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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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12

Jul

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow HQ officially opened

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow headquarters have officially opened on St Vincent St. The company’s new HQ has brought together 1,650 employees previously spread across a number of separate sites in Scotland, enabling better collaboration on future technologies. The St Vincent Street building, which is the largest single-use office to be...


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03

Jul

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Manufacturing contract for Type 26 Global Combat Ship awarded to BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth £3.7 billion to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the coming weeks. This provides a strong foundation...


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Glasgow rated as leading UK location for tech sector

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KPMG announces 400 new jobs for Glasgow hub

Professional services firm KPMG has announced plans to create up to 400 jobs over the next three years at...Read More

Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments announce joint venture to develop prime site in Merchant City

Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments have announced a joint venture to develop a significant mixed-use development site...Read More

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