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Hi-tech Tablets to Replace Old Glasgow Phone Boxes
The planned BT Street Hub points will provide more than calling - they will also offer WiFi and charging points.
Glasgow University Develops Touchable Holograms
Glasgow University engineers develop the world's first touchable holograms.
Glasgow Smart Car Chargers
UK-first electric vehicle smart charging scheme to be launched in Scotland.
Robot Surgeons Come to Glasgow
Glasgow surgeons using robots to improve patient care and recovery times.
WallBo The Robot Assists Glasgow Teachers
Two Glasgow schools use a social robot to boost hand-washing awareness among pupils.
£3.1M Investment for Glasgow Space Tech Startup
Satellite communications startup R3-IoT raises £3.1million funding to develop a technology to boost connectivity in remote areas.
Minecraft to be Used in Children's Therapy Sessions
Mental health charity seeks to combine Minecraft play with counselling to support children's mental health.
Robot Assisted Tech to be Used in Glasgow Hospitals
Scottish Government invests £20million in robotic-assisted surgery systems for cancer treatment.
£450,000 Funding for Glasgow Tech Firm
Glasgow-based educational technology company Estendion secures £450,000 funding.
Glasgow Science Centre Online Festival
Glasgow Science Centre to hold its second online festival from 19-21 May 2021.
Swipii Cashback App Hires Major Player
Richard McCandless, former leader of ResDiary, joins Scottish cashback app Swipii following a successful fundraising campaign.
Hydrogen Production Facility Heads to Glasgow
The UK's biggest green hydrogen production facility set to be built in Glasgow.
Tech Could Help Make Pubs and Restaurants More Covid Safe
Scots engineers currently developing technology to help pubs, restaurants and shops reduce Covid-19 risk by minimising the spread of airborne droplets
Glasgow Based Cashback App
Swipii announces plans to boost its business network by helping local retailers rebuild businesses post lockdown.
IoT Solutions Offered to Scotland Councils
Scottish councils to be awarded with funding that they can use to investigate and evaluate the power of IoT and smart solutions.
Continulus Glasgow Online Video Learning
Continulus, an online video-learning platform for health professionals, secures £500k investment.
Zoom and WhatsApp Radio Show
Glasgow Clyde College student journalists create a radio show using Zoom and WhatsApp.
Hoko Design the "Uber for Architecture"
The ‘Uber for architecture’ Hoko Design expands across the UK under ambitious growth plans.
SchoolCloud Glasgow Sold to Tes
Educational software provider Tes acquires Glasgow-based SchoolCloud.
Glasgow's Communicare 247 Wins £130,000 Funding
Assistive care technology firm secures £130,000 funding for a scheme aimed at helping the UK's most vulnerable people to live independently.
Glasgow Airport Supports Drone Scheme
Drones will soon be used to deliver essential medicine, blood and organs throughout Scotland.
University of Glasgow AI Projects
Glasgow scientists secure UK Government funding for AI tech projects.
New £5.8m CCTV Contract Agreed by Glasgow Council
Glasgow councillors approves £5.8million contract for the city's CCTV and traffcom networks.
Full Body Scanners for Shopping Security
Full-body scanners introduced by a shopping centre following attack in France and Austria.
MediCity Glasgow Creates New Companies
Medicity Glasgow helps create 70 new life sciences and med tech companies in the last five years, a recent survey finds.
Glasgow Court Remote Jury
A new remote jury centre opens at the Braehead Odeon cinema complex in Glasgow amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
Phlo Pharmacy Delivery Service
Former Glasgow banker raising funds to build an on-demand pharmacy delivery service.
World's Largest Fleet of Hydrogen Power Refuse Trucks
Glasgow awarded £6.3m under the Government's £23m Hydrogen for Transport Programme (HTP).
Self Eating Rocket
The Ministry of Defence pledges £90,000 for the development of "self-eating rockets".
Glasgow's Cigna Monitor Stress
Cigna combines data, technology and art to enable workers to visualise their stress level.
Glasgow Police Mobile Devices
Police officers in Greater Glasgow are now using mobile devices that enable them to connect to police systems whilst working remotely.
IoT Cyber Accelerator for Local Businesses
Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise team up to launch IoT Cyber Accelerator six-month programme for local businesses.
Glasgow Pupils Receive Tablets
Glasgow City learning strategy to help pupils cope with the world of technology they have been born into.
Glasgow City Council Partnership with Flexitricity
Glasgow City Council partners with Flexitricity in a project that will bring it closer to becoming UK’s first carbon-neutral city.
Superfast Broadband "Challenging" in Scotland
Timeline for delivering superfast broadband to every property in Scotland is “challenging by anybody’s standards”, says Kate Forbes.
Space Tech Firm Invest in Glasgow
Space tech firm Spire Global secures £14million funding; set to create additional 260 jobs in Glasgow in the next five years.
JPMorgan Chase Invest In Glasgow
JPMorgan Chase set to build a multi-million pound technology base in Glasgow.
IoT for Glasgow's Maryhill
Three blocks of flats in Glasgow's Maryhill fitted with IoT to improve the quality of lives of residents.
Funding for Glasgow Based Cloud Cover
Glasgow-based Cloud Cover gets £324K funding to develop smart factory software solution.
Glasgow Architect App
New app helps architects and building designers make workplace safer for construction workers.
Motovate Ltd Develop Shift Software
Glasgow-based Android and IOS developer Motovate Ltd develops innovative platform that would help businesses reduce their dependency on agency labour.
Glasgow-built Satellites in Orbit
Glasgow-built satellites designed to revolutionise how data is downloaded from space blast into orbit.
Crookfur Primary School helps with VR
Pupils from Crookfur Primary School helps Whitecraigs Care Home residents travel the world using virtual reality.
Glasgow Incremental Group Sees Triple Turnover
Glasgow-based cloud computing and data business Incremental Group triples turnover in three years.
Tennentâ€™s Lovers App
Glasgow University student develops a new app for Tennentâ€™s lovers across the globe.