Driving prosperity: our impacts in business and innovation
University of Glasgow research expertise has fed innovation worldwide through the development of new technologies, new processes and products. Our insights have shaped industrial R&D, transformed business practices and delivered savings and efficiencies in the public and private sector. Below are just a few of our success stories.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:03:00 BST
Glasgow research led two of the world's top poultry breeding companies to adopt an innovative acoustic tool that assesses eggshell quality, reducing the signifant losses from breakage, estimated at 8-10% of global egg production.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:10:00 BST
World-leading software research and developed in our Scottish Power Electronics and Electric Drives (SPEED) Laboratory over a period of 25 years has helped in the design of thousands of new motors, enabling the manufacture of millions of machines across a range of industrial sectors.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:11:00 BST
The development of unique computer simulation tools has profoundly influenced the design and manufacture of silicon chips fuelling the $300 billion per year semiconductor industry. A pioneer of statistical variability research, Professor Asen Asenov in the School of Engineering has developed industry's understanding and awareness of statistical variability in the nanoscale transistors which make up all silicon chips, and has delivered the tools to address this.