Archive for the ‘Life Sciences’ Category

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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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25

Jul

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University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde establish the Glasgow Health Sciences Partnership

The University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to form the Glasgow Health Sciences Partnership (GHSP). The aim of the GHSP is to better integrate world-leading research, top quality education and expertise in clinical practice between the University and...


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15

Jun

£56m investment in BioCorridor to strengthen the UK’s place in the global pharma industry

A new £56 million UK innovation centre, which will revolutionise how medicines are manufactured, is to be located in Renfrewshire, part of the Glasgow BioCorridor. UK to capture a bigger slice of the global £98bn small molecule pharma market 80 new jobs to be created by 2023; a further...


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24

Oct

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US life sciences firm BioClavis sets up base in Glasgow

BioClavis has announced the planned creation of 43 new jobs with a £10.5 million investment supported by Scottish Enterprise. Bioclavis is a new spin-out from Californian molecular profiling company Biospyder, to be based at the Clinical Innovation Zone at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, creating 43 new jobs. BioSpyder’s...


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09

Aug

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 jobs and safeguard a further three following new investment. ReproCELL received £150,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding from Scottish Enterprise to support the company’s relocation to new and expanded facilities...


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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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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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28

Mar

World-leading Imaging Centre of Excellence to be officially opened in Glasgow

The University of Glasgow will officially open its new £32 million Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE), on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The unique medical research facility, which was built in collaboration with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) and with £16 million funding from the Medical Research Council and Glasgow...


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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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28

Nov

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Scotland’s first 7T scanner arrives at the QEUH

The University of Glasgow, in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, has taken delivery of Scotland’s first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner at the new Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) on the site of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH). The new ultra-high resolution scanner...


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

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Planning permission granted for new 7.5-acre city centre neighbourhood

The investment partnership behind Get Living PLC has secured planning consent for Scotland’s largest build-to-rent (BTR) scheme to-date. The...Read More

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...Read More

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