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An attractive business location for life science and tech companies

If you're looking for a place to base your business, find out what the European Marine Science Park has to offer.


Situated on Scotland’s stunning West Coast, the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) provides quality office and laboratory accommodation in an established location for marine science. It's a world-leading cluster of marine research and business expertise.

The rich marine resources of the Highlands and Islands underpin a vibrant and growing blue economy cluster based on marine science.

A strong spirit of collaboration and innovation supports company growth aspirations for those based here. We can support start-up businesses, spin-outs and SMEs who are interested in a combination of an outstanding marine environment with world-class scientific knowledge.

The EMSP is being developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), in partnership with Scottish Development International and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) to create a self-sustaining and growing cluster of marine science related activity.

Find out more about us and our partners below. 

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We have premises and facilities to suit all of your needs. Whether you're looking for an incubator, office space or specialist fitout, there's something here for all.

Business premises, labs & office space


One of the main benefits of choosing to locate your business here is the endless opportunities you’ll have to collaborate with like-minded businesses. Find out who your neighbours will be.

Who is here?

About us and our partners

Partnership working and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. Find out a bit more about who we are and who we work with.


Highlands and Islands Enterprise

We are Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) the Scottish Government’s economic and community development agency for the north and west of Scotland. We generate sustainable economic growth by providing intensive support to businesses and communities and working with investors to develop new business opportunities.

Visit Highlands and Islands Enterprise


Scottish Association for Marine Science

The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), one of the world’s oldest oceanographic institutions, is committed to increasing knowledge and stewardship of the marine environment through research, education, maintenance of research infrastructure and knowledge transfer.

Visit Scottish Association for Marine Science


Scottish Development International

Scottish Development International (SDI) supports foreign companies invest and thrive in Scotland, and local enterprises make the most of international trade and global markets.

Visit Scottish Development International


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