Low Carbon and Renewables

Glasgow is developing a green economy, and hosts the Future Cities Demonstrator, aimed at using technology to make the city smarter, safer and more sustainable.

Glasgow is developing a green economy, and hosts the Future Cities Demonstrator, aimed at using technology to make the city smarter, safer and more sustainable. It’s an international centre of excellence in offshore renewables, and hosts the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, based in the International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone.

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InstEE and PNDC - Accelerating smart grid innovation

The project: The Institute for Energy and Environment (InstEE) at the University of Strathclyde is one of the largest electrical power academic research groups in Europe.

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ITREZ - Scotland's future of Renewable Energy

The project: The International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) is a ground-breaking research and development hub, bringing together business and academia to develop, innovate and invest in Scotland’s flourishing renewable energy sector.

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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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