East Kilbride-based software company, SHE Software, has been given a Research and Development grant of £1.4 million by Scottish Enterprise.
The grant will be used to support the company’s £4m investment in a cutting-edge health and safety technology project and bolster its global growth.
In addition, to supporting the firm’s expansion, the funding will be used to create 15 new jobs. The company will also be investing in its current team to develop their skill set to support its growth ambitions.
SHE Software already has a number of international clients, which includes companies from Europe, the US, Australian and New Zealand.
Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn said: “This is yet another example of how our investment is creating jobs and supporting growth in international markets.
“Scotland has a strong track record in exporting globally and through the excellent support of Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International companies like SHE Software can really grow.”
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SHE Software CEO Matthew Elson said: “This support from Scottish Enterprise allows us to focus on ‘mobile-first’ technology across our Assure platform to align with changing expectations and business demand. The grant also allows us to enhance and adapt the Assure platform for the North American market.
“The business has grown from a small team initially to almost 100 people with many of our team based out of our new corporate headquarters in East Kilbride. I’m excited about our plans to continue to recruit new talent.”
Scottish Enterprise Director of Strategic Investment Victoria Carmichael added: “We are delighted to be working with SHE Software, a Scottish company with a global reach and support the team to not only to grow in numbers but also access growing global markets too.
“It is fantastic to witness the further development of this innovative software firm delivering digital solutions to traditional business processes as well as showcasing Scotland’s talented tech sector.”