Scotland Europa

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Scotland Europa

Scotland Europa state that "Scotland Europa is an alliance that promotes Scotland's interests to the key institutions of the European Union and to the regions of Europe.

Representing more than 60 members drawn from a broad range of interests including business, education, local government, trades union and voluntary sectors, the diversity of interest across its membership gives Scotland Europa an influential voice in European Affairs[1]".

Heavily interlocked with Scottish Enterprise Scotland Europa's Chief executive Donald Macinness is on the advisory council of the European Policy Centre alongside such powerful and well-connected networkers as Peter Sutherland, Jamie Shea of Nato and Lord Kerr of Kinlochard[2].


  • EU intelligence, interpretation, analysis and early warning of EU policy developments including high level briefings and seminars on European policy;
  • Guidance on influencing and shaping EU policies and legislation;
  • Fostering contacts with the EU institutions and providing pathways to key decisionmakers;
  • Strategic EU funding advice and support in sourcing trans-national partners;
  • European strategic networking; and
  • Conference facilities, meeting rooms and office space in Brussels.


The following organisations from Scotland subscribe to Scotland Europa's services:

  • British Energy
  • Dundee College
  • East of Scotland European Partnership
  • Energy Saving Trust
  • Federation of Small Business
  • General Medical Council Scotland
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
  • Napier University
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Scotch Whisky Association
  • Scottish Council (Development & Industry)
  • Scottish Crop Research Institute (SCRI)
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency
  • Scottish ESF Objective 3 Partnership
  • Scottish Financial Enterprise
  • Scottish Natural Heritage
  • Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Scottish & Southern Energy
  • Shepherd+ Wedderburn LLP
  • South of Scotland Alliance
  • STUC
  • The Robert Gordon University
  • UHI Millenium Institute
  • UK Offshore Operators Association
  • Universities Scotland
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Paisley
  • University of Strathclyde
  • VisitScotland (Scottish Tourist Board)


  • BIA Scotland
  • BioDundee
  • Economic Development Association (Scotland)
  • Scottish Institute for Sustainable Technology
  • Sustainable Scotland Network
  • Tourism & Environment Forum


The following organisations are Residents of Scotland House:

  • Dublin Regional Authority
  • East Finland EU Office
  • East of Scotland European Consortium
  • EEPS
  • Eurodesk Brussels Link
  • Highlands & Islands European Partnership
  • Maclay Murray & Spens
  • NASC (WEST Ireland European Liaison)
  • Pomorskie Voivodeship Regional Office (Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship and Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation)
  • Scottish Development International
  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Scottish and Southern Energy
  • Sun Microsystems n.v.
  • The Scottish Parliament
  • West of Scotland European Consortium
  • HP

External website

Scotland Europa website: