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Innovation and Growth

Three projects to support the growth of small and medium enterprises and enhance the life sciences sector

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Imaging Centre of Excellence

The development of the Glasgow University led Imaging Centre (ICE) of Excellence at the new Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Campus will provide ground-breaking medical research and commercialisation facilities for clinical researchers and companies developing new products and services in the life science sector. ICE has secured £16 million of City Deal funding from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Project Value: £16 million

Lead: Glasgow University


The MediCity Scotland facility based at Euro Central Business Park in North Lanarkshire will bring together academics, entrepreneurs, clinicians and business support services to boost the development of new healthcare services and medical technology. This project is expected to create 150 jobs within new med-tech companies over the next 5 years.

Project Value: £4 million

Member Authority: North Lanarkshire

The Tontine

The development of a new Centre for Business Incubation and Development in Glasgow's Merchant City will provide quality, flexible work spaces for growing small to medium sized enterprises and a highly focused account managed service from dedicated business advisers.

Project Value: £4 million

Member Authority: Glasgow