The weeks may have flown by since the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards at Royal Bank of Scotland Conference Centre in Gogarburn on 21st February, but for me the buzz and excitement of the day lingers on. Continue reading
“Each one of us – with women, men and non-binary people joining forces – can be a leader within our own spheres of influence by taking bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity. Through purposeful collaboration, we can help women advance and unleash the limitless potential offered to economies the world over.”
By Dr Sophie Mullins, Business Innovation Manager, University of St Andrews
One of the most significant inventions of the early modern period was the printing press and Europe’s scholars were fundamental to the success of the new business of books. The goldsmith and engraver, Johannes Guttenberg invented printing with moveable type in Mainz in the mid-fifteenth century. His first book was printed in 1450. Continue reading
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.