Scotland Europa is a membership-based organisation that promotes Scotland’s interests across the institutions of the European Union and to the representatives of Europe’s regions and Member States.
With experienced and specialised staff based in Brussels and Scotland, Scotland Europa fosters strong links between Scotland and Europe, providing intelligence, policy analysis and strategic funding advice.
We promote Scottish interests across the institutions of the European Union and to the representatives of Europe’s regions and nations.
Scotland Europa membership brings together a wide range of Scottish organisations, including public authorities, businesses, local government, trade unions and education and voluntary organisations. This diverse partnership gives us a variety of perspectives on Scottish interests in Europe and an influential voice in European affairs.
We are also part of Scottish Enterprise - Scotland’s main economic, enterprise, innovation and investment agency – working closely with our colleagues, both in Scotland and in Scottish Development International offices across the world, to enhance Scotland’s economic development and influence in Europe.
The Scottish Government are establishing a number of Innovation and Investment Hubs across Europe, including Brussels, as part of wider work across government, partners and businesses to support trade, investment, innovation and inter-governmental relations with Europe. Work is underway to capitalise on Scotland’s existing experience in Brussels and to consolidate and co-ordinate activity to maximise the economic, cultural and diplomatic benefits that the Brussels Hub can deliver. Its work will be critical throughout Brexit negotiations and beyond.