University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland is one of the country’s largest modern universities, and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond. The university provides relevant, high quality, inclusive higher education and innovative and useful research. We aim to make the communities we serve more successful, and to create opportunities for all to participate. UWS has a distinctive and important regional role, with four campuses across the west and south-west of Scotland: Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. UWS is an international university with over 1400 international students drawn from more than 70 countries across the globe, and we work with over 100 international partners.
High Street
PA1 2BE
Paisley | GB
www.uws.ac.uk
Richard Buxbaum

Themes

Innovation, Social

Programmes

Securing Europes global competitiveness, strengthening its position in science and its industrial leadership in innovation by providing major investment in key technologies, greater access to capital and support for SMEs. The programme aims at tackling societal challenges by helping to bridge the gap between research and the market. Horizon 2020 is designed to be a different kind of EU research programme - funding the entire value creation chain from fundamental research through to market innovation, and with drastically less red tape.