Glasgow’s transformation from industrial powerhouse to leading digital technology cluster is highlighted by the development of the Fairfield Offices in Govan – now home to Rookie Oven, and one of several locations in the city providing a home to a new breed of digital tech startups.

There are a number of thriving developments that illustrate Glasgow’s vibrancy; STV and BBC in Pacific Quay, Axis and Clyde Space in City Park, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley in the International Financial Services District, ISO Design and Adimo in the Merchant City.

Local networks, as well as a strong Github online developer community, have also created a talent pipeline for companies, with 77% of Glasgow companies citing that they rely on self-taught programmers as a talent source.

The city’s universities, including the University of Strathclyde, University of Glasgow, and Glasgow School of Art, are central to providing a strong supply of talent, while the University of Strathclyde particularly excels in supporting homegrown startups, ranking 7th in the UK for company spin-outs.

 

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