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  • Innovation is the key driving Scotland’s economy to future success.
  • 70 satellites were manufactured in Glasgow last year, more than any other European city.
  • Scotland’s Life Sciences sector saw 24% growth over five years creating 13% more jobs.
  • The number of digital games companies in Scotland soared 1,800% between 2008 and 2019.
  • One of the world’s top selling game series is made in Scotland: Grand Theft Auto is the fifth most successful games franchise of all time — with 220 million sales and counting.
  • Grangemouth will be the location for a new European hub for the chemical sciences sector.
  • Sutherland will host the UK’s first spaceport.
  • Scotland’s software sector grew by 96% between 2008-19.
  • Scotland’s digital economy generates 12,800 new highly qualified professional jobs a year.

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