Rising to the challenge

Our business services work across food supply chains and the natural economy to help clients rise to the challenge of climate change and scientific and technological transformation.

Commercial opportunities

At the heart of enterprise – supporting growth, new ideas, entrepreneurs and the sustainable development of our natural economy.

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Veterinary & Laboratory Services

Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas of animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.

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SAC Consulting

Providing independent, research-driven, industry-leading expertise, advice and solutions for agricultural, food and land-based businesses.

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Enterprise Academy for the Rural & Natural Economy

We aim to inspire, support and research enterprise to drive a thriving natural economy.

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Business and enterprise in numbers

  • 24 offices alongside our Veterinary and Analytical Laboratory and 7 Disease Surveillance Centres/Hubs

  • 300 staff across Scotland, with teams working in the UK and internationally

  • More than 12,000 clients – from crofters and farmers to governments and international corporates

Training courses

We have years of expertise in delivering business skills, growth learning, CPD and training courses to a wide range of clients all over Scotland and the UK. We deliver multiple levels of courses and workshops across the food and drink supply chain, suitable for entrepreneurs, managers, and seasoned businesses.

We will work with you to ensure our courses and workshops are tailored to meet your business needs and aspirations.

We also have a wealth of knowledge in other business areas, such as diversification, agritourism, digital, environment, data and innovation, and new product development, and can build a bespoke package suitable for your needs.

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SAC Consulting

Our consultants in 25 offices across Scotland and northern England turn research into advice and advantage for business and public sector alike.

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Contact Consulting

Contact our team and benefit from their experience and expertise.

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Vet & laboratory services

Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.

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