Exterior view of the TIC building

Glasgow City Innovation DistrictTechnology & Innovation Zone

The Technology and Innovation Zone is an ambitious project from the University of Strathclyde, promoting collaboration between researchers, academics and industry to create solutions to important industrial challenges.

The Technology and Innovation Zone sits within the Glasgow City Innovation District - Scotland’s first innovation district and a global hub for entrepreneurship, innovation and collaboration.

The Technology and Innovation Zone builds on Strathclyde’s successful ‘industry-led cluster’ model becoming the focal point for the clusters and the University’s primary means for industry engagement. It provides access to external academic and commercial experts to augment those available within the district and the University of Strathclyde. The clusters feed into the innovation ecosystem and include:

Exterior of the Technology and Innovation Centre

Glasgow City Innovation District

Scotland's first innovation district

Glasgow City Innovation District is a hub for entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration. It builds on Scotland’s rich tradition of scientific excellence and industrial collaboration.

Bringing together ambitious, forward-thinking people, the District is tackling societal and global challenges and driving inclusive economic growth.

Glasgow City Innovation District

Door to the District

Discover 'Door to the District' a new podcast from Glasgow City Innovation District, where ambitious and forward-thinking people are taking on societal and global challenges and driving inclusive economic growth.

If you’ve ever wondered about Scotland’s rich tradition of scientific excellence and industrial collaboration, how organisations are investing, what teams are building, and how entrepreneurship and innovation in Glasgow are making a difference around the world, then Door to the District is the right show for you.

Taking you behind the scenes at Glasgow City Innovation District, you’ll discover bold enterprise and cutting-edge research across an array of industries, from Space and 5G & Advanced Communications to FinTech, HealthTech and Quantum.

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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.