Engineering, Design and Manufacturing

Glasgow is home to a wide variety of companies across a range of sectors including aerospace, defence and marine, energy, intelligent transport systems and electronics.

Glasgow is home to a wide variety of companies across a range of sectors including aerospace, defence and marine, energy, intelligent transport systems and electronics. It plays a leading role in the design and manufacture of lasers. Glasgow has the first Fraunhofer research centre in the UK, the Fraunhofer Centre for Advanced Photonics.

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Keeping Glasgow’s traffic moving

The project: Keeping Glasgow’s traffic moving

The challenge: Maintain and support traffic systems for Glasgow covering nearly 900 sets of signals across the city, as well as CCTV, Bus Lane Enforcement and Vehicle Management Systems. ...

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News

   

GCU named as UK leader in social mobility

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been recognised as a UK leader in championing social mobilit...

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New £16m centre for subsea development opens as world-first

A new £16 million centre for subsea development has opened in East Kilbride, positioning Scotland a...

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Blood test could help to accelerate brain cancer diagnosis

A blood test which could help to accelerate the diagnosis of brain cancer has been developed in rese...

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Blog

   

Grounds to create global change

To mark International Zero Waste Week Scott Kennedy, co-founder of Revive Eco and member of Industri...

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Learning to fuel the growth of a more sustainable world

Rachel Clark from the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) encourages students into s...

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Glasgow City Region – a new European City Region of Innovation

Glasgow City Region is emerging as a new European City Region of Innovation. Kevin Rush, Director of...

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Events

   

Planetarium Lates

After hour planetarium shows with breathtaking images of the cosmos & up-to-date astronomy news....

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Apollo 11

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage an...

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Science Lates: Fright Night

Halloween-themed adults-only night, which explores the science of blood and organ dissection. Fancy ...

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