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06

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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24

Oct

University of Glasgow Research Hub receives planning permission

The University of Glasgow has received planning consent from Glasgow City Council to begin construction on the first building on the site of the former Western Infirmary. The consent, specifically described in planning terms as ‘Matters Specified in Conditions’, means work is now taking place on the £113 million...


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09

Oct

Foundation stone laid in University of Glasgow’s £1 billion campus re-development

The University of Glasgow marked the 150th anniversary since work began on the construction of its Gilmorehill campus by laying a foundation stone at the site of the new £90 million James McCune Smith Learning Hub. The stone was laid by the Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Susan...


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08

Oct

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€11.7m funding for University of Glasgow research projects

Researchers at the University of Glasgow are celebrating three new projects which have received significant financial backing from the European Commission. Academics from the Schools of Engineering, Geographical and Earth Sciences and Mathematics and Statistics will team with European universities and businesses to deliver innovative projects aimed at directing...


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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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£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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