Awards under the Scottish Growth Scheme: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/02006
Date received: 25 July 2018
Date responded: 6 August 2018

Information requested

A breakdown of awards under the Scottish Growth Scheme by year allocated, by size and by sector of company.


As at 27 July 2018, 70 companies have received £88 million of investment under the Scottish Growth Scheme. The breakdown of spend is £23m in 2017 and £65m in 2018 to date. The breakdown by sector is as follows:

Sector No of Companies
Chemical Sciences 3
Creative Industries 9
Enabling Technologies 24
Energy 3
Financial Services 1
Food & Drink 4
Life Sciences 25
Textiles 1

We do not hold information on the size of these businesses, although all are SMEs.

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