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Home to Scotland's Marine Science Sector

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THE HOME OF SCOTLAND'S MARINE SCIENCE SECTOR

The European Marine Science Park (EMSP) is a world-class, multi-purpose facility situated in Argyll, on Scotland’s west coast. Set into a stunning natural environment, the EMSP is ideal for marine science research and blue economic business growth.

The EMSP is home to an established community which includes innovative businesses, world-class research, excellent workspaces and facilities, a skilled talent pool, and strong government support for business.

The EMSP has grown around the research, knowledge and facilities of the Scottish Association of Marine Science.

 

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Property demand survey

Can you find the space you need in the Highlands and Islands?

If you have plans and require commercial space to grow – we’d like to hear what you're looking for. Maybe you're searching for land for sale or space to lease. Does the region have the office space, workshop, laboratory and/or manufacturing facilities you need?

Whether you're already based in the Highlands and Islands, or if you're considering bringing your business here, please complete our short online survey by Friday 22 March. Your input will provide valuable data about demand.

We’ll share the overarching findings publicly in a report to help inform the priorities for social and economic development planning across the region.  

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COLLABORATE WITH A VIBRANT MARINE SCIENCE CLUSTER

With 100+ marine scientists, a strong student body and 13 marine organisations based on site, the EMSP offers the ideal place to locate and grow your business, to share learning and collaborate.

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WORLD-CLASS MARINE SCIENCE FACILITIES

European Marine Science Park (EMSP) features high-quality premises and meeting spaces, and also world-class shared facilities. Located near Oban, it’s truly a place where nature meets science.

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Why should you base your business here?

EMSP is home to world-class research, excellent locations and facilities, a skilled talent pool, strong government support for business, as well as close links between policy makers, industry and academia.

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We can help support your business

There is a wide range of support available to businesses who choose to locate here.

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We're waiting to welcome you

There's an abundance of reasons to make the European Marine Science Park your business base, here's just a few of them.

OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

We work with a range of partners to support business growth and cluster development in the region.

Tidings Newsletter

For all the latest information about the exciting opportunities and developments happening at the European Marine Science Park, sign up here for your quarterly Tidings Newsletter.