Archive for June, 2018

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Strathclyde named Higher Educational Institution of the Year

The University of Strathclyde has won the top award – as well as three other categories – in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2018. Strathclyde was named ‘Higher Educational Institution of the Year’, and was also presented with awards for widening access to education, and innovative use of technology....


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Jun

£56m investment in BioCorridor to strengthen the UK’s place in the global pharma industry

A new £56 million UK innovation centre, which will revolutionise how medicines are manufactured, is to be located in Renfrewshire, part of the Glasgow BioCorridor. UK to capture a bigger slice of the global £98bn small molecule pharma market 80 new jobs to be created by 2023; a further...


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Jun

Glasgow secures funding for innovative solar car park

An ambitious plan to transform a city car park into a solar power centre has secured £940,000 from a European Commission fund focused on pioneering research and innovation. The award from the EU Horizon 2020 fund will go towards building a huge canopy of solar panels above the council-owned...


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14

Jun

Glasgow set for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone

Glasgow is forging a path towards cleaner air, as timescales for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone, were today agreed by councillors at the City Administration Committee. Proposals to introduce an LEZ in Glasgow city centre by the end of 2018 were given the go ahead by committee in September...


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Jun

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Glasgow celebrates busiest May on record for Business Tourism

More than 22,000 delegates came to Glasgow over the last month, making it the city’s busiest May on record for business tourism, providing an estimated £25.5 million boost to the local economy. Conferences in May started with the arrival of 7,000 attendees at the All Energy Conference and Exhibition,...


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Glasgow announced as World’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2019

Glasgow has been voted the World’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2019 in the 26th annual World Travel Awards,...Read More

Strathclyde named THE University of the Year

Taking on a vital social mission – and excelling in delivering on that goal – ensured that the University of...Read More

Award Winning City

Glasgow has received a number of accolades which demonstrate its world class standing as a dynamic, 21st-century city. Read More

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