Glasgow city region is one of the most innovative destinations in Europe with comparative advantage in a range of sectors including advanced manufacturing, precision medicine, quantum, space and social innovation.

Three Innovation Districts, anchored by our internationally acclaimed universities are drivers of our innovation mission: Glasgow City Innovation District (GCID); Glasgow Riverside Innovation District (GRID); and the Advanced Manufacturing District Scotland (AMIDS).

Explore our interactive map to find support and see the rich infrastructure that underpins our innovation ecosystem.

World Class Education

Outside of London, it is the only UK city to have 2 universities ranking in the top 40 nationally


Investment Opportunities

Over £17bn invested over past 10 years

National Reach

Largest integrated economic region in Scotland

Tech Hotspot

Top three fastest-growing tech investment hubs in the UK

Innovation City

Hosts three quarters of Scotland’s nationally funded, industry-led innovation centres

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Last updated January 10th, 2023 at 10:50 am.