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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Happy Birthday CuanTec, One Year old.

In a year CuanTec has gone from an empty lab in MediCity, composed of two rooms with no equipment, and a team of three to a fully equipped large lab in BioCity, and an additional lab at the European Marine Sciences Centre, Oban and seven employees.

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