An innovative business cluster

The science park brings together innovative companies with the staff of a world class marine research institution and a skilled talent pool of graduates.

“We’re based in the European Centre for Marine Biotechnology (ECMB) amongst a cluster of leading marine scientists and academics. It’s a great place to be as there’s lots of synergy, collaboration and shared R&D with the other organisations here.”        Dr Charlie Bavington, Managing Director   

COMPANIES LOCATED HERE

Glycomar
Aquapharm
SAMs
Xanthella
Cuantec
Alienergy
Adrian Laycock Ltd
Fusion Marine

The Scottish Association For
Marine Science

Scotland’s largest and oldest independent marine science organisation works for a healthy and sustainably managed marine environment through research, education, knowledge exchange and engagement with society.

SAMS also houses Europe’s largest Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, (CCAP), which is a component of the UK's scientific infrastructure and is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) as a national service culture collection, or Biological Resource Centre (BRC), providing cultures (cyanobacterial, protistan, macro-algal), bioinformatic data, services and advice to the scientific community world-wide.