Interface COVID-19 support

This page provides key information on COVID-19 for businesses, intermediary networks and academic delivery partners. The team at Interface continues to maintain and provide quick response times to our customers and academic delivery partners while prioritising the health and wellbeing of our colleagues. We have a well-established business continuity plan which will allow us to maintain support to all our customers.

We are here to help businesses during this difficult time and to highlight support mechanisms and opportunities available through this outbreak. You don’t need to go it alone – there is a way to accelerate research & development and connections are more important than ever.


We have seen many of our customers mobilising to create new ideas and products in the fight against COVID-19 and to maintain business survival.

If you have an idea and think that academic expertise could help accelerate the development of or provide expert opinion, then please contact us.



Keep up-to-date here with the latest COVID-19 advice and access to funding support for businesses in Scotland.

Here are some of the current opportunities to support efforts to tackle COVID-19 that have emerged from UK Government and other sources:

UK Government is looking for businesses who can offer support in the multiple areas and has set up an online tool where businesses can register. To find the list of areas and offer support, please click here

A new Coronavirus Status Checker will help the NHS coordinate its response and build up additional data on the COVID-19 outbreak. It is open to anyone in the UK to use on the NHS website and in its initial phase the NHS is particularly keen for anyone who thinks they may be displaying potential coronavirus symptoms, no matter how mild, to complete it. Find out more here

Job Opportunities

Skills Development Scotland have created a Job Hub for immmediate jobs in Scotland in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view it here.

A job matching service has launched for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The COVID-19 Jobs Support Portal is aimed at job seekers and businesses looking to recruit urgently to respond to high demands as a result of COVID-19 and who are based in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian, Fife or the Scottish Borders. For full details on how to register please go to 


Keep up-to-date through the NHS Inform website with the latest COVID-19 health advice to keep you and your teams safe.