Strathclyde’s Technology & Innovation centre nears completion
February 26 2015
Together with the adjacent Inovo building it forms the first phase of Glasgow’s International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone with architects BDP designing the nine storey centre to BREEAM Excellent standard.
Commenting on the end use of the centre Professor Sir Jim McDonald, principal of the University of Strathclyde said: “It’s going to impact across a whole range of domains, we will be transforming global manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry, we’re going to be de-carbonising the power and energy system to make our energy sources sustainable and we’re going to be developing a new family of lasers and photonics technologies.
“We’re going to be doing fundamental physics work in the basement of that building. We’re also going to be bringing people together from around the world through our conferencing base.
“It gives us the actual physical space in which we can engage a whole raft of supply chain partners.”
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