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Glasgow Business . 47 NEW MEMBERS

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NEW MEMBER Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd


Very warm welcome to our new members T

he UK arm of Europe’s largest applied research organisation, Fraunhofer Gesellschaſt, is based in

the University of Strathclyde. Te University hosts the

Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics, which is a hub for industry-driven laser research and technology for a variety of sectors including healthcare, security, energy and transport. Te world-class Technology and

Innovation Centre is also hosting Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd, which will be the umbrella organisation for any other additional UK-based research centres in the future. Te move links Glasgow to a growing number of Fraunhofer

centres around the world. Fraunhofer has more than 20,000 employees in more than 80 research units in Germany alone, and is establishing centres throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Te centre, which started R&D

activities in January 2013, in its first two years of trading won research work including 14 Innovate UK and four EU projects, totalling over £12.4m for all partners, and £3.5m of that total supporting Fraunhofer CAP R&D activities. Te core competencies at

Fraunhofer CAP extend from applied research through to design, testing and characterisation of systems and modules as well as building pre-production prototypes.


ocated in the heart of Glasgow, near Glasgow Central Station, Queen Street Station and the

retail area of Buchanan Street, PREMIER SUITES PLUS Glasgow is a luxury hotel alternative with sophisticated serviced apartments. All the serviced apartments

are spacious, modern and offer a separate bedroom and living area with fully equipped kitchen. Each suite includes a 47-inch flat-screen TV, secure safe, Nespresso machine, washing machine, dishwasher and complimentary Wi-Fi. Te penthouse apartments offer roof top balconies and air conditioning.


offers an alternative to hotel accommodation when travelling to Glasgow on business, located within easy walking distance of Glasgow’s main business districts and a stone’s throw away from the newly developed International Financial Services District at Atlantic Quay. Te location in the Merchant

City area of Glasgow means that all of Glasgow’s most popular visitor atractions are within a 20 minute walk from the apartments which also offer easy access to Glasgow’s key venues including the SSE Hydro, Scotish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

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