Success stories

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.

Glasgow is an international centre of engineering and science excellence in areas like low carbon and renewables, aerospace, defence and marine, advanced manufacturing electronics and sensors and imaging – but this capability also supports growth in other key sectors. It’s true to say that “science is everywhere”. Here are just some of the success stories.

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The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

The project: The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

The challenge:  Building the New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus, one of the worlds most advanced centres of medicine, industry, Stratified Medicine, learning and training.

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Future City | Glasgow

The project: Future City | Glasgow

The challenge: To demonstrate how innovative use of technology can make life in Glasgow smarter, healthier, safer and more sustainable.

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3D Definitive Human: Head and Neck viewer

The project: 3D Definitive Human: Head and Neck viewer

A fully interactive and medically validated 3D viewer for head and neck anatomy, a pioneering collaborative project between the Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art and NHS Education for Scotland.

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The Science behind public protection – The Commonwealth Games and beyond

The project: Glasgow Scientific Services is a local authority public analyst laboratory, providing a scientific and advisory service to Glasgow City Council, a further 15 Scottish Local Authorities and the emergency services.

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Opera strikes a chord through Alzheimer’s project

The project: Alzheimer’s Project is a joint project between Scottish Opera and Alzheimer Scotland. The participants group involves people with dementia, their carers, and a team of professional singers and artists who lead weekly practise sessions that involve a wide range of activities reflecting the diversity and richness of opera.

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Soluis has clear vision for immersive technology

The project: With more than 6 years’ experience of developing Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions, Glasgow firm Soluis has a clear vision for how immersive technologies can help transform the world of work.

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News

   

Virtual reality classrooms and teaching resources to be created by the University of Glasgow

Soon students at the University of Glasgow and around the world will be able travel inside the human...

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Scotland’s young innovators go head to head to tackle the global plastic crisis

A team of young Scots has won VentureJam 2018 with an innovative idea for a jukebox to encourage pla...

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Ultrasonic surgery project wins £6m funding

A research project aiming to find new ways to use ultrasonic tools for complex, robot-assisted surge...

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Blog

   

Equality Through Innovation: The Educator

In our second Equality Through Innovation blog we meet Lise McCaffery, who is inspiring the next gen...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Problem Solver

Equality Through Innovation is a new blog series profiling inspirational social innovators working i...

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Forge ahead

On Friday the 28th of September, from 10am to 5pm, Explorathon 2018 will be hosted in the iconic For...

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Events

   

The Future of Fintech

Symposium on the financial services industry with a focus on Finitech. Ticket includes lunch....

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The Galápagos Above and Below

Evening lecture about the Galápagos Islands by David and Jean Ainsley....

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The Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibi...

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