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January

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Med-tech firm selects Glasgow for new R&D centre

Med-tech firm EnMovi has selected the Glasgow City Innovation District as the location to advance the development of cutting-edge orthopaedic sensors and data analytics. A £2.5m research and development (R&D) grant from Scottish Enterprise will enable the newly-established EnMovi (the latest venture from US-based parent company OrthoSensor Inc.) to...


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10

December

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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, globally recognised as the most prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism. Following being awarded the European title in June 2019, the city beat competitor cities Singapore, Rio de...


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09

December

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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 Strathclyde was the big winner at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2019. Judges who handed the Glasgow institution the coveted University of the Year title said that it had returned to its...


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11

November

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Award Winning City

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


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07

November

Glasgow named cultural and creative ‘centre’ of UK

Glasgow has been listed as the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a report from the European Commission. Following in the top five were London, Bristol, Brighton and Manchester, with Edinburgh just missing out in sixth place. Dundee was the next Scottish city to be ranked,...


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06

November

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Glasgow wins European Capital of Sport title

Glasgow has succeeded in its bid to be named the European Capital of Sport in 2023. The announcement, made by ACES Europe, a non-profit association based in Brussels, marks the first time any city has won the coveted title twice – 2023 will mark 20 years since Glasgow first...


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01

November

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Glasgow one of the world’s top 5 cities for sustainable business tourism

The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) published its 2019 rankings today (Thursday, October 31), with Scotland’s largest city climbing three places from joint-seventh to fourth. The announcement comes at the close of the 58th annual International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) World Congress, which has been taking place in...


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30

October

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Glasgow-Frankfurt Service Goes Double Daily

Additional morning service to one of Europe’s major hubs great news for Glasgow Airport’s business and leisure passengers. Lufthansa has today (Wednesday, October 30) announced that the airline’s popular Frankfurt route will increase to a double daily service from Sunday March 29 next year. Operated using the one of...


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14

October

Glasgow office rent growth set for 13-year high

Glasgow’s office market is heading for its strongest year of rent growth since before the recession, with average rents expected to rise 6% by the end of 2019. This rate of growth marks a quick turnaround from 2018 when gains appeared to be ebbing – in spite of improving...


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18

September

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Place Commission to design a better Glasgow

A Place Commission for Glasgow – an independent look at how Glasgow can design its places to put people first, make the city a better place for all to live in, and prepare for future changes as best it can – was launched in September. The Place Commission, to...


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