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Science for Scotland

Our vision is of a nation of world-class scientific achievement, a magnet for talent and for investment, a Science for Scotlandpowerhouse of technology, innovation and enterprise, increasing sustainable economic growth.

Science for Scotland, outlines how science will underpin Scotland's success as a nation and makes a number of commitments focussed on:

  • Developing individuals - developing, attracting and retaining skilled and talented people

  • Scientific research - maintaining and growing capacity for world-class research

  • Economic and business demand - stimulating the co-creation and exploitation of knowledge for economic benefit; closing the research and development funding gap between the public and private sector and building product development capacity

  • International - promoting the image of Scotland as a vibrant centre of scientific excellence, enterprise and endeavour

  • Connections in Scotland and in Government - working together more effectively to achieve our shared goals

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