City of Glasgow wins UKP 24 million to build Future Cities Demonstrator

To stimulate the national economy, the United Kingdom government has organized initiatives to promote various industries. These initiatives are called catapults.

One of these catapults was organized by the UK’s Technology Strategy Board to focus on a “future cities technology” theme. This week, Glasgow was declared the winner of a special competition across UK cities — with a grant of £24 million of government funds to create a new Future Cities Demonstrator.

Glasgow beat out a shortlist of competitors from 30 cities, each one offering a program that would enable their cities to develop a catapult which would dramatically improve their performance as a city……

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