A new institute based at Glasgow School of Art is "a place of great surprises" that will help Scottish companies sharpen their competitive edge, Finance Secretary John Swinney said last week.
A new institute based at Glasgow School of Art is \"a place of great surprises\" that will help Scottish companies sharpen their competitive edge, Finance Secretary John Swinney said last week.
The Institute of Design Innovation aims to help companies develop spaces so they can encourage creativityPhotograph: Colin Templeton
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by Colin Donald
Speaking at the opening of the Institute of Design Innovation at GSA's temporary base at Skypark in Glasgow's Finnieston district, Swinney praised the new body as a "fantastic resource" and urged Scottish companies and public-service providers to use the new institute to "ensure the sustainability of public services - and stimulate further opportunities for economic growth in Scotland".
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