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OUR RICH TALENT POOL 
• RGU is 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK in the Graduate Employment Rate measure (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022) 

• Aberdeen University is ranked 22nd in the UK in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 

• Aberdeenshire is a global centre for subsea technologies and expertise. In fact, 75% of the world’s subsea engineering capability is based here

• Over 50% of the workforce in the area educated to degree level 


OUR BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
• More than 15% of Scotland’s Growth Sector businesses are located in the region 

• The best place to live and work in Scotland (Demos-PwC 2019)


• The region is one of the most active economies in the UK. GVA per head in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is significantly higher than the Scottish average and productivity is the second highest in the UK, surpassed only by London

• Aberdeen recovered joint strongest, with Edinburgh in the Scotland economic recovery from COVID-19. Growing by approx. 7.5% and 7.6% in 2021 

• Aberdeen economies are expected to grow by 5.5%, above the UK average growth rate in 2022 

A PIONEERING REGION 
• The Aberdeen City Region is at the forefront of a global energy transition, delivering technology solutions to achieve net zero carbon emissions 

• Home to £180million Net Zero Technology Centre, as part of the Aberdeen City Region Deal (ACRD) 

• Home to Brewdog, leaders of craft beer revolution now valued at £1billion

• Breakthrough research in Alzheimer’s, Cystic Fibrosis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome is taking place here in Aberdeen


A REGION TRANSFORMED
• More than £12billion of public and private infrastructure investment is due to be delivered across the region across the next decade 

• A 25-year City Centre Masterplan currently being progressed, delivering 50 projects designed to enhance Aberdeen’s economy, environment and infrastructure

• Home to The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA), a £333million state-of-the-art events complex opened in 2019, with the largest fuel cell installation in the UK and on a par with the largest in Europe. TECA is the most sustainable venue in the UK.

•The £400million Port of Aberdeen expansion is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the UK. This ambitious development for trade around the North Sea, will significantly increase opportunities for existing customers and opens the door to new markets


OUR STRATEGIC LOCATION
• Regular connections to over 40 international and domestic airports

• Aberdeen has the busiest civilian heliport in the world


• £745million Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) opened in 2019, improving journey times across the region and beyond 

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28 : 	FROM	IM_navigation
29 : 	WHERE	topID = #getInnerTopNav.id#
30 : 	ORDER BY navOrder
31 : </cfquery>

SQLSTATE   HY000
DATASOURCE   investAberdeen2019
VENDORERRORCODE   156
SQL    SELECT ID, navTitle, navLink, active FROM IM_navigation WHERE topID = ORDER BY navOrder
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at cfinnerSide2ecfm1762977530.runPage(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/priv/inc/innerSide.cfm:29) at cfinner2ecfm603252252.runPage(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/priv/views/inner.cfm:126) at cfindex2ecfm1496969096._factor5(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/pub/index.cfm:215) at cfindex2ecfm1496969096._factor6(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/pub/index.cfm:11) at cfindex2ecfm1496969096.runPage(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/pub/index.cfm:1) at cfinnerSide2ecfm1762977530.runPage(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/priv/inc/innerSide.cfm:29) at cfinner2ecfm603252252.runPage(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/priv/views/inner.cfm:126) at cfindex2ecfm1496969096._factor5(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/pub/index.cfm:215) at cfindex2ecfm1496969096._factor6(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/pub/index.cfm:11) at cfindex2ecfm1496969096.runPage(C:/home/investaberdeen.co.uk/wwwroot2021/wwwroot/pub/index.cfm:1)

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	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserver.tds.ddr.v(Unknown Source)
	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserver.tds.ddr.a(Unknown Source)
	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserver.tds.ddq.a(Unknown Source)
	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserver.tds.ddm.a(Unknown Source)
	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserver.tds.ddr.c(Unknown Source)
	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserver.dda4.m(Unknown Source)
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	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserverbase.dde7.t(Unknown Source)
	at macromedia.jdbc.sqlserverbase.dde7.execute(Unknown Source)
	at coldfusion.server.j2ee.sql.JRunStatement.execute(JRunStatement.java:359)
	at coldfusion.sql.Executive.executeQuery(Executive.java:1567)
	at coldfusion.sql.Executive.executeQuery(Executive.java:1317)
	at coldfusion.sql.Executive.executeQuery(Executive.java:1247)
	at coldfusion.sql.SqlImpl.execute(SqlImpl.java:427)
	at coldfusion.tagext.sql.QueryTag.executeQuery(QueryTag.java:1211)
	at coldfusion.tagext.sql.QueryTag.startQueryExecution(QueryTag.java:841)
	at coldfusion.tagext.sql.QueryTag.doEndTag(QueryTag.java:794)
	at cfinnerSide2ecfm1762977530.runPage(C:\home\investaberdeen.co.uk\wwwroot2021\wwwroot\priv\inc\innerSide.cfm:29)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._emptyTcfTag(CfJspPage.java:4329)
	at cfinner2ecfm603252252.runPage(C:\home\investaberdeen.co.uk\wwwroot2021\wwwroot\priv\views\inner.cfm:126)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage._emptyTcfTag(CfJspPage.java:4329)
	at cfindex2ecfm1496969096._factor5(C:\home\investaberdeen.co.uk\wwwroot2021\wwwroot\pub\index.cfm:215)
	at cfindex2ecfm1496969096._factor6(C:\home\investaberdeen.co.uk\wwwroot2021\wwwroot\pub\index.cfm:11)
	at cfindex2ecfm1496969096.runPage(C:\home\investaberdeen.co.uk\wwwroot2021\wwwroot\pub\index.cfm:1)
	at coldfusion.runtime.CfJspPage.invoke(CfJspPage.java:262)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.handlePageInvoke(IncludeTag.java:735)
	at coldfusion.tagext.lang.IncludeTag.doStartTag(IncludeTag.java:565)
	at coldfusion.filter.CfincludeFilter.invoke(CfincludeFilter.java:65)
	at coldfusion.filter.ApplicationFilter.invoke(ApplicationFilter.java:555)
	at coldfusion.filter.RequestMonitorFilter.invoke(RequestMonitorFilter.java:43)
	at coldfusion.filter.MonitoringFilter.invoke(MonitoringFilter.java:40)
	at coldfusion.filter.PathFilter.invoke(PathFilter.java:162)
	at coldfusion.filter.IpFilter.invoke(IpFilter.java:45)
	at coldfusion.filter.ExceptionFilter.invoke(ExceptionFilter.java:96)
	at coldfusion.filter.BrowserDebugFilter.invoke(BrowserDebugFilter.java:78)
	at coldfusion.filter.ClientScopePersistenceFilter.invoke(ClientScopePersistenceFilter.java:28)
	at coldfusion.filter.BrowserFilter.invoke(BrowserFilter.java:38)
	at coldfusion.filter.NoCacheFilter.invoke(NoCacheFilter.java:60)
	at coldfusion.filter.GlobalsFilter.invoke(GlobalsFilter.java:38)
	at coldfusion.filter.DatasourceFilter.invoke(DatasourceFilter.java:22)
	at coldfusion.filter.CachingFilter.invoke(CachingFilter.java:62)
	at coldfusion.CfmServlet.service(CfmServlet.java:226)
	at coldfusion.bootstrap.BootstrapServlet.service(BootstrapServlet.java:311)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:227)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162)
	at coldfusion.monitor.event.MonitoringServletFilter.doFilter(MonitoringServletFilter.java:46)
	at coldfusion.bootstrap.BootstrapFilter.doFilter(BootstrapFilter.java:47)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:189)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162)
	at org.apache.tomcat.websocket.server.WsFilter.doFilter(WsFilter.java:53)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:189)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:162)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:197)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:97)
	at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:541)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:135)
	at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:92)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:78)
	at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:377)
	at org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpProcessor.service(AjpProcessor.java:463)
	at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProcessorLight.process(AbstractProcessorLight.java:65)
	at org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol$ConnectionHandler.process(AbstractProtocol.java:889)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.NioEndpoint$SocketProcessor.doRun(NioEndpoint.java:1743)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.SocketProcessorBase.run(SocketProcessorBase.java:49)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1191)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:659)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.TaskThread$WrappingRunnable.run(TaskThread.java:61)
	at java.base/java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:834)