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Glasgow to Receive Investment to Boost Science and Innovation
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announces a funding boost for science and innovation in Glasgow.
Glasgow's Met Tower to Transform to Tech Hub
Glasgow’s Met Tower set to be transformed into a a £60 million tech hub.
Glasgow's Tech Sector Expansion
Glasgow's tech industry attracts a combined £100m in private investment in 2022.
Glasgow's Broadband Gap
Glasgow is the UK's most unequal city for broadband connections, a recent research has found.
Glasgow's Victorian Tunnel X-Rayed
National Highways inspects abandoned Balgray Tunnel using muon imaging technology.
New Technology to Improve Glasgow Bin Services
Bin lorries currently operating in Glasgow are in the process of being upgraded.
Electronic Signs Alerting to Cyclists Introduced in Glasgow
Glasgow is the first in the UK to introduce electronic signs to alert drivers of nearby cyclists.
Glasgow CityFibre Rollout
CityFibre's £270 million investment in its FTTP roll-out in Glasgow worth over £1 billion as an economic boost
Glasgow Clyde College Recognises Importance of STEM
Glasgow Clyde College says STEM subjects should be a focus to prepare for the technology of the future.
Glasgow Academy Shortlisted for "Best Use of Technology" Award.
The Glasgow Academy is nominated for 'Best use of technology' in the annual Times Education Supplement (Tes) Awards.
Netflix and Spotify Access for Zoo Animals Explored by University of Glasgow
Specialists at the University of Glasgow explore the use of technology to give zoo animals their own versions of Spotify and Netflix.
Glasgow's Kingdom Technologies Develops Robotic Lawnmower
Glasgow-based Kingdom Technologies, a startup that produces commercial robotic lawnmowers secures £2m of funding.
EE Says 5G Network Covers 50% of UK
EE is the first mobile network operator to take 5G technology to 50% of the UK population.
Photonics Centre Opens in Glasgow
€6m Photonics Design Centre opens at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
Funding for Glasgow Uni Quantum Computing Project
A project that aims to bridge the gap between cutting-edge quantum computing and existing information infrastructure receives £3m funding.
Glasgow Online Pharmacy
Simple Online Healthcare appoints Skyscanner chiefs to board; doubles revenue for the year.
Glasgow University Team Design Satellite
The satellite is meant to analyse the impact of climate change on coastal areas.
Glasgow Clyde College Helps Bridge the Digital Divide
Glasgow Clyde College announces new tech courses to bridge 'digital divide'.
Funding for Glasgow Laser Centre
The Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics receives £6.5 million funding boost.
Dog Phone Invented by Glasgow University
A scientist from Glasgow University has launched a phone that your pets can use to call you.
Glasgow High-Tech Speed Cameras
High-tech traffic cameras to be used on Glasgow roads to catch speeders and amber gamblers.
Glasgow Nurseries Using Green Technology
Four Glasgow nursery schools pioneering the use of green technologies to help mitigate the effects of climate change.
Glasgow Drone User Finds Missing Dog
Modern drone technology instrumental in finding a dog that had been missing for 8 days.
£600,000 Investment for Glasgow AI Firm
Gigged.AI closes an investment round of £600,000 to support its growth.
Interlink Electronics Engineering Centre Heads to Glasgow
US-based Interlink Electronics to set up a new Scottish base in Glasgow.
Global Launches New Technology Hub in Glasgow
Media group Global to open a technology hub in Glasgow and create 30 jobs across engineering, data and product.
Glasgow Electric Busses
Scotland’s largest bus operator First Bus completes Phase One of UK's largest electric bus depot in Glasgow.
Glasgow to Receive Robot Delivery Services
Co-op and Amazon to launch robot delivery services in Glasgow.
Glasgow and Edinburgh Jobs up by a Quarter
A recent survey conducted by job search engine Adzuna finds that tech jobs in Glasgow and Edinburgh make up 30% of all advertised roles.
QR Codes Coming to Glasgow Bins
Glasgow public bins to get QR codes to make it easier for people to report if they are full, damaged or have rubbish lying around.
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.