The Glasgow City Region has been transformed by research and innovation in recent years and the Innovation Accelerator funding recently announced by the UK Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) into 11 ambitious local projects is set to further accelerate the Region’s booming innovation economy. Led by Innovate UK on behalf of UK Research and Innovation, the £100m Innovation Accelerator is providing a boost across 3 city regions to growing jobs, skills, and the economy. The third of the programme’s investment into the Glasgow City Region will ensure that Glasgow realises its ambition to be Scotland’s economic powerhouse and one of the most important centres of research, development, and innovation in the UK. Hear about progress made over the first 7 months and why the outputs of these projects are vital to the wider ecosystem and society.
Glasgow: A city transformed by innovation – speakers
Prof Neil McDonnell Prof Neil McDonnell
Professor of Philosophy and XR Technology, University of Glasgow
Stephen Fitzpatrick Stephen Fitzpatrick
Director – NMIS Digital Factory, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland