Murgitroyd is a global intellectual property (IP) attorney firm specialising in patents, trade marks, designs and copyright, helping companies of all sizes, from all sectors, to maximise value from their IP assets by providing tailored strategic advice and services. The Murgitroyd team has particular expertise in helping start-up businesses to grow and develop through good use and protection of their IP assets.
Many of our clients are going through significant growth, either by investment, acquisition or by international expansion. We are committed to helping our clients succeed and always aim to help make connections and add value wherever possible. The work that we do spans all sectors, and we are proud to represent many exciting businesses, ranging from small start-ups to large companies.
The firm provides a full range of commercial legal services, including corporate finance, intellectual property, commercial contracts, insolvency/restructuring, commercial property, dispute resolution, employment/HR and company administration.
Providing both financial and in-kind business support, winners will benefit from their combined expertise in helping early stage social enterprises become investment ready and develop their brands for success. Through a package of workshops, one-to-one support and mentoring, SIS and Weber Shandwick will provide the winners of the 2018 Social Enterprise Award with the right tools and expertise to maximise and sustain social impact.
Royal Bank of Scotland has paved the way in banking since it was established nearly 300 years ago. From the world’s first overdraft, and the first house purchase loan by a UK bank, to the first fully-fledged internet banking service, the bank has a history of using innovation to make banking easier for our customers. Royal Bank launched its first mobile bank in 1946 and now has 20 mobile banks serving nearly 400 communities across Scotland.
Royal Bank of Scotland has over two million customers in Scotland today, with over 120,000 business customers. These relationships are now enhanced by our teams of community bankers and Business Growth Enablers who offer face to face support to customers the length and breadth of the country.
For more information on Royal Bank of Scotland, visit: www.rbs.co.uk/business
Engage Invest Exploit (EIE), our flagship event, is Scotland’s premier investor technology showcase. It provides a stage for the most exciting and innovative young companies attracting investors from all over the world.
iV Tuesday is our regular networking series featuring inspirational talks from local heroes and global success stories to raise the ambition of our nation’s entrepreneurs and unleash the potential we know they possess. Our Executive Forums provide executive level education to Scotland’s CEO’s with each focusing on a specific pain point topic for scaling businesses.
We regularly provide workshops, coaching and mentoring to new businesses to support them in achieving their ambitions. In addition to advising on all areas of finance including accounting, tax, funding growth and business planning, we have an extensive network of contacts including angel investors, funders, and other business advisers.
TalentSpark provides a space where entrepreneurs advertise jobs for free and connect with jobseekers who are eager to shape the future of an SME.
Sometimes this is the development or refreshment of an existing product. Sometimes it’s the creation of a new, market disrupting product.
More often than not, it’s about developing a product idea that has to get to market quickly, compliantly, minimising any risks and optimising the chances of early market adoption.
They call this FutureMaking. It’s what they do.
We offer effective design and strategy services, marketing and promotional campaigns, investor presentation assistance and advice to help startups develop a distinct, compelling brand position early on in their establishment.
No matter what the industry, product, service or market, a strong brand provides focus that aids development, recognition that propels growth and differentiation that cannot be duplicated by competitors. With over 30+ years experience, we keep things simple and straightforward, guiding clients through a clear, proven process to arrive at the best results for their specific needs.
If you would like to improve your brand and marketing, Morton Ward would love to hear from you!
Our peer network is made up of current and future entrepreneurial leaders worldwide, who are ambitious, globally minded and have the potential to contribute to Scotland’s success. We exist to help our members thrive whatever stage they are at in their entrepreneurial journey by providing the support and connections they need to grow, taking our members and their businesses further.
BioCity is the UK’s leading, and largest life sciences and med tech incubator, providing companies with the specialist facilities, support services and business advice they need in an environment that maximises their likelihood of success.
From its inception 13 years ago, The BioCity Group (including MediCity Scotland formed in 2015 as a direct result of support from the City of Glasgow City Deal) operates across 4 campuses’ in the UK, supporting more than 200 companies.
We work with businesses across the UK to create bespoke campaigns across our portfolio of in-print, events and digital platforms, which allow our clients to engage with new audiences, improve their brand reach and deliver their core messages across a multi-channel platform.