Opportunity

Glasgow: Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS)


Key Sectors: Aerospace and Space, Industrial and manufacturing, Life sciences and biotech

OVERVIEW

The Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) is a collaborative project to create Scotland’s home for manufacturing innovation, attracting advanced manufacturing companies to locate and invest in Scotland and making Renfrewshire Scotland’s primary location for manufacturing research and development.

Artist impression aerial view of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland. Credit: Renfrewshire Council
Artist impression aerial view of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland.
© Renfrewshire Council


AMIDS will create an environment which fosters collaboration and promotes health and sustainability, encouraging companies to work together and tap into the expertise of some of Scotland’s leading education centres.


Choose AMIDS and benefit from:

  • Co-location with Scotland’s newest centres of manufacturing excellence – the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland and Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, CPI.
  • Proximity to world-class engineering and manufacturing excellence in universities, colleges/further education and the wider innovation district ecosystem located within the Glasgow City Region.
  • Proximity to established global manufacturing businesses at Inchinnan Business Park and Westway, including Rolls Royce, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Peak Scientific, Terumo Aortic and Doosan Babcock.
  • Located next to Glasgow Airport with excellent transport links connecting to existing business locations including Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.
  • District has delivered sustainability at its heart; include a fifth generation heat network for developments to access.

Construction of a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Black Cart river into the manufacturing district AMIDS
Construction of a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Black Cart river into the manufacturing district AMIDS.
© Renfrewshire Council.

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Significant investment and flexible development opportunities on a 52 hectare (128 acre) greenfield site:

  • Range of property delivery options including Self Build; Design and Build; and Build to Lease.
  • Flexible to accommodate a range of sizes and types of building.
  • Joint Venture partnership developing site with capital value over £200m

Renfrewshire Council are looking for a Joint Venture Development Partner who shares their ambition for the area, has the expertise, financial backing and industry contacts to work with them to maximise the potential of this opportunity.

The procurement notice and access to supporting documents can be found here.

CONTACT

Patrick Hannay
Scottish Enterprise
T: +44 (0)141 468 5975
E: patrick.hannay@scotent.co.uk

QUICK FACTS

  • Located in Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Home to National Manufacturing Institute Scotland and Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, CPI
  • Netherton greenfield site extends to 52 hectare (128 acre)
  • Public sector ownership (Renfrewshire Council) with £165m investment secured
  • £150m GDV

www.paisley.is/amids

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