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Open the door to a new series where ambitious and forward-thinking people are taking on societal and global challenges and driving inclusive economic growth.
If you’ve ever wondered about Scotland’s rich tradition of scientific excellence and industrial collaboration; how organisations are investing, what teams are building, and how entrepreneurship and innovation in Glasgow are making a difference around the world, then Door to the District is the right show for you.
Taking you behind the scenes at Glasgow City Innovation District, you’ll discover bold enterprise and cutting-edge research across an array of industries, from space and advanced communications to FinTech, HealthTech and Quantum.
Every episode we meet industry leaders and academics who are working in the District towards an adaptable, accessible and sustainable future.
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Door to the District Glasgow City Innovation District

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Open the door to a new series where ambitious and forward-thinking people are taking on societal and global challenges and driving inclusive economic growth.
If you’ve ever wondered about Scotland’s rich tradition of scientific excellence and industrial collaboration; how organisations are investing, what teams are building, and how entrepreneurship and innovation in Glasgow are making a difference around the world, then Door to the District is the right show for you.
Taking you behind the scenes at Glasgow City Innovation District, you’ll discover bold enterprise and cutting-edge research across an array of industries, from space and advanced communications to FinTech, HealthTech and Quantum.
Every episode we meet industry leaders and academics who are working in the District towards an adaptable, accessible and sustainable future.
Subscribe and listen to learn more.

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    Door to the District: Creative sector

    Door to the District: Creative sector

    Welcome to the last episode in this season of Door to the District. 
    Today we are speaking to industry experts to find out more about Glasgow’s creative sector and how building branding, recognition and effective communication is vital to successful businesses.  Hear from our guests Professor Janice Kirkpatrick OBE, Creative Director, Graven, Lesley Thomson, Managing Director, Spreng Thomson and Fiona Doring, Chief Executive Officer, Impact Arts.


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    • 35 min
    Door to the District: Tech Ecosystem

    Door to the District: Tech Ecosystem

    Welcome to the latest episode of Door to the District. Today we are speaking to industry experts to discover more about the Glasgow's Tech Ecosystem and how community, mentorship and the best talent keep the Innovation District and Glasgow thriving. Hear from our guests Mark Logan, Senior Enterprise Fellow, the University of Strathclyde and Chief Entrepreneurial Advisor, Scottish Government, Steven Drost, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder, Codebase and Rich Wilson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Gigged.AI.
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    • 29 min
    Door to the District: Space

    Door to the District: Space

    Welcome to the latest episode of Door to the District. Today we are speaking to industry experts to discover more about the space sector in Glasgow and how it is being used as a launchpad to international collaboration and innovation. 
    Hear from our guests Craig Clark, Professor of Practise, University of Strathclyde, Pamela Smith, VP Future Projects, AAC Clyde Space and Robin Sampson, Founder, Trade in Space.  


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    • 29 min
    Door to the District: Climate Neutral Innovation District

    Door to the District: Climate Neutral Innovation District

    Welcome to the latest episode of Door to the District.
    Today we are speaking to industry experts to discover more about plans for a climate neutral innovation district in Glasgow and how they are putting collaboration at the heart of this project to work towards net zero targets in the city and beyond. 
    Hear from our guests Dr Roddy Yarr, Executive Lead Sustainability, University of Strathclyde, Paul Steen, Director for Scotland and North of England, Vattenfall Heat UK and Gavin Slater, Head Of Sustainability, Glasgow City Council.


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    • 33 min
    Door to the District: 5G & Advanced Communications

    Door to the District: 5G & Advanced Communications

    Welcome to this week’s episode of Door to the District. 
    Today we are speaking to industry experts to discover more about the District’s 5G and advanced communications cluster.
    Hear from our guests Professor Bob Stewart, Professor of Signal Processing and Communications, University of Strathclyde, Professor Harald Haas, Director of the LiFI Research and Development Centre, University of Strathclyde and Dr Mike Short, previous Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for International Trade and Strategic Adviser, The Scotland 5G Centre.

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    • 36 min
    Door to the District: Quantum

    Door to the District: Quantum

    Welcome to this week’s episode of Door to the District. 
    Today we are speaking to industry experts to discover more about the District’s quantum cluster. 
    Quantum holds the key to some amazing innovations. Find out the huge potential of quantum in our everyday lives. Hear from our guests Professor Erling Riis, Professor of Physics, University of Strathclyde, Simon Andrews, Executive Director, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd and Una Marvet, Head of Design Centre, Alter Technology TUV Nord UK Ltd.

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    • 29 min

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