The Aberdeen City Region is one of opportunity; Ambitious, Innovative, dynamic & Talent Rich. A region proud of its heritage and invested in its future.
Renowned as a Global Energy Hub it is a vibrant, entrepreneurial region in Scotland's North East, home to a unique mix of business opportunities and specialist skills across various sectors including energy, technology, life sciences and food & drink.
More than 20% of Scotland’s top business are located in this region which is taking great strides to ensure that it continues to compete on a world stage; Aberdeen is in the midst of a transformational journey designed to drive an economic renaissance, bringing benefits to the region, Scotland and the UK overall now and for generations to come.
More than £8billion of public and private infrastructure investment is due to be delivered before 2030, marking an exciting time to be part of a region with a reputation as a genuine world-class business location.
Flights from Aberdeen International Airport to 3 major hub airports, connecting the region globally with up to 16 daily departures, and 20 domestic destinations served – more than from any other UK airport.
Aberdeen Harbour undergoing £350million development of additional facilities in Nigg Bay.
Our Business Environment
Recognised in 2018 as the best place in the UK to launch a business start-up.
Second place for growth across 45 of the country's largest cities (2017).
Ranks fifth of the top 10 cities with the highest number of published patent applications (2018).