1:1 Business Support Clinic in Fife 01 June 2017

Venue: Saltire House, Pentland Park, Glenrothes

Time: 09:30 to 16:30

Interface is offering free confidential 1:1 Business Support Clinics in Fife, giving you an opportunity to discuss your business ideas and challenges.

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Symposium on Application of Computed Tomography in Earth, Material & Engine

30 May 2017

Venue: University of Strathclyde, James Weir Building, 75 Montrose Street, Glasgow

Time: 13:00 to 18:00

Coming from medical sciences, the X-ray and synchrotron computed microtomography techniques (CT) are becoming recognised techniques in geosciences, engineering and material sciences, thanks to the numerous application of these high resolution, non-destructive 3D and 4D imaging techniques.

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Universities and Business: Strengthening the Partnership

31 May 2017

Venue: The Law Society, Atria One, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh

Time: 09:15 to 15:30

Scotland generates the most university- based research within the UK as a whole, demonstrating the strength of the university sector. However, the NCUB’s final Task Force report published in 2016, highlights that spending by business in this area is still significantly lower than across the rest of the UK. Scotland’s universities must continue to develop innovative ways to provide the optimum environment to transform and work in partnership with businesses, creating more jobs and contributing to economic growth. 

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ETP Energy Innovation Emporium 2017

31 May 2017

Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde,99 George Street, Glasgow

Time: 09:30 to 17:00

The recent publication by the Scottish Government of the Draft Energy Strategy, and related documents, sets a vision for the future of Scotland’s energy sector to supply secure, reliable and affordable energy. With this vision comes a set of challenges and opportunities for industry, the public sector, and academia to work together in developing the innovation required to meet the challenging climate change ambitions.

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Partnerships That Drive Innovation

31 May 2017

Venue: Senate Room, Main Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

Time: 10:00 to 16:00

Innovate UK recognise the importance of design process in driving innovation. They estimate £1 design leads to £20 extra revenue. This isn’t about styling or aesthetics. It’s a methodology that can be applied to create better products, better funding applications and more revenue.

This workshop will enable attendees to build better partnerships that are able to win Innovate UK funding.

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XpoNorth, Scotland's Leading Creative Industries Festival

07 June 2017 to 08 June 2017

Venue: Eden Court, Bishops Road, Inverness

Time: 09:00 to 11:30

XpoNorth (formerly goNORTH) is a unique event in the UK's cultural calendar and this year it will be returning to the cinemas and halls of Eden Court. Here delegates can enjoy access to our international conference programme, workshops, film showcase screenings and live television station broadcasting throughout the festival.

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Innovation Robotics

15 June 2017

Venue: EICC, The Exchange, Edinburgh

Time: 18:00 to 20:00

Innovation Robotics will take place in June ahead of UK Robotics Week.  We look forward to welcoming keynote speakers from Heriot-Watt University and the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics.

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs; Brilliant Brands

15 June 2017

Venue: Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen

Time: 18:00 to 20:45

Join us for this live streamed panel discussion direct from the British Library in London featuring some of the company’s top entrepreneurs.

Their interactive discussion will focus on the importance of a strong brand, how to develop and maintain this and the difference that this has made to their business success. The British Library panel will include:

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Entrepreneurial Academy - Business Model Development

22 June 2017

Venue: Kingsmills Hotel, Culcabock Road, Inverness

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

Business Model Development will enable you to rigorously validate your business proposition by considering your proposed market and potential customers. This workshop is interactive and designed to provide useful tools to develop your customers, and a clear understanding of the importance of early product development.

You will be introduced to market and customer validation methods such as the ‘Business Model Canvas’ in this workshop, where you will develop your proposition in to one that can easily be presented to customers.

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AIMday Energy 2017

27 June 2017

Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

Time: 09:00

Does your company want some of the UK’s leading researchers tackling your challenges related to Energy?

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Venturefest Scotland 2017

20 September 2017

Venue: Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Time: 08:00 to 16:30

Scotland’s business innovation and growth summit, Venturefest Scotland, returns to the Glasgow Science Centre on Weds 20 September 2017.

Designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation, the event connects business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and innovators and provides a platform for growing companies to find the tools, advice, funding and contacts they need to take their businesses to the next level. Registration is free and any aspiring Scottish business - in any sector - is invited to attend.  

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