Edinburgh is ‘Cleantech’ capital of world

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In Insider yesterday:

Edinburgh has been declared the top destination for cleantech investment globally after it saw the largest percentage of financial support for firms that are kind to the environment. The findings from Tech Nation highlighting what is a growing technology specialism for Scotland was discussed at a roadshow in Edinburgh yesterday sponsored by accountancy firm RSM. Cleantech involves companies which increase productivity and efficiency by minimising their impact on the environment. The report UK Tech on the Global Stage showed Scotland has 9,045 digital tech businesses, employs 58,000 people and has a turnover of £3.86 billion.


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October 24, 2018

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July 26, 2018

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2 thoughts on “Edinburgh is ‘Cleantech’ capital of world

  1. Alasdair Macdonald July 21, 2019 / 10:54 am

    I had never seen the word ‘cleantech’ before, and from its appearance I assumed it was Gaelic and googled for a translation!

    Liked by 1 person

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