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Strathclyde Inspire

Transforming lives

Strathclyde Inspire supports and encourages entrepreneurship in all its forms, so whether you want to explore your entrepreneurial potential, have an idea for a business, or are considering commercialising your research, we will support you at every stage of your journey. 

The University of Strathclyde started life as a place of useful learning, an institution that wanted to make a difference; this founding mission has never been more relevant.   

Today, we continue to nurture generations of influencers, innovators and industry leaders, empowering our staff, students and alumni to embrace entrepreneurship, transforming their own lives and the lives of others.  

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Strathclyde Inspire embodies our entrepreneurial spirit and will help our students and staff realise their creativity and ambition, empowering them to make an impact on the world around them.
Professor Sir Jim McDonald
Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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Charles Huang Foundation:
A transformational gift

In September 2021, the University received £50 million from alumnus and global business leader Dr Charles Huang from his philanthropic foundation.

The gift is the largest Strathclyde has ever received – and is set to transform the lives of students and the global communities we serve.

Read more about the four areas the gift will support.

Charles Huang Foundation

Dr Charles Huang and Professor Sir Jim McDonald.

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