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

LOCATION FOR MARINE SCIENCE, RIGHT BY THE SEA

100+

SCIENTISTS IN ALL FIELDS OF
MARINE SCIENCE

12+

MARINE COMPANIES IN THRIVING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

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New funding for supporting women into aquaculture

A total of £50,000 is being invested to help increase the number of women working in Scottish aquaculture.

The funding will deliver a mentoring scheme to support women already working in the sector to develop their careers, and a website to promote aquaculture and job opportunities to women.

The Scottish Government will provide £20,000 to Women in Scottish Aquaculture (WiSA), with a further £30,000 of industry sponsorship. In 2018 only 11% of salmon farm workers and 15% of shellfish farm workers were women.

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