The Aberdeen City Region has a reputation as a genuine world-class business location. Geographic location, labour, business, housing and connectivity are key elements of the future success of the region. It is home to significant supply chain activity across energy, food, drink, fishing, agriculture and tourism.
Two leading research universities are located in the region and provide a highly skilled workforce in applied sciences, technology and engineering. In 2018 Aberdeen was ranked 5th among the UK’s 63 largest cities in terms of the number of patents per 1,000 population, and first in Scotland. It is home to a variety of internationally significant research centres such as the National Subsea Research Institute, the Rowett, the Marine Lab and the James Hutton Institute.
It is a region of opportunity, ambition, innovation and a rich pool of talent.