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Glasgow City Innovation DistrictTechnology & Innovation Centre Zone

The Technology & Innovation Centre zone, centered within the University of Strathclyde, forms the core of the District.

The zone has a high concentration of innovative organisations, from UK Catapult centres, to Scottish Funding Council innovation centres.

"Immediate access to a network of similar stage companies in our industry led to the creation of valuable business partnerships, and securing formative contracts helped establish the business." - Gavin Tweedie, CEO, Global Surface Intelligence

Strathclyde’s well-known strengths in energy, enabling technologies and pharmaceutical manufacturing are complemented by a cluster of research capabilities and organisations in areas including:

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5G advanced communications

Creating the next generation of software-defined radios (SDR) for spectrum efficient, low latency, high data rate and ultra-dense networks.

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Financial technologies

Innovating new technologies and business models that will help secure the future of our financial sector, and make money more accessible and secure.

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Health technologies

From medical devices for monitoring and diagnostics to digitally enabled patient care that will help transform our health services.

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Industrial informatics

Innovating asset management and industrial operations through the use of data, sensing and modelling.

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Quantum technologies

Harnessing the behaviour of physics at an atomic scale to develop next-generation sensing, imaging, computing and communications.

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Space technologies

Satellite design and manufacturing, and satellite-enabled data approaches to tackle environmental challenges and create innovative business applications.

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