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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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]
Skills are at the heart of Glasgow and West of Scotland’s growing economy, and higher education provides the skills for specialist, well-paid work.
Glasgow is home to a wide variety of companies across a range of sectors including aerospace, defence and marine, energy, intelligent transport systems and electronics.
Linking industry with public sector and academia, Glasgow BioCorridor has perfect conditions for the commercialisation of R&D.
Glasgow School of Art hosts one of Europe’s largest labs for 3D visualisation, and the Savalas Dolby Premier Studio at Film City is one of only three in the UK.
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’s higher and further education institutions offer excellent food and drink courses, ensuring access to a highly skilled workforce.
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau’s award-winning Convention Bureau provides a city-wide approach of engaging key agencies within the city and at a national level to bid for major events.
This is a living, breathing website with regular updates on news, blogs and events. It’s the place to come back to again and again if you want to know what’s happening in the science and technology world in Glasgow and the West of Scotland.