Archive for the ‘Engineering Design & Manufacturing’ Category

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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20

Jun

Strathclyde Uni to oversee new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

The University of Strathclyde will run a new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre following an announcement by the Scottish Government. The Centre will support highly-skilled jobs and give Scotland a competitive edge in manufacturing processes for materials such as titanium and carbon fibre. Announcing the investment at Strathclyde’s Advanced...


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06

Jun

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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13

Mar

Glasgow’s space sector blasts off with UK Space Agency support

Entrepreneurs and start-ups in Scotland’s burgeoning space sector are set to benefit from a cash injection to support innovation in the heart of Glasgow. The funding from the UK Space Agency will be used by Glasgow City Council and the University of Strathclyde’s Scottish Centre for Satellite Applications (SoXSA)...


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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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01

Feb

Incremental Group to create 48 new highly skilled digital jobs at its Glasgow base

Digital technology specialist Incremental Group has successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish Enterprise, helping it to facilitate expansion of the business through the creation of 48 new jobs over the next 12 months. Incremental Group recently set up its Glasgow office in the Tontine...


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