Sandra White MSP has today welcomed a £6.7million cash injection which will complete the funding for a major centre for research and innovation in Glasgow.
The SNP MSP for Glasgow Kevin said the European Funding for the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC) at Strathclyde University will bring jobs to Glasgow and develop a world leading centre for the development of renewable energy technology.
Ms White, whose constituency includes Strathclyde University, said: "This is good news for Glasgow and good news for Scotland. It will deliver jobs to this city and help cement Scotland's reputation as a world leader in clean energy production.
"This project will be a real boost for our economy, securing massive research investment and creating hundreds of new jobs right here in Glasgow.
"Once again we see the important role our universities play in pushing Scotland forward. This announcement shows Glasgow is playing a key role in Scotland's renewables revolution.
"Scotland leads the world in renewable energy, with our green energy potential and vast natural resources, and we have a responsibility to make sure our nation seizes this opportunity to create tens of thousands of new jobs and secure billions of pounds of investment in our economy."