The city's universities have long been a hub for driving innovation in this sector, the University of Glasgow is home to the oldest school of Engineering in the UK, delivering world-class engineering education for more than 150 years.
The University of Strathclyde is recognised as one of the UK's leading technological universities with seven of its eight Engineering departments ranked in the top 10 in the UK on research power.
Glasgow Caledonian University's research in the Built Environment performs strongly overall in the UK, with impact in this area rated as top 20 in the UK combining world-leading and internationally excellent research submissions.
The University of West of Scotland remains the top-ranked higher education institution in Scotland and within the 101-150 division of a prestigious league table outlining the world’s best young universities. The University is also home to the Institute of Thin Films, Sensors and Imaging.