The Glasgow City region has a talent for science and innovation. It’s central to our story. From creative industries to enabling technologies and advanced manufacturing – we have one of the most diverse and dynamic innovation economies in Europe. Click here to explore why!
Partnerships lie at the heart of our world-class innovation ecosystem. Through our local and international flagship projects, Glasgow City of Science and Innovation (GCoSI) connects innovation-ready businesses to academia, government, and investors to develop new solutions that will build a stronger and more inclusive economy.
Enabling technologies drive radical progress in our capabilities across sectors. Whether that’s enabling a new function, or an improvement in performance. From quantum to photonics, this sector enables a revolutionary impact upon industry, people, and communities.
We are in the middle of a 4th industrial revolution. Advancements in smart manufacturing, robotics, AI and the Internet of Things (IoT) will have far-reaching implications for the way we build and deliver goods.
Advances in new technologies and innovative combinations of existing ones are transforming how we tailor healthcare. SMEs across a range of specialisms, from machine learning and artificial intelligence to genomics, big data and digital imaging are working with health and life sciences experts to drive forward a new healthcare revolution.
In recent years, we’ve seen transformative changes in how to nurture and inspire the minds of tomorrow. Identifying creative ways to connect with those in education and re-imagining how teaching is expressed and experienced will ensure we produce a new generation of thinkers and innovators go on to make a meaningful impact upon society.
During the last decade there has been a surge of interest in social innovation as a way to achieve sustainable economic growth. Scotland is recognised globally for its pioneering work in this area. With a united spirit in pursuit of the common good, it’s hoped we can develop a fairer, more inclusive society.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Glasgow City region has capitalised on opportunities arising from our strengths in research, innovation and entrepreneurship to help tackle new societal challenges, and provide a platform to recover and re-build.