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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:

Technology Scotland BCS Glasgow Cultural Enterprise Office CRUK Glasgow
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#ScienceSnaps

Cameras at the ready!

Snap science in action around Glasgow and the West of Scotland and you could win some great prizes from Glasgow City of Science & Innovation, and our partner, Jessops.

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Venturefest Scotland

Scotland's summit for innovation on 20 September 2017, Glasgow Science Centre.

Connecting SMEs to academics, innovators and investors

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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

   

Solar-powered skin opens new possibilities for prosthetics

A new way of harnessing the sun’s rays to power ‘synthetic skin’ could help to create advanced...

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Glasgow scientists set to lead new era in pancreatic cancer treatment

University of Glasgow scientists are set to receive up to £8 million from Cancer Research UK to lea...

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Academics join fight to combat deadly tropical disease

Mathematicians at the University of Strathclyde are modelling the impact of an innovative mosquito-t...

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Blog

   

Partnering approach is paying dividends for Glasgow businesses

Perceptions of the digital industry as an insular environment are wide of the mark. Will Craig, foun...

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Why figures for women in the digital sector don’t add up

Women make up just 18% of Scotland’s tech workforce. We take a look below at what can be done to e...

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Using innovation to develop staff skills

The creative industries are heavily dependent on the skills and visionary mindset of the people they...

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Events

   

Glasgow Internet of Things

We are trying to crystallise entrepreneurial activity in the area of internet enabled communications...

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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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NGS Glasgow Conference & Workshop

A conference that looks at Next Generation Sequencing tools to understand human disease....

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