Strathclyde makes £15 million investment in Biomedical Engineering

The University of Strathclyde will receive a £750,000 grant towards the £15 million refurbishment of its Wolfson Building. The building is home to the University's UK-leading Department of Biomedical Engineering.

What changes will you see?

  • Ten state-of-the art laboratories, housed within new buildings and refurbished existing buildings
  • Three new undergraduate teaching laboratories
  • Three clinical teaching laboratories, including new consultation and changing facilities
  • More office accommodation for staff and students
  • New social and engagement spaces for students

The University of Strathclyde’s Biomedical Engineering department performs exceptionally well in the fields of medical devices, rehabilitation engineering and cell and tissue engineering.

The department was ranked number one for Medical Technology in the Complete University Guide 2018. Its research was ranked in the UK top five by the Research Excellence Framework 2014, with 90% assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

This project is just one part of a wider £650 million investment in Strathclyde’s campus.

What else is included in the £650 million investment?

  • £31 million sport, health and wellbeing centre
  • £60 million teaching and learning hub
  • £23.2 million refurbishment of the award-winning Strathclyde Business School
  • £20 million combined heat and power system to cut the University’s carbon emissions by half
  • £12 million refurbishment of the John Anderson Building, home to the University’s UK-leading Department of Physics

Read the full article on the University of Strathclyde website.