Economic Development Projects in Scotland and England

Econmomic Innovation provides technology and business management consulting services and project management for the public sector. We specialise in business funding advice for technology-driven sectors and in helping companies introduce innovation. We help companies to develop and commercialise innovative products and processes, and to facilitate technology trade and transfer.

Economic Innovation is a consultancy based in Scotland, offering business development expertise to companies on behalf of public sector including Scottish Enterprise, the European Commission, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Scottish Executive.

We are a specialist innovation support organisation that delivers contracts to and on behalf of the public sector in the UK.

Assistance and support at the national level is provided by two Ministerial Taskforces, whose role is to disseminate good practice, monitor progress and consider the challenges for future years.

Key Products and Services

The Forums have a high degree of discretion and self-monitoring, with the responsibility for implementation and the achievement of real change lying at local level.

Programme and Project Management for the Public Sector
Specialist innovation consulting in
Opto-Micro Electronics
Biosciences
Software
Advanced Engineering
e-Business
Commercial Solar Panels
Technology Transfer
High Growth Start-Up

The WI LEF Action Plan sets out proposals to resolve areas of overlap and duplication in local development services and to address gaps in the design and delivery of these services.

It takes into consideration the social and economic landscape of the Western Isles and seeks to put in place solutions appropriate to that local situation.

Technology and business management consulting in
Strategy Development
Product Development
Marketing
Research
Evaluation
EU Funding
Commercialisation
Programme Management

Innovation brings together a seasoned team of experts across a range of business support activities.

The key services we offer are economic development consultancy, advice to businesses and programme management. Oxford Innovation - Business growth and economic development organisation

Call for economic development model in Wales

LEADING business analysts called for the development of a Wales-wide economic model for success.

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Wja is comprised of public and private sector bodies and is a vehicle for the simplification of local economic development services and improving services to businesses and people. WYXL provides:

  • a local opportunity to consider local economic development needs within a national framework
  • service alignment in pursuit of these local needs
  • clarity in the roles and responsibilities of the agencies involved
  • coherence in the delivery of local economic development services

Qualifications courses are also available through the IED Education Trust.