9090

Elvingston Science Centre

Elvingston Science Centre is based in Haddington. They provide advice, administrative support, office space, meeting rooms and research laboratories.

Find more information on the UKSPA website

Call: 0187 540 8000

Entrepreneurial Spark Edinburgh

Entrepreneurial Spark is an accelerator with a programme in Edinburgh. They provide mentoring and advice, training, office space and meeting rooms.

Find more information at www.entrepreneurial-spark.com

Call: 0141 418 9120

Informatics Ventures

Informatics Ventures is an accelerator based in Edinburgh that specialises in technology. They run events and provide mentoring, funding and office space.

Find more information at www.informatics-ventures.com

Call: 0131 650 4404

Interface

Interface is based in Edinburgh. They run events and provide advice, funding and research laboratories.

Find more information at www.interface-online.org.uk

Call: 0845 013 0536

Launch.ed

Launch.ed is an accelerator programme run by the University of Edinburgh that specialises in start-up businesses. They run events and provide mentoring, advice, training, funding, administrative support, office space and meeting rooms.

Find more information at www.launch.ed.ac.uk

Call: 0131 472 4700

Melting Pot

Melting pot is based in Edinburgh. The provide administrative support, office space and meeting rooms.

Find more information at www.themeltingpotedinburgh.org.uk

Call: 0131 243 2626

TechCube

TechCube is an incubator based in Edinburgh that specialise in social, community and collaborative technology development. They run events and provide office space.

Find more information on the Summerhall website

Call: 0131 560 2003

Roslin Biocentre

Roslin Biocentre is an accelerator based in Roslin that specialises in research, life and bio sciences. They provide mentoring, advice, funding, administrative support, office space and research laboratories.

Find more information at www.roslinbiocentre.com

Call: 0131 200 6400

UP Accelerator

UP Accelerator is an accelerator with a programme based in Edinburgh. They specialise in corporate innovation.

Find more information at www.upventuresgroup.com

Business incubators and accelerators in Scotland
East of Scotland