Welcome to the EDAS Knowledge Exchange & Interaction Hub. Supported by Falkirk Council and Highland Council, the Hub is the online place in Scotland for professionals to exchange ideas, display case studies, promote good practice, share news, and more. Also see below the special section on local authorities, and how they are promoting economic development across Scotland.



To interact directly and connect with other EDAS members and economic development professionals, you can also connect to EDAS LinkedIn group by clicking here.  

If you would like to display a case study, good practice, or relevant news on this page, please contact [email protected]. In addition to sharing the information in EDAS’ Hub, EDAS can promote your story across its various digital channels. If you are an EDAS member, EDAS can also facilitate an introduction to another EDAS member of interest. 


Scotland’s Local Authorities – Promoting Economic Development


Local authorities work with national delivery agencies, the third & private sectors, and communities to promote economic development in their areas. This section displays good practice and case studies involving local authorities and partner organisations around Scotland – read more below!

This page is sponsored by Falkirk Council and Highland Council, who support information sharing and partnership working among local authorities and other economic development professionals in Scotland. To read more about their work, please see the following links.

Falkirk Council – Economic Development Service

Highland Council – Economic Development & Employability


Local Economic Development: Best Practice and Case Studies

Please click on the links below to read the following case studies and examples of best practice. 

- Planning

- Growth Sectors

- Regeneration

Lomondgate: Sustainable Regeneration and Development in Dumbarton [July 2016]

- Internationalisation

- Innovation

- Skills