Venue/Travel


Technology and Innovation Centre Building (TIC)

University of Strathclyde
Inovo Building
121 George Street
Glasgow
G1 1RD
Telephone: 0141 548 2413
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The Conference will be held in the Technology and Innovation Centre building (TIC) which is a new development as part of Strathclyde University. The TIC centre is a brand new state of the art conference facility located in Glasgow City Centre. It is just a short walk from Glasgow’s popular George Square as well as the many shops, bars and restaurants.

The TIC Centre was opened in March 2015 and is an excellent compact site with impressive facilities including a tiered auditorium and several meeting rooms of varying sizes. This flagship building will bring together multi-disciplinary researchers, and will embrace industry with a range of state-of-the-art facilities for industry-led research.

Glasgow is renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people; it is the largest City in Scotland and boasts a wide variety of museums, galleries, theatres, shops and restaurants.  Glasgow is a vibrant and energetic city and enjoys a year round buzz filled with arts, theatre and culture. Glasgow was chosen as the venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games which kicked off in July 2014 with a spectacular opening ceremony.

Beyond the city, you will find ample countryside, great family days out and a wealth of fascinating history as you follow the path of the River Clyde.

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How to get there:

Air Connections
Glasgow International Airport is the closest airport to The University of Strathclyde and is situated only 10 miles away. A taxi from Glasgow International Airport to the University of Strathclyde will take 20 minutes and cost around £20.00. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is also located in close proximity, situated 34 miles away and is served by a large number of budget airlines.

Driving
From England and the south
Via the M6 and M74 motorways. Leave the M74 Jct 4 to join the M73 Jct 1. Leave the M73 Jct 2 to join the M8 Jct 8 westbound. Exit the M8 Jct 15 for the University.
From Stirling and the north
Via the M9, M80 and M8 motorways. Traffic from Fife should follow signs for the Kincardine Bridge and then join the M876. Leave the M8 Jct 15 for the University.
From Edinburgh and the east
Via the M8 motorway. East Lothian and Northumberland traffic on the A1 should take the A720
Edinburgh City By-pass to join the M8. Tyneside traffic should take the A69 Carlisle Road and join the M6 at Jct 44, the intersection with the M74 northbound, then M73 and M8. Leave the M8 Jct 15 for the University.

Buses
The University of Strathclyde is only 10 minutes from Glasgow Central Bus Station.

Rail Connections
The University of Strathclyde is only a 7 minute taxi journey from Queen Street Station. A taxi from Glasgow Queen Street Station to The University of Strathclyde will cost around £6.00.
Alternatively you can take a train from Glasgow Central Station which is around a 10 minute taxi journey.

For further information please call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the website for timetable and price details.