Growth Sectors

Inverclyde's Growth Sectors

Renewable Energy

Inverclyde is home to a range of supply companies within the renewable energy sector and is proactively targeting future growth, thanks to outstanding port and water facilities. When it comes to positive energy in renewables, Inverclyde is ideally placed to act as a strategic hub for offshore and onshore projects.

New Technology

Our proven expertise in hosting businesses that are at the forefront of promoting new technology makes Inverclyde a top choice for manufacturing companies producing and exporting globally. They recognise that our highly sought after workforce is the key to evolving the business of technology innovation.

Maritime and Engineering

Scotland is world-renowned for its engineering heritage and Inverclyde hosts a formidable force in shipbuilding on the Clyde in Ferguson Marine Engineering. We continue to grow the maritime sector within Inverclyde, maximising the advantages of our proximity to the water and outstanding port and industrial facilities.

Food and Drink

Hungry for growth and expansion? Inverclyde is home to food and drink manufacturers who enjoy an environment of targeted growth to increase productivity. With the Greenock Ocean Terminal in close proximity, import and export opportunities can be maximised from having a strategic hub in Inverclyde.

Customer Care

Successful businesses know that their customers must always come first, which is why they choose Inverclyde. Many companies – including RBS, Cigna, IBM and Concentrix – have already chosen to locate their customer call and contact centres here, channelling the talents of our highly skilled local workforce.

Life Sciences

The Life Sciences Scotland Industry Leadership Group estimate life sciences in Scotland will be worth £8 billion a year by 2025. Inverclyde is well placed to support this growth. With Glasgow University’s Research and Development hubs and Irvine Bay Life Sciences Park within easy reach, diversification into new sectors will see businesses flourish.