University of Strathclyde

Scottish business round-up

A round-up of business news from across Scotland featuring: The University of Strathclyde's digital whisky cask filling solution, John Lowrie Morrison's lockdown photo project, Blue Box Design's premium whisky packaging, PhysioWizard's new self-assessment neck and back pain tool, Ardbeg's Distillery of the Year award and Edge Testing Solutions' new contracts.

Published 21 July 2020

Fraser of Allander Institute: Scotland facing deepest recession in living memory

The Scottish economy is now in its deepest recession in living memory, according to the latest Economic Commentary by the Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde.

Published 24 June 2020

SPFL boosts Scottish economy by £214m

Newly-published research by the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute has revealed that the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) contributes over £200 million to the Scottish economy every year and supports 5,700 jobs.

Published 23 April 2020

Experts warn Scottish GDP could contract by 25% if lockdown lasts for three months

Scotland's GDP could contract by around 20-25% if the government-imposed coronavirus restrictions remain in place for three months, the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute has warned.

Published 8 April 2020

Fraser of Allander Institute: Coronavirus will have significant impact on economy

The University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute has said that due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, we should expect a significant impact on the economy.

Published 17 March 2020

New Boeing and Scottish Enterprise deal to boost Scottish economy

Boeing and Scottish Enterprise have signed a new strategic agreement which is expected to bring millions of pounds to the Scottish economy and create 200 new jobs over the next five years.

Published 5 March 2020

EnMovi receives £2.5m grant from Scottish Enterprise

Med-tech firm EnMovi has secured a £2.5 million research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise to advance the development of its cutting-edge orthopaedic sensors and data analytics.

Published 20 January 2020

Scotland's highest earners to benefit from Corbyn's tax promises

The highest earners in Scotland will pay less tax than their counterparts in the rest of the UK under Jeremy Corbyn's plan for government, a new analysis by the Fraser of Allander Institute has found.

Published 2 December 2019

Edinburgh-based Inrobin to develop new insurance model

Edinburgh-based Inrobin has partnered with the University of Strathclyde's Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) to develop a new insurance model offering an Industry 4.0 approach aimed at achieving better pricing for manufacturers.

Published 28 November 2019

Planning application submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

A planning application has been submitted for the development of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) situated at the centre of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) in Renfrewshire.

Published 22 November 2019

RBS and Women's Enterprise Scotland to host investment day for female entrepreneurs

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Women’s Enterprise Scotland are to host an investment day for female entrepreneurs at Gogarburn Conference Centre.

Published 25 October 2019

First Fintech National Network Symposium to be held in Glasgow

The first ever FinTech National Network Symposium, bringing together the various fintech bodies from across Britain, will take place in Glasgow on the 10th of October.

Published 4 October 2019

Business activity in Scotland declines in third quarter of this year

Business activity in the Scottish economy declined in the third quarter of this year with the ongoing economic uncertainty expected to have a continued detrimental impact.

Published 26 September 2019