The natural home for marine science

The rich marine resources of the Highlands of Islands of Scotland underpin a vibrant and growing economic cluster based on marine science. This includes innovative enterprises, world-class research, excellent locations and facilities, a skilled talent pool, strong government support for business and close links between policy makers, industry and academia.

1st Class

LABORATORY AND
RESEARCH FACILITIES

150+

SCIENTISTS IN ALL FIELDS OF
MARINE SCIENCE

3000

STRAINS OF MARINE & FRESHWATER
ALGAE, PROTISTS AND SEAWEEDS

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EMSP business backed by Sky Ocean Ventures

It is widely reported that up to 120 million tonnes of plastics are reaching the oceans every year. This March, Sky announced an impact investment fund, Sky Ocean Ventures, to support early stage businesses and start-ups working on scalable solutions to this growing threat to the environment. Oceanium, based at the European Marine Science Park, is one of 10 successful projects to benefit from this new funding.

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