Scottish Energy Advisory Board

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The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon co-chaired the latest Scottish Energy Advisory Board with fellow co-chair Professor Jim McDonald of the University of Strathclyde. The Board meets twice a year and brings together industry experts, academics, public sector bodies and consumer representatives to work collectively to deliver Scotland’s energy potential and secure Scotland’s energy future. The First Minister can… Read more »

EU referendum

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today set out the positives of EU membership for both Scotland and the UK. Speaking to an audience of around 700 people at St John’s Smith Square, the First Minister spoke about how Scotland and the UK should seek to reform the European Union from the inside rather than be a… Read more »

Cash boost for GSK antibiotic plant

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened an expansion to GlaxoSmithKline’s antibiotics facility in Irvine, which will create capacity to make antibiotics for an additional 100 million patients every year. She also announced that the company will receive a Scottish Enterprise Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grant of £1.5 million to extend their Potassium Clavulanate (Clav) Plant,… Read more »

Girl Geek re-launch

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was the guest of honour as Girl Geeks Scotland, an organisation for women working in the creative, computing and enterprise industries moves forward into a new era. Formed in 2009 Girl Geek Scotland has established itself as a strong network to support women throughout their careers. They recognise the need to… Read more »