Our monthly newsletter sets out some of the grants and loans available to companies in Scotland as of 2nd March 2021. The team at Rubycom are on hand to assist you with accessing funding and completing applications as required. Please get in touch!

Aberdeen + Shire

Opportunity North East

  • Support for local innovation – soft loans, interest free

Aberdeen City Council

  • Aberdeen City support through grant funding

Grant Finder

  • Support for local innovation – soft loans, interest free

Invest Aberdeen

  • Invest Aberdeen Covid support – updated regularly

Aberdeen City Council

  • Broadband grants

Aberdeenshire Council

  • BRASS Grant – currently closed but expected to reopen in 2021

Energy Efficiency

Scottish Industrial Energy Transformation Fund

  • (SIETF) funding invitation for the energy efficiency deployment competition which invites industries to deploy energy efficiency technologies at manufacturing or processing sites across Scotland.

ZERO Waste Scotland Energy efficiency and innovation funding.

National Decommissioning Centre

Oil and Gas Technology Centre

  • We co-invest with industry to diversify our supply chain and create a technology-led, globally competitive supply chain for our future net-zero energy system.

Aberdeen Renewable Centre

  • Our research and development base connects and enhances the capabilities of universities and innovation centres locally, across the UK and internationally.

Start-up & Growth

Virgin Start-up Loans

  • Up to £25,000

Start-up Loans

  • Up to £25,000

DSL Business Finance

  • Up to £25,000 – personal guarantee usually required

UMI Start-up Loan

  • UMI start up growth loans – must have positive balance sheet

Business Loans Scotland

  • Growth Finance up to £100,000

Digital Development Loan

  • Interest free project loans for tech businesses to support digitalisation – typically must be at revenue stage

Business Gateway

  • Up to 3 days digital consultancy from Business Gateway

Scottish Enterprise