Optimat is an employee-owned strategy and economic research company with twelve permanent members of staff and headquartered in East Kilbride.

Established in 1989, we offer considerable expertise in the areas of economic development, business growth and technology commercialisation.  We are very experienced in gathering and analysing economic data from a wide range of sectors and presenting the results in an accessible way.  Our integrated management system is accredited to both ISO9001 and ISO14001 standards. 

We have successfully delivered hundreds of projects for public and private sector clients in Scotland, rest of the UK and Europe.  We are experienced in sector analysis and mapping, industry strategy development and evaluation and assessing the potential of emerging technologies.

We are very active in the decarbonisation agenda and have completed projects for both the private and public sector to investigate and analyse strategies or technologies that will contribute to Net Zero.  These projects include a current project to develop a Net Zero roadmap for Scottish Industry, which we are project managing and leading on stakeholder engagement.