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Our latest partners

The strength of our partnership lies in the diversity of our partners.

Amongst our most recent partners are:

Cultural Enterprise Office CRUK Glasgow Enigma People Solutions CodeClan

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A story of innovation

Glasgow is a hotbed of innovation

From Sir Alexander Fleming with penicillin to John Logie Baird with TV; from John McAdam with macadamisation of road surfaces to James Beaumont Neilson with the blast furnace, as well as the architectural genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Alexander “Greek” Thompson. It’s a story of invention, entrepreneurialism and transformation.

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Our offer to the scientific community

Glasgow and the West of Scotland have a deep-rooted scientific heritage

Glasgow is a great city, with great people, great companies and a great lifestyle. It also has a history of innovation from the famous names of the past like James Watt to those working in key science and technology sectors today.

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Success stories

Glasgow’s an international centre of engineering and science excellence

Whilst Glasgow is globally recognised as a vibrant city of culture and the arts, retail and architectural splendour, it’s less well known as a leading international destination for scientific discovery and innovation.

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Our sectors

Our priority sectors align to the key growth sectors.

Glasgow City of Science & Innovation is focused on promoting cross-disciplinary projects that use science and innovation to tackle real-world challenges. Here are some examples that demonstrate the diversity of scientific activity happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

What is Glasgow City of Science & Innovation?

Glasgow City of Science & Innovation is a pioneering partnership that aims to ensure everybody in the city region benefits from science and technology.

It recognises the importance of communicating science and innovation as part of Glasgow and the West of Scotland’s heritage and culture.

The emergence of the Glasgow City of Science and Innovation initiative signalled a commitment from multi-sector partners to work smarter together to leverage the region’s scientific potential as a major driver of sustainable economic development.

It is based in Scotland’s largest city, which is a focus for innovation and great place to invest. A city with great people and a high level of education and skills. A city committed to the growth sectors of the economy, all of which have a science element.

Take a look at our Sectors

Glasgow City of Science & Innovation is focused on promoting interdisciplinary projects that use science and innovation to tackle real-world challenges. Here are some examples that demonstrate the diversity of scientific activity happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland. [Case Study Template]

What’s happening

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News

   

First spinout from UWS, novsound, raises £1.5 million investment

The first spin-out company set to emerge from University of the West of Scotland has closed its seed...

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Glasgow bids for £100m to become UK's smartest 5G city

A £100million funding bid could catapult Glasgow into pole position as the UK's smartest 5G city. ...

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£5.54M project set to stamp UK expertise on manufacturing innovation

An ambitious University of Glasgow-led research project which aims to develop new manufacturing tech...

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Blog

   

Engage with Strathclyde 30th April – 4th May

The University of Strathclyde’s annual events programme, “Engage with Strathclyde” takes place...

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Tapping all our STEM Talents: An Educators Perspective

As the Royal Society of Edinburgh embarks on the first major review of 'Tapping all our Talents', Do...

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Taking social robot research into the wild

What happens when you take robotics research out of the lab and into a real life rural setting? What...

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Events

   

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

2018 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of celebrated Glasgow architect, designer and artist Char...

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Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We...

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Glasgow International Festival Of Visual Art

Two-yearly festival of contemporary art commissioned from artists around the globe and including exh...

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