Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS)

The Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) is Scotland’s home of manufacturing innovation.

It is perfectly placed to manufacture a new way, for a new world. It’s a place for bold, brave companies to come together and inspire each other to do great things.

The perfect investment location side-by-side with internationally-renowned names, established experts and major research centres. With unrivalled connectivity, a highly-skilled regional workforce and a hugely-attractive lifestyle on offer, the AMIDS appeal is strong.

Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland

  • Home of the new National Manufacturing Institute Scotland and Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre.
  • Join a community-of-practice with renowned international manufacturers Rolls Royce, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Peak Scientific, Terumo Aortic and Doosan Babcock.
  • Bespoke development opportunities at Netherton – a high-quality environment for world-leading businesses.
  • Located immediately adjacent to Glasgow Airport, Scotland’s principal long-haul airport and largest charter hub.
  • High-value manufacturing is a strategic priority and the district is backed with significant public-sector investment from both the Scottish Government and the UK Government.

Interested in investment and development opportunities at AMIDS?

Contact barbara.walker@renfrewshire.gov.uk or Patrick.Hannay@scotent.co.uk.

Scotland's home of manufacturing innovation

A world-class location for business

It's exciting to have manufacturing innovation based locally and the development of the advanced manufacturing district by the airport will put Renfrewshire out in front.

James Lang
Scottish Leather Group

It is fantastic that Renfrewshire has been chosen as the home for the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland. It is recognition of our growing position within the international manufacturing sector.

Bob Grant
Chief Executive, Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce

Renfrewshire is the perfect home for Scotland's national manufacturing institute and I am delighted that it will be established here.

Cllr Iain Nicolson
Leader, Renfrewshire Council

Professor Keith Ridgway CBE on why AMIDS has so much to offer