Clyde's regeneration helps Scotland win invesment award

03 Jul 2008

The River Clyde regeneration project has helped Scotland win the accolade of European Region of the Future 2008.

The title has been awarded by the Financial Times fDi (Foreign Direct Investment) magazine, with Scotland beating 38 other European Regions for the title.  fDi's judges were impressed with Scotland as a whole including its ambitious plans to develop the River Clyde, which is set to create up to 50,000 jobs. Other developments which impressed the panel included Edinburgh BioQuarter and the Seabraes Yard digital media park in Dundee, recent investment by Scotland's universities, improved airline routes and by the fact that over 1,500 foreign owned companies have set up and are registered in Scotland.

This is the second time Scotland has won this prestigious annual award which is based on the highest scoring the categories of economic performance, human resources, IT and telecommunications, transport links, quality of life and overall FDI promotion strategy.

Read more about the award in The Scotsman

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