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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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12

Jan

Henry Winning & Co to create 15 jobs in Glasgow

A leading European twine and string factory in the East End of Glasgow, with roots as far back 1880, is currently undergoing modernisation of its factory in a bid to bring it into the 21st Century and increase productivity. Henry Winning produces one million metres of string and twine...


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18

May

The Tontine will make the Glasgow city region a leader in innovation

A new centre of innovation – The Tontine – which will inject £53.6million into the economy of the Glasgow city region, was opened today (18 May).  This is the first Glasgow City Region City Deal project to be completed in the city. The building was opened by Councillor Frank...


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City of Glasgow College becomes Scottish centre for innovation

Scotland’s largest college has been selected as the country’s national centre for innovation by the Institute of Innovation and...Read More

Glasgow Airport’s best-ever July beats all previous passenger number records

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest ever month as more than 1,082,000 passengers travelled through its doors in July...Read More

ReproCELL opens its European headquarters in Glasgow

The new European headquarters of life sciences company ReproCELL has officially opened and is set to generate 15 new...Read More

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