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UKSPA Directory 2017 Scotland | Full Member 263 The Helix Forum Building is open is to the public just one of and the is state- a space to meet, eat, of-the-art facilities collaborate and network available at the Park • Three conference rooms • Optical fibre broadband connection to each building • Facsimile and photocopying • Sports complex/gym • Nursery • CCTV • Security patrols • Free parking • On-site property manager and facilities manager. Universit y Support and Facilities Collaborative ventures with the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde are encouraged, and both institutions can assist tenant companies with any problems they may have of a technical or a business nature. Strathclyde University is one of Britain’s main centres of teaching and research in science and engineering. Its long-established engineering departments – mechanical, civil, marine, chemical, and electrical – are vigorous and innovative, and it has an outstanding record of achievement in the newer technologies, including electronics, computer science, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and offshore technology. The University’s technology strength is complemented by the resources of Strathclyde Business School, one of the largest schools of business and administration in Europe, and a major centre of expertise in finance, economics, industrial relations, law and marketing. Glasgow University is the fifth oldest University in Britain and, as such, it has helped to set the standards in teaching and scholarship for which British Universities are famous. The University has over 120 departments but has particular strength in the following areas: • Biotechnology • Human and animal vaccine development • Lasers in medicine and surgery • Marine and ocean engineering technology • Basic and applied immunology • Microwave thermography in diagnostics • Integral optics, fibre optics and laser communications. In addition to this technical excellence, the University can also boast of fine business management knowledge and skills. Tenant companies on the Science Park are encouraged to utilise the strengths of the Universities, either through consultation or collaboration. Tenants have access to many of the facilities of the Universities, including libraries and computing services. Advice and “The Park is located in a Development Assistance Area, which means that a wide range Scottish Enterprise’s Business Growth of government financial incentives are Team offers a wide available to companies locating here” range of advisory services to companies within the Science Park. The Science Park is located within a Development Area which means that Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s a wide range of government financial incentives are available to companies locating on the Park. West of Scotland Science has more than 46 companies located across two A81 Dual Carriageway campuses. There are a number of Maryhill Train station development plots available on Todd campus for sale, so please contact Colliers International for N e a r by further details. ■ Glasgow Edinburgh Stirling Str a te g i c n e tw o r k Glasgow University Strathclyde University