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For the first time in eighteen months, live events will return to P&J Live this week
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Inshore Workboat Leader Marks Decade in Business

Lining up opportunities in the renewables and energy transition sectors
Friday, September 10, 2021

All units let at Knight’s retail offering at 13 Chapel Street, Aberdeen

Elvie Framing set to grow in the Granite City
Friday, September 10, 2021

North East Company Heralds New Dawn in Sustainable Transport Solutions

A North East company has announced plans to deploy potentially over 15,000 e-bikes “powered by the sun™” around the world by 2026.
Thursday, July 15, 2021


AGS commits to achieving net zero for direct emissions by mid-2030s
Wednesday, June 30, 2021


ONE-led £40m project will make Aberdeen “one of the UK’s most dynamic life sciences locations”
Monday, June 28, 2021

Moorfield agrees new lease with Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce at the Hub on Aberdeen Energy Park

Deal underlines Chamber’s commitment to the parks
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Aberdeen City Council begins search for hydrogen hub strategic partner

Search begins for Aberdeen City Council’s new joint venture partner to build an exciting new hydrogen hub in the city
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Loganair further boosts its connectivity with Aberdeen-Dublin air link

Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has launched its new service linking Scotland’s oil and gas capital with the capital of the Irish Republic.
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Engineering apprentice forges pathway to energy career with SengS

An engineering apprentice has encouraged other youngsters to consider taking the same path towards a career in the energy industry.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021


The creation of the SeedPod hub for food and drink industry growth on the outskirts of Aberdeen will move ahead at pace after it received planning approval.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Partners welcome greenlight for transformational SeedPod growth project

The creation of the SeedPod hub for food and drink industry growth on the outskirts of Aberdeen will move ahead at pace after it received planning approval.
Thursday, May 20, 2021

London Gatwick route returns to Aberdeen International Airport with easyJet

Domestic flights from Aberdeen to London Gatwick are returning on May 1 with easyJet.
Friday, April 30, 2021

Business Help Sought For Ambitious Community Project

An exciting project to breathe new life into a well-known Aberdeen location is calling on more members of the local business community to get on board with ambitious fundraising plans.
Monday, April 26, 2021

Transformational BioHub project moves to main construction phase

£40 million project aims to double size of Aberdeen's high-growth life sciences sector
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Transformational SeedPod project reaches key milestone

City Region Deal partners hail progress on critical ingredient for food and drink sector growth
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Milestone Tenth Annual Event Heralds All-New Format

An annual highlight on the local business networking calendar is set to mark its milestone tenth anniversary with an all-new format.
Monday, November 23, 2020

BioHub project prepares for main construction phase

The transformational £40 million BioHub project to double the size of north east Scotland’s high-growth life sciences company cluster will move into its main construction phase in the new year.
Friday, November 13, 2020

Economic report maps out recovery route for Aberdeen

An independent report on the state of Aberdeen’s economy published today said the continuing transformation of the city should be at the heart of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A Hydrogen Hub in Aberdeen to capitalise on the city’s expertise has been agreed

A Hydrogen Hub based in Aberdeen which will capitalise on the city’s leading role in developing it as an alternative for transport fuels has been agreed.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Aberdeenshire Council encourages north-east residents to shop local

Aberdeenshire Council is throwing its weight behind the Scotland Loves Local campaign
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Aberdeen International Airport shortlisted in prestigious Airports Council International (ACI) annual awards

Aberdeen International Airport is in the running to be crowned one of Europe’s best airports later this month.
Thursday, October 8, 2020

The world’s first hydrogen-powered double decker bus arrives in Aberdeen

The world’s first hydrogen-powered double decker bus in Aberdeen showcases the city as a trailblazer in hydrogen technologies
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Subsea Survey Specialists Open Aberdeen Hub

An up-and-coming name in the subsea survey sector has announced the opening of a new hub in Aberdeen.
Friday, October 2, 2020

bp and Aberdeen join forces in drive for net zero

Aberdeen City Council has today announced a new and ground-breaking partnership with bp
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Move To Digital Prompts Biggest Ever Gateway Interest

A prominent business event which recently announced a new, all-digital format has generated the largest amount of interest in its history.
Friday, August 21, 2020

KLM increases flights from Aberdeen International Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is increasing flights to Amsterdam from Aberdeen International Airport next week.
Friday, July 31, 2020

NASA Technology For Innovative Aberdeen Project

A leading Aberdeen accommodation provider has become the first in its sector to trial an innovative system which uses technology developed for NASA to achieve the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness.
Monday, July 27, 2020

Aberdeen City Region Deal Committee underlines commitment to BioHub

The Aberdeen City Region Deal (ACRD) Joint Committee today (Friday 24 July) underlined its commitment to the Bio-therapeutics Hub for Innovation
Friday, July 24, 2020

Innovative Aberdeenshire startup company nominated for national award

Aberdeenshire start-up company, Legasea, has been nominated in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, in the category of Disruptor of the Year.
Friday, July 24, 2020

Innovative Subsea firm wins UK Enterprise Award

Aberdeenshire start-up company, Legasea, has been announced as the winner of Subsea Company of the Year.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

£62 million fund for energy sector

Support package to help deliver net zero future.
Friday, June 12, 2020

Support from businesses as parts of the city centre become pedestrianised so people can physically distance

Businesses in Aberdeen city centre today showed their support for temporary work being carried out to create space for pedestrians to allow them to better physically distance while walking or standing in queues.
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Importance of FDI to COVID-19 recovery underlined by latest EY Attractiveness Survey

Scottish Enterprise has welcomed the publication of EY Scotland’s Attractiveness Survey 2020 that confirms Scotland continues to be the most attractive location for inward investment in the UK outside of London.
Friday, May 29, 2020

Aberdeenshire Council launches Town Centre Phoenix Fund for business-led collaborations

Aberdeenshire Council is to launch a new one-off grant scheme to help the region’s town centres bounce back from the economic impact of the lockdown.
Friday, May 15, 2020

Net Zero Vision for Aberdeen agreed at committee

Members of Aberdeen City Council’s urgent business committee unanimously agree the Net Zero City Vision paper
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

£10.5m full fibre network from SSE Enterprise Telecoms to power economic growth across Aberdeenshire

The 18-month full fibre project will benefit hospitals, schools and local businesses
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Lord Provost's Charitable Fund launching COVID-19 appeal

An emergency COVID-19 Hardship Fund has been officially launched
Friday, May 1, 2020

Recently self-employed to access new hardship fund

A new grant hardship fund is now open for applications from individuals who recently became self-employed.
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Legasea selected for £10 million Ocean Outdoor SME Advertising Fund

Aberdeenshire start-up company selected as part of the £10 million Ocean Outdoor SME fund
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

University of Aberdeen awarded almost £1 million to fight COVID-19

Six University projects have been awarded funding by the Scottish Government
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Torque Specialist Scoops Top Business Honour

Aberdeen-based business receives prestigious recognition
Monday, April 27, 2020

Moving On! Youth Recruitment Event

Bringing employers together with young people
Thursday, March 26, 2020

City centre businesses offered free trials of electric cargo bikes

Six e-cargo bikes available for a free trial of up to one year
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Digital Scotland helps Peterhead to hook up

More than 2,200 homes and businesses in Peterhead can now access fibre broadband
Friday, March 6, 2020

World-first hydrogen double deckers to be in Aberdeen within weeks

The hydrogen double deckers will be arriving in the city in the Spring
Thursday, March 5, 2020

Tender accepted for enhancement works at Peterhead’s Drummer’s Corner

Eagerly-anticipated enhancement works in the heart of Peterhead progress.
Monday, February 10, 2020

Conference Win for P&J Live Aberdeen

The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) have confirmed that P&J Live Aberdeen will host their 2021 Annual Conference
Monday, February 3, 2020

Chevron UK Takes Space at Marischal Square

Firm to base global technology centre and other staff at level three of 2MSq
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Expansion sees Sensalytx open new office at Aberdeen Innovation Park

Another deal has been concluded by Moorfield Group at the Innovation Park in Bridge of Don
Monday, January 27, 2020

£10 million Capital Funding Confirmed for Centre of Excellence for Food and Drink Industry

North East Scotland’s SeedPod to Deliver Regional and National Sector Growth Ambitions
Monday, January 20, 2020

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire secure 2-year deal to bring Tour of Britain to the region

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils have agreed a deal to host the final stage of the Tour of Britain cycle race in 2020 and the Grand Depart in 2021.
Monday, November 11, 2019

Investment in the North-east of Scotland on the rise

Fourth investment tracker unveiled.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Viper Innovations agrees lease for larger base at Aberdeen Innovation Park

Subsea technology and engineering company, Viper Innovations is set to expand its Aberdeen operations at Moorfield Group’s Innovation Park in Bridge of Don.
Monday, October 7, 2019

Views sought on potential Braemar parking solutions

Aberdeenshire Council is asking for input on options for tackling local parking challenges at Braemar Mews
Monday, September 2, 2019

Baker Hughes, a GE Company announced as sponsors of Exhibition and Conference HUB at P&J Live

P&J Live, the brand new events venue opening in Aberdeen later this month, has today announced Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) as an official partner.
Friday, August 30, 2019


Official opening of The Event Complex Aberdeen takes place.
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Stagecoach announced as Official Transport Partner at P&J Live

P&J Live, the iconic new events venue opening in Aberdeen later this month, has secured Stagecoach North Scotland as its official transport partner.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Offshore wind community fund backs first fossil free projects in north east Scotland

An innovative funding programme has revealed its first round of funding awards to local community groups across the North East which are working towards a fossil fuel free life.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Hydrogen opportunities to take centre stage at Aberdeen festival

Aberdeen will play host to a Hydrogen Festival this autumn as the opportunities to embrace the transition to a low carbon economy are put in the spotlight.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Aberdeen International Airport retains ‘very good’ grading in CAA’s Accessibility study

Aberdeen International Airport has received the highest rating of “very good” from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for disability access.
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Brand new Aberdeen events venue announces preview event for all

A new multi-million-pound state-of-the-art venue for the region
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Tour of Britain plans move into top gear following approval for north-east debut

Professional cycling’s Tour of Britain is set to make its north-east debut next year after plans to bring the showpiece event to the region were given the final seal of approval.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Management today: 21 best cities in britain for business 2019

Aberdeen makes the top 21 'Best Cities in Britain for Business' list
Monday, June 24, 2019

Plans for Tour of Britain’s north-east debut unveiled

Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council have unveiled plans to bring cycling’s Tour of Britain to the north-east from 2020.
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Investment on the rise in the oil and gas sector

Firms focused on R&D, people, new markets and maintenance of infrastructure
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

New visualisations of TECA’s interiors are released

TECA represents the largest single investment in a new events complex in the UK
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Aberdeen International Airport shortlisted as one of Europe’s best in Airports Council International (ACI) annual awards

Aberdeen International Airport has been recognised as a finalist in a coveted aviation awards programme, celebrating Europe’s top airports.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Aberdeen International Airport’s new retailers now open in updated departures lounge, with further developments to come in September

Two new and improved stores have opened in the rejuvenated departures lounge at Aberdeen International Airport.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

High Five - Moorfield Group’s serviced office solution at James Gregory Centre attracts new occupiers

Five more serviced office deals have been concluded by Moorfield Group at the James Gregory Centre on Aberdeen Innovation Park
Monday, April 8, 2019

Energy centre goes live at TECA

The development of The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) has reached another major milestone
Friday, April 5, 2019

Scottish Ministers give green light to power link with Norway

Marine Licences for NorthConnect cable connection approved by Scottish Government.
Friday, February 15, 2019

Contractor appointed to build anaerobic plant at new TECA complex

A contractor has been appointed to build an anaerobic digestion gas to grid plant at TECA
Thursday, January 31, 2019

ACT Acorn: a catalyst for low-cost, low-risk clean growth

International collaboration shows how UK’s assets can accelerate Europe’s transition to sustainable future
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

KLM increases flights from Aberdeen International Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol

Flights to one of Aberdeen International Airport’s most popular destinations are set to increase in the summer.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Scottish global hub aims to transform decommissioning

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC), a global technology R&D hub, is today opened
Friday, January 11, 2019

Spaces Signs Deal To Offer Flexible Workspace For Businesses At Marischal Square

International creative working environment provider, Spaces, has become the latest occupier
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Shortlist of harbour transport links drawn up

Plans to improve transport links to and from Aberdeen South Harbour (ASH) have taken another step forward.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

£40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences company growth in Aberdeen

A £40m investment project is set to deliver an innovation hub to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Steve Szalay appointed as new airport Managing Director

Aberdeen International Airport has confirmed it has appointed Steve Szalay as its new Managing Director.
Monday, November 5, 2018

Economic Performance Report 2018

Inaugural Aberdeen Economic Policy Panel Annual Report unveiled.
Friday, November 2, 2018

Aberdeen to host world energy cities conference

The City of Aberdeen has been chosen to host the prestigious World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP) AGM in 2019.
Friday, October 19, 2018

Internal fit-out work begins at TECA as new visualisations of the venue’s interiors are released

The development of The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) has reached another major milestone as work begins on the interior fit-out of the building.
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Council initiative which aims to put town centres first wins national award

An innovative initiative by Aberdeenshire Council to put town centres at the heart of decision making has received a prestigious national award.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Chamber documents over £8.4billion of investment benefitting the North-east of Scotland

Latest version of the Aberdeen investment tracker unveiled.
Friday, October 5, 2018

University of Aberdeen scottish university of the year

The University of Aberdeen has been named as Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Monday, September 24, 2018

Hydrogen: A business opportunity for Aberdeen

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Options unveiled for potential new transport links for the harbour extension

Plans for the potential transport options which could serve the new Aberdeen South Harbour development have been unveiled.
Monday, September 10, 2018

New Inward Investment Hub for Aberdeen City Region

Invest Aberdeen to play key role in realisation of regional economic vision.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Business Gateway celebrates 10 years with local councils, creating more than 100,000 jobs

A service providing advice and support to local businesses for the last decade is celebrating the creation of more than 100,000 jobs by assisting nearly the same number of businesses.
Monday, July 23, 2018

Breaking ground on Aberdeen’s digital transformation

Work to transform Aberdeen into one of the world’s most digitally connected cities kicks off today.
Monday, July 23, 2018

Name announced for Aberdeen’s new £333million pound event venue

The name for Aberdeen’s new £333 million conference, exhibition and entertainment venue has been revealed.
Monday, July 9, 2018

RGU ranked top university for employment

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been ranked as the top university in Scotland for employment.
Sunday, July 8, 2018

Scotland’s largest offshore wind test site generates first power

EOWDC turbine exports power to National Grid as commissioning continues
Monday, July 2, 2018

Equinor has installed Batwind - the world’s first battery for offshore wind

With Batwind in operation, it will for the first time be possible to store energy produced from an offshore wind farm.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Final turbine successfully installed for EOWDC

While world’s fastest installation of suction bucket jacket foundation could mark fourth offshore wind industry first for the Scottish project
Monday, May 28, 2018

Marischal Square Named ‘Development of the Year 2018’ at Scottish Property ‘Oscars’

Marischal Square has been named ‘Development of the Year 2018’
Friday, May 4, 2018

Energetica delivers for the region

Marking more than a decade of Scotland’s Energy Corridor
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Autonomous offshore robot a world-first

Robots could soon be working autonomously alongside humans on a North Sea platform as part of a world-first project
Monday, April 2, 2018

Centre of Excellence aims to transform decommissioning

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre and the University of Aberdeen will create a new multi-million-pound Decommissioning Centre of Excellence to tackle current and future challenges with world-class research and development in partnership with industry.
Monday, March 26, 2018

Scotland hosts UK offshore wind premiere

First of gigantic, game-changing suction bucket jacket foundations installed for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre in Aberdeen Bay.
Monday, March 26, 2018


Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) won the inaugural M&IT / CAT Media - Best Business Event at 2018 Thistle Awards.
Monday, March 19, 2018

Work progressing well at new AECC site

The new exhibition centre is half way through build
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Aberdeen Harbour Board welcomes new Chief Executive

Aberdeen Harbour Board welcomes Michelle Handforth, who has officially taken over the role as Chief Executive
Monday, February 5, 2018

Expansion for EC-OG at Davidson House, Aberdeen Innovation Park

Another deal has been concluded at Moorfield Group’s Aberdeen Innovation Park
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Strategic Regional Transport Provision on the Agenda

Members of the public and community groups are being asked to give their views on existing and future transport problems and opportunities
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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