University of Dundee

CLS Impact and Outreach

Scottish Secretary meets Tay Cities Deal bid representatives

The Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP, heard details of the bids being made as part of the Tay Cities Deal to bolster Dundee’s considerable strengths in biomedical sciences, forensic science and cybersecurity, in a visit to the city today.

Representatives of the three bids, including one involving the School, met with the Secretary of State at the Discovery Centre in the School. The bids are set to transform the innovation capacity of the Tay Cities Region delivering jobs and long-term growth.

 The bids are:

Launch of new University spin-out company Platinum Informatics Ltd

Platinum Informatics is a new spin-out company providing state of the art software solutions for the management, visualisation and analysis of large and complex data sets in a wide range of laboratory and industrial environments. The company is commercialising software developed for more than 10 years within the University of Dundee by Professor Angus Lamond’s team in the School of Life Sciences.

Intellectual Property Drop-in Sessions for Life Sciences

Add Impact To Your Research


Have an idea but unsure of how to protect it? Learn about patents, copyright, trademarks and new invention disclosures at our IP drop-in session on the morning of Thursday 19th April at The Street.