Business Incubation and Innovation Services
Innovation Centres Scotland Ltd (ICS) is a leading provider of incubation services and support for early stage, growing businesses in Scotland. Our success in this area has led us to create two of Scotland's leading edge business incubation facilities, Hillington Park Innovation Centre near Glasgow and Alba Innovation Centre in Livingston near Edinburgh. The company also operates UK-wide sector focussed initiatives on behalf of Scottish Enterprise and the Technology Strategy Board as well as a range of consultancy projects for the public and private sector.
"Innovation Centres Scotland has been a leading member within the UK business incubation industry, acting as an inspiration and mentor to others. They have proven their success in supporting the creation and development of high growth businesses and jobs in Scotland and UKBI recognises their role in creating an innovative and entrepreneurial hotbed in Scotland." Peter Harman, Chairman, UKBI
ICS is owned by Lanarkshire Enterprise Services (LES) who deliver national and regional business support contracts to support the growth and development of the SME sector across a range of industries and the management and ongoing facilities provision of business and incubation services. Our principal activity is delivery of the Business Gateway contract for Lanarkshire where we help companies realise their potential for growth by delivering a blend of technical and business advisory services and business training programmes to new start up businesses, high growth businesses and established businesses.
LES own and manage two Business Centres, the Atrium Business and Incubation Centre in Coatbridge and Barncluith Business Centre in Hamilton as well as providing a range of consultancy services on key business areas.