26 Hardware Startups in Scotland to Watch in 2020

Scotland's Hardware sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 26 Scotland Hardware startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 21, 2023.

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pureLiFi develops technology for communication networks that integrates data and lighting utility infrastructures.

Edinburgh   51-100   $43,936,745  

Sigma Capital Group

Sigma Capital Group focus on the creation of communities by delivering new, good quality and well located family homes to rent.

Edinburgh   11-50   $254,611,977  

The ID Co.

The ID Co. help businesses onboard their customers using Open Bank data to solve business pains such as credit risk and affordability.

Edinburgh   11-50   $11,146,630  


A technology spin-out company from the University of Strathclyde.

Glasgow     $28,251,450  


Drinkly offers an on-demand service of alcoholic drinks to its customers in Edinburgh, UK.

Edinburgh     $40,545  


Mallzee is a B2C clothing retail app and a B2B data suite for clothing retailers to improve margins and make smarter buying decisions

Edinburgh   11-50   $7,957,660  


MindMate is an application that helps people living with cognitive decline.

Glasgow   1-10   $2,770,000  

Blackford Analysis

Blackford Analysis develops software solutions for the worldwide medical, oil and gas, and defense industries.

Edinburgh   11-50   $6,204,400  

Mara Seaweed

Scottish company based in Edinburgh selling a range of native seasonal seaweeds of Scottish and Irish provenance.

Edinburgh   11-50   $788,162  


Appointedd is an online booking and scheduling system.

Edinburgh   11-50   $1,922,925  


CogBooks is an adaptive web-based learning platform.

Edinburgh   11-50   $6,108,856  


Beer52 is the UK's most popular craft beer club.

Edinburgh   11-50   $1,234,999  

Codeplay Software

Codeplay Software is internationally recognized for expertise in Heterogeneous Systems.

Edinburgh     $2,991,026  

Roslin Technologies

Roslin Technologies is a UK-based agriculture biotechnology company.

Edinburgh   1-10   $12,500,000  

Dimensional Imaging

Dimensional Imaging designs and develops human body 3D and 4D surface image capture and analysis solutions.

Glasgow   11-50   $1,155,870  


GETGUIDED is capturing uncaptured data in tours & activities industry by bringing offline players to online using innovative tech solutions.

Edinburgh   1-10   $148,679  

Homes for Good

Homes for Good ensures that a wider stock of affordable, well maintained homes is available to marginalized households.

Glasgow   11-50   $6,287,599  

Bio-Images Drug Delivery

Class leading experts in formulation work and scintigraphic clinical trials.

Glasgow   11-50   $2,800,798  


Metix develops devices and services that meet needs and exceed expectations inside the demanding healthcare industry.

Glasgow   11-50   $1,551,626  


Uboro is a cloud-based GPS tracking software.

Edinburgh   1-10   $200,000  


SquareBook is a socially responsible FinTech driving a new IPO equity culture.

Edinburgh   1-10   $285,324  

Carbon Black System

Carbon Black is an innovative wheelchair manufacturer.

Edinburgh   1-10   $478,771  


PoGo is a social shopping platform that merges the physical and digital worlds to create the ultimate shopping experience

Edinburgh   11-50   $377,456  


Crossing35 is a Scotland based startup building an AI enabled platform to help CEOs tap global markets and find potential business partners.

Edinburgh   1-10   $225,513  

MDP Labs

MDP Labs is a Software, App and IoT development company

Edinburgh   11-50   $295,000  

Two Big Ears

Two Big Ears is a Scottish company specialising in creating efficient audio toolkits for game and virtual reality developers.

Edinburgh   11-50    

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