The appliance of science in Midlothian

MIDLOTHIAN residents are being encouraged to seek job opportunities at a pioneering Edinburgh business development.

Midlothian Council is investing £6000 in the Edinburgh Science Triangle (EST) in the next financial year.

It will be part of a wider, multi-agency investment of £127,000 in what will be Phase 4 of the project.

The EST is a partnership which aims to promote the city region as a world-class science destination.

Established in 2004, it is a collaboration of universities and research institutes, science parks, local authorities and the national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise. The campus includes the Pentlands Science Park, Roslin Biocentre and the Biocampus.

The council funding was confirmed at a recent meeting of the cabinet, when Councillor Russell Imrie emphasised the work benefits offered by the EST.

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