Success stories

Whilst Glasgow is globally recognised as a vibrant city of culture and the arts, retail and architectural splendour, it’s less well known as a leading international destination for scientific discovery and innovation.

Glasgow is an international centre of engineering and science excellence in areas like low carbon and renewables, aerospace, defence and marine, advanced manufacturing electronics and sensors and imaging – but this capability also supports growth in other key sectors. It’s true to say that “science is everywhere”. Here are just some of the success stories.

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The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

The project: The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

The challenge:  Building the New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus, one of the worlds most advanced centres of medicine, industry, Stratified Medicine, learning and training.

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Future City | Glasgow

The project: Future City | Glasgow

The challenge: To demonstrate how innovative use of technology can make life in Glasgow smarter, healthier, safer and more sustainable.

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3D Definitive Human: Head and Neck viewer

The project: 3D Definitive Human: Head and Neck viewer

A fully interactive and medically validated 3D viewer for head and neck anatomy, a pioneering collaborative project between the Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art and NHS Education for Scotland.

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The Science behind public protection – The Commonwealth Games and beyond

The project: Glasgow Scientific Services is a local authority public analyst laboratory, providing a scientific and advisory service to Glasgow City Council, a further 15 Scottish Local Authorities and the emergency services.

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Opera strikes a chord through Alzheimer’s project

The project: Alzheimer’s Project is a joint project between Scottish Opera and Alzheimer Scotland. The participants group involves people with dementia, their carers, and a team of professional singers and artists who lead weekly practise sessions that involve a wide range of activities reflecting the diversity and richness of opera.

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Soluis has clear vision for immersive technology

The project: With more than 6 years’ experience of developing Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions, Glasgow firm Soluis has a clear vision for how immersive technologies can help transform the world of work.

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News

   

Project to create Scotland's Smartest Factory seeks research expertise

An ambitious partnership to create one of Scotland’s Smartest Factories is seeking two Research En...

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Consortium awarded extra funding to create £9m offshore renewables hub

A national consortium which has the University of Strathclyde as a core member has been awarded an a...

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Scottish EDGE Round 14 awards over £1m to ground-breaking Scottish start-up businesses

The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 14 have been announced with designer sustainable wooden bag manuf...

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Blog

   

Women in STEM: Your point of view – a purposeful study

HR consultant Sara Ferreira shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of women in STEM...

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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the c...

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Artificial intelligence and 3D-printed organs: Art of Possible investigates the future of healthcare

Thanks to Scottish innovation, the future of healthcare could involve using 3D-printed organs for tr...

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Events

   

West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantal...

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Physics Business Breakfast - Knowledge Transfer: A Physics Perspective

The University of Strathclyde's Department of Physics has a strong applied focus feeding research in...

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Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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