The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 12 have been announced with one of Inverclyde’s newest businesses, The Start-Up Drinks Lab taking home a cheque for £75,000.
Each of the winners take home up to a six-figure share of the £1million prize pot and will receive an all-encompassing package of support from Scottish EDGE’s partner organisations to help them fast-track and grow their business.
Riverside Inverclyde (ri) Property Holdings, the organisation charged with delivering the economic redevelopment of Inverclyde in the west of Scotland, has been given planning permission by Inverclyde Council for a new food and drink incubator in Greenock.
The incubator and its other areas of support for businesses will be the first of its kind in Scotland, assisting Inverclyde’s growth in the food and drink sector as Scotland aims to double its turnover to £30 billion by 2030.
Baker Street Food & Drink Enterprises will be built on land recently cleared at the corner of Greenock’s Baker Street and Drumfrochar Road, and is part of a wider £3.5 million project including a road re-alignment being delivered by Riverside Inverclydefor Inverclyde Council.