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University of Glasgow

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Today it is a broad-based, research intensive institution with a global reach.

There are more than 21.000 students, 6.000 members of staff and our annual research contract income totals more than £116m, which puts us in the UK’s top 10 earners for research.


BEng and MEng degrees in Mechanical Engineering
BEng and MEng degrees in Biomedical Engineering
BEng in Mechanical Design Engineering


The University provides world leading research in micro- and nanotechnology with applications to the electronics, optics, health and polymer industry. The School of Engineering runs the state-of-the art nanofabrication clean room and injection moulding facility for prototyping and proof-of-concept projects.

Through a Knowledge Transfer Account (KTA), the University supports the commercialisation of technologies by providing funding to address barriers and help build new mutually beneficial partnerships. The KTA also funds collaborations between industry and academia to support Feasibility and Proof of Concept projects.

Contact Details

1. Dr Nikolaj Gadegaard or 2. Dr Neil Bowering
1. Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering; 2. Knowledge Transfer Account Manager
+44 (0) 330 5342
+44 (0) 330 4907
E-mail Address

University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ

Corporate Members

Technical Info from SPRA

  • Materials Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Elastomers, Additives.
  • Processes Moulding, Extrusion, Thermoforming, Ancillaries.
  • Design Product, Mould, CAE, Testing.
  • Applications Healthcare, Packaging, Electronics, Other Markets.
  • Environment Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Legislation, Energy.
  • Business Issues Network, Seminars, Competitiveness, Innovation, Regulation.