At Glasgow City of Science and Innovation, we look to raise the profile of the Glasgow City Region – demonstrating it’s capacity as a world class destination for research and innovation.
Our aim is to drive investment, economic development and inclusive growth in the region.
The Glasgow City Region excels in a number of key areas and our role is to help tell that story and demonstrate Glasgow’s distinctive offer.
We develop a collective narrative for the city region alongside our partners and draw out the science and innovation offer. We do this through our intelligence mapping.
Find out more about the sectors in which Glasgow excels below.
Precision Medicine & Health Innovation
Innovation in Education
Social Innovation & Social Enterprise
Response to COVID-19
Net-Zero & Cleantech
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.