Feb 11 2013

GCU boosts Scottish economy by £444m per year

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AN analysis of the economic impact of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) found that it boosts the Scottish economy by £444 million each year.  Independent research by economic consultancy Biggar Economics also estimated the university supports 10,000 jobs and generates £7.20 for every £1 it receives through the Scottish Funding Council.   Full article on The […]

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Nov 15 2012

GCU unveils new technology developed through Shearwater KTP

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GCU’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Shearwater Marine Services has been receiving a bit of attention after we went to the ITF Technology Showcase in Aberdeen. Take a look at some of the coverage: http://www.theengineer.co.uk/sectors/electronics/news/system-enables-real-time-viewing-of-subsea-inspections/1014451.article http://www.pennenergy.com/articles/ogfj/2012/11/gcu-unveils-subsea-video-and-data-storage-system.html  

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Jun 14 2012

New edition of GCU Exchange magazine for business

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GCU’s new Summer 2012 edition of Exchange magazine is hot off the press! The magazine features upcoming events on GCU campus and the latest education, research and consultancy work with our partners – Transnet Freight Rail, the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare and FMC Technologies. The Applied Knowledge Exchange has information on business funding, […]

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Feb 06 2012

City Week forum for financial services community

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Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is on Stand 21 at City Week, the global forum for senior members of the international financial services community. GCU is internationally recognised for innovative programmes that combine academic and business excellence with practical experience and globally recognised professional accreditations including: CIPD; Institute of Risk Management, Chartered Insurance Institute, Institute of […]

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Dec 01 2011

SMEs in Scotland engaging with Universities

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84% of SMEs in Scotland are engaging with higher education institutions, according to Universities UK. View the full report – Driving Economic Growth Universities play an important role in providing support to businesses through research and training. This is demonstrated by the breadth and range of industries with links to universities and the variety of […]

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Nov 09 2011

Winter 2011 edition of Exchange magazine now out

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Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange has published the Winter edition of Exchange magazine. The magazine focuses on recent business and knowledge transfer activity at GCU. This edition contains details of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and our work with the energy sector, food and drink companies and our Business Academies with companies. For more information, […]

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Sep 09 2011

Offshore Europe panel discusses Operating Models for the Future

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Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange attended this week’s Offshore Europe conference in Aberdeen, meeting with partners including FMC Technologies and networking with the industry. During a first day session analysing the Operating Models for the Future, panelists including Oil and Gas UK Chief Executive Malcolm Webb said there were potentially large untapped ‘unconventional’ oil and […]

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Aug 26 2011

Scottish Enterprise highlights business collaboration potential

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In tough times, businesses and public sector organisations should take a more collaborative approach to working – that was the theme running through the Scottish Enterprise networking event this week in Glasgow. Keynote speaker Raymond O’Hare, Chairman of the Institute of Directors in Scotland, told delegates people can be sceptical when they hear the word […]

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Oct 12 2010

GCU launches diabetic foot disease programme in India

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Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been granted £20,000 from the Scottish Government’s South Asia Development Award to deliver a programme in the management of diabetic foot disease in India that could prevent diabetes related limb amputations. GCU’s Strategic Business Development team – the Applied Knowledge Exchange  – facilitated a bid with experts from the School […]

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Oct 11 2010

Leadership Awards 2010 winners

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Here are the winners of the Scottish Leadership Awards 2010. Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange sponsored the Female Business Leader of the Year Award. For more information about how GCU works with business on education programmes, consultancy and research, and social innovation, give the Applied Knowledge Exchange a ring on 0141 331 3189.

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