Tech hub aims to create industry rival North Sea

Technology incubator CodeBase is set on a massive expansion across Scotland, but what is it and could it really be a future industry to rival the North Sea?



He is on the cusp of announcing something “spectacular” in terms of development at the company’s Edinburgh headquarters, a former brutalist edifice in Lady Lawson Street that once housed government agencies, which Coleman has been renovating bit by bit.

He is also networking internationally in a bid to bring major international tech players to Scotland to mentor the 60-plus companies he nurtures at CodeBase, which range from gaming firms to medical companies to security providers.

Most significantly, he is actively pursuing potential sites in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee in a major Scotland-wide expansion of CodeBase, which could take place before the end of the year.

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