The origins of St Valentine may be shrouded in historical fog but there is nothing foggy about the commercial impacts with about a billion Valentine’s Day cards and 50 million roses dispatched every year. It was during the middle of the 18th century that Valentine’s started to take off in the UK, with lovers sending sweets and cards adorned with flowers, ribbons and images of cupids and birds. Continue reading
As part of our “meet the team” series, this week we feature Gillian Hambley, Interface’s Business Engagement Executive for Aberdeenshire.
When did you start at Interface and where did you work before?
I am a Lay Member – that is one of the non-solicitor members – on the Council of the Law Society of Scotland. The Law Society is a membership body which represents the legal profession across Scotland. Membership is made up of all kinds of lawyers including the big corporates, in-house and high street firms. Continue reading
Dr Kate Adamson is a trainee patent attorney at Marks & Clerk. She has been training with Marks & Clerk since 2012 and previously worked as a physicist and engineer in the defence and telecoms industries.
In this blog post, she gives some of her thoughts on intellectual property (IP) in collaborations. Continue reading
Just like time, innovation does not stand still. Indeed – to stand still and not strive to improve products, processes or services is to fall behind. Continue reading
Partnering with academics at Queen Margaret University helped him make an important strategic decision about the future direction of his company.
This year, to celebrate the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, Ian features in one of VisitScotland’s 90 second mini-documentaries.
The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports university-business collaboration across the UK.
Following publication of the 2016 Collaboration Progress Monitor, we invited Inga Sileryte, Research Officer at the NCUB, to look at how Scottish universities are faring with business engagement across the UK. Continue reading
By Fiona Hutchison, Sector Engagement Executive – Tourism, Interface
Fiona Hutchison joined Interface in September as Sector Engagement Executive for Tourism to encourage multi-party groups to collaborate with academic expertise. Here, we found out a bit more about Fiona and what she has been doing so far. Continue reading