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

LABORATORY AND
RESEARCH FACILITIES

150+

SCIENTISTS IN ALL FIELDS OF
MARINE SCIENCE

3000

STRAINS OF MARINE & FRESHWATER
ALGAE, PROTISTS AND SEAWEEDS

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Life Science without boundaries

Delegates attending The Scotsman Life Science Conference 2017 : Accelerating Growth, driving Innovation, will be shown how innovation is transforming rural healthcare in the Highlands and Islands.

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Cray XC30 supercomputer lands SAMS scientists winning ARCHER Award

Dima Aleynik (SAMS) reports that the West Scottish Coastal Ocean Model has received the “Winning Video and Overall Competition Winning Title 2017” and the 1st prize award of the highly esteemed peers in the field of numerical simulation and IT, running the largest Cray Supercomputer in the country – ARCHER.

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