Category Archives: Innovation

Boost to Scottish small business growth

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By Gavin Wilson, Head of Business Development, Royal Bank of Scotland

I was delighted to host the second Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards at Gogarburn on the 21st February 2017.

Interface are a natural partner for the bank and form part of the bank’s free Boost programme aimed at driving small business growth by helping organisations make the right connections. Continue reading

#BeBoldForChange – I’m celebrating International Women’s Day!

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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.”

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By Heather Alexander, Marketing Manager, Interface

At Interface we are conscious and proactive in the work we do both externally in supporting women led organisations, and internally with supporting staff development. Continue reading

Looking for a perfect (academic) match?


By Siobhán Jordan, Director, Interface

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

The competition which kills you doesn’t look like you

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By Suzanne Dawson, Head of Sector Relationships, Interface

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

Connecting the Dots

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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

 

By Siobhán Jordan, Director, Interface

Siobhan JHow time flies in January – we have reached week 3 and the Christmas decorations are safely packed away in boxes in the attic and Happy New Year is no longer my opening greeting.

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

All aboard the Interface sleigh, Santa is on his way!

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By Siobhán Jordan, Director of Interface

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all was quiet, Santa and his elves boarded the Interface sleigh. Piled high with presents to bring good cheer, Christmas comes but once a year! Continue reading