Organisations in Glasgow that can help you in business:
Bright Idea Scotland is a new Scottish Government funded programme that builds upon the former ICASS service,
providing support for individuals and businesses with innovative ideas for new products and services.
In addition to advice on issues such as copyright, trade marks, patents, design and product development, the service will focus on helping clients understand and confirm the commercial potential resulting from their ideas.
Glasgow’s Regeneration Agency (GRA) is now known as Jobs & Business Glasgow.
It aims to increase the competitiveness of Glasgow’s residents in the jobs market by equipping them with the skills that employers value. It will also work with the small business base to increase the number of start-ups and help improve their resilience in order to create more jobs.
The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) is a
business support initiative using training and information to improve the
competitiveness of local businesses.
SDP is a partnership of Local Authorities and Scot Gov (third sector) working together to bring
business support in all aspects of tendering. By
assisting businesses to become tender ready for public procurement and
improving all-round efficiency, sustainability and market potential.