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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

   

Glasgow researchers harness AI to combat colon cancer

University of Glasgow engineers have shown that it is technically possible to use an AI system to gu...

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GCU helps Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students to graduate with degree...

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GCU's world-leading Centre for Climate Justice praised by First Minister

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described the Centre for Climate Justice at Gl...

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Blog

   

Women in STEM: Your point of view – a purposeful study

HR consultant Sara Ferreira shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of women in STEM...

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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the c...

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Artificial intelligence and 3D-printed organs: Art of Possible investigates the future of healthcare

Thanks to Scottish innovation, the future of healthcare could involve using 3D-printed organs for tr...

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Events

   

West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantal...

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T. rex in Town

Step back in time to the Cretaceous period and meet Trix, the first Tyrannosaurus Rex to go on displ...

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Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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