The Innovation District model is increasingly viewed around the world as an effective way of developing new ideas, technologies and business practices. Bursting with energy, passion and creativity.  

The Innovation District benefits from being home to well-established businesses, education and cultural communities alongside an existing concentration of innovation organisations and companies working to develop new technologies and designs, while showcasing creative talent. 

With a thriving innovation community plus creative and technological strengths, the Innovation District is attracting more and more businesses to locate here. 

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Who's already here? 

Glasgow City Innovation District is home to over 1,600 businesses across a number of sectors from start-ups and SMEs to Innovation Centres and research centres.

Discover the businesses already part of the District

Innovation hubs

Innovation hubs are key for the Innovation District and help foster collaboration and innovation for the companies based in the buildings but also those located across the District. By offering an ideal location for individuals and companies to embrace the Districts 'live, work, play and innovate' ethos.

Explore our Innovation Hubs

Professor Janice Kirkpatrick OBE, Director, Graven

This is the most amazing part of the city to work in. It's a proper place with a distinguished history, good architecture, cafes, bars and shops. It's Walkable, train-able and park-able.

Professor Janice Kirkpatrick OBE, Director, Graven