Archive for the ‘Engineering Design & Manufacturing’ Category

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Jun

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New skills plan to boost Glasgow city region economy

Ambitious plans unveiled to grow a “workforce for the future” in Scotland’s economic powerhouse. A new Regional Skills Investment Plan for the Glasgow City Region was launched at South Lanarkshire College in East Kilbride, with the backing of eight local authorities, the business sector, universities and colleges and the...


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30

May

£1 million City Deal funding for Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus

Glasgow City Council approves £1 million City Deal funding for Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus Glasgow City Council today (30 May) approved up to £1million of Glasgow City Region City Deal funding to the University of Glasgow for the development of the proposed Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus. As part of...


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11

Apr

Glasgow rated as leading UK location for tech sector

CBRE’S ‘Tech Cities’ report ranks the top UK locations for tech businesses with Glasgow ranking an impressive second. The report highlights various shifts in the cities’ tech and creative industries profiles over the last two years, with Glasgow climbing three places to become the UK’s second top tech destination...


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13

Dec

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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business and investment in the latest fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 rankings. The city is ranked in the Top 10 overall in the Large City category that features Seattle,...


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05

Dec

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

Dec

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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31

Oct

Glasgow’s Smart Canal is a first for Europe

The Leader of Glasgow City Council and project partners Scottish Water and Scottish Canals marked the construction of Europe’s first ever ‘smart canal’ scheme. This project will combine the 250-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal with 21st century technology to mitigate flood risk as well as enable massive regeneration. The...


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24

Aug

Funding secured for new advanced engineering facility

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has secured £16.5 million to establish a major new advanced engineering facility that will put Scotland at the forefront of the movement to transform one of the manufacturing sector’s most traditional and important supply chains. FutureForge, funded by the UK...


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12

Feb

Strathclyde-based laser research centre receives £5 million funding

The UK headquarters for Europe’s largest contract research organisation, Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics (FhCAP), has received an investment of more than £5million. The second phase of work of the Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics (FhCAP), based at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, will be supported through funding from...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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£25m investment to transform Custom House Quay

Current proposals would see £25 million Glasgow City Region City Deal funding used to transform Custom House Quay, which...Read More

Glasgow named Europe’s first leading festival and event destination

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

New openings bolster Glasgow retail

Glasgow is home to some of the best retail in the UK: Number 1 UK retail destination (outside of...Read More

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