05

December

State-of-the-art visualisation suite opens at the AFRC

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has opened a state-of-the-art digital visualisation suite at its premises in Inchinnan next to Glasgow Airport. The suite, designed and kitted out by the centre’s tier one partner Virtalis, is the only one in Scotland with its unique set of...


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05

December

Urban Data Research Centre awarded new funding

The Urban Big Data Centre at the University of Glasgow has been awarded £5 million to continue its pioneering work promoting the use of big data and innovative methods to improve social, economic and environmental well-being in cities. The Centre will be jointly funded by the Economic & Social...


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29

November

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Digital Glasgow Strategy to bring social and economic benefits

Glasgow City Council has approved the Digital Glasgow Strategy to ensure city’s residents, businesses, public services and organisations make the most of the social and economic benefits available from the digital revolution.  This strategy has two main ambitions relating to how digital technology – itself the fastest-growing sector in...


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22

November

Incremental Group to create 110 jobs

Incremental Group has secured a £1.2 million regional selective assistance (RSA) grant to create 110 high value jobs at the fast-growing digital technology services company.  The grant will allow Incremental to continue to develop at pace and follows an initial £500,000 RSA grant in January 2017 that helped create...


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15

November

NextGate announces new office in Glasgow

NextGate, a global leader in healthcare enterprise identification, announced the opening of a new office in Glasgow, Scotland to accommodate sustained growth and solidify its commitment to supporting healthcare organizations around the world with effective and innovative identity matching technology. The new location strengthens NextGate’s presence in the U.K....


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09

November

New £15m AI health research centre for Scotland

Scotland is to have its own £15.8 million artificial intelligence health research centre, which promises to enable better patient diagnosis, treatment and outcomes. The Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital Diagnostics, to be known as iCAIRD, brings together a pan-Scotland collaboration of 15 partners from across academia,...


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09

November

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First trees planted along Sauchiehall St “Avenue”

Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council, was today (7 November) joined by pupils from Garnetbank Primary to help plant the first trees on Sauchiehall Avenue. The £7.2 million Sauchiehall Avenue project – between Charing Cross and Rose Street – has been underway since January and when finished,...


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02

November

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Housing investment plan to deliver 8,500 new affordable homes

Glasgow’s Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) for the years 2019/20 – 2023/24 has been approved by Glasgow City Council. The plan could deliver almost 8,500 new affordable homes in Glasgow over next five years. Glasgow’s SHIP outlines Glasgow’s plans and priorities around affordable housing in the city to create...


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02

November

Council approves strategy to regenerate Glasgow’s historic heart

Glasgow City Council has  approved a new High Street Area Strategy (HSAS), to breathe new life into the historic heart of the city around the High Street and Saltmarket. Following a public consultation earlier this year, with the council hearing about the priorities of local residents, businesses and other...


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01

November

Channel 4 to locate Creative Hub in Glasgow

Channel 4 has announced they are opening a “Creative Hub” in Glasgow as part of their national relocation plans. Channel 4’s decision to create regional hub in Glasgow is welcomed as a major boost for Scotland’s creative sector, bringing about 50 jobs will be based in the city, including...


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