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Minister learns how pupils benefit from business-academic partnership

02 May 2017

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, discovered first-hand how a partnership between a publisher of school study guides and a Scottish university has benefited more than 60,000 students and teachers.

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Interface Multiparty Competition - collaborative partners wanted

21 April 2017

The Interface Multiparty Competition is aimed at multiparty groups of businesses, within creative industries, food & drink and tourism sectors, working in collaboration with an academic partner from a Scottish university, college or research institution.

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Golden opportunity for tourist trade

28 March 2017

An ageing population at home and overseas presents a golden opportunity for Scotland’s tourism businesses.

With higher levels of average spend, a tendency for repeat visits and loyalty to a country, destination or business, older visitors from the UK and the rest of Europe are a growing market.

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Scottish Food & Drink Industry unveils new vision to double size of industry to £30 billion by 2030

23 March 2017

A new, ambitious strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink industry was unveiled today by industry body, Scotland Food & Drink. 

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The success of the Interface model spreads to Denmark

13 March 2017

Interface has been selected by a Danish economic development organisation to feature as a case study in a report on international best practice in knowledge exchange. 

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Celebrating International Women's Day #BeBoldForChange

08 March 2017

International Women's Day has laudable aims – a better working world and a more gender inclusive world.

The Interface team celebrated March 8 by holding inspirational signs pledging their support for women under this year's theme - #BeBoldForChange - and posting them on our social networks to spread the message. Simple, but effective.

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VisitScotland launches Scotland virtual reality experience

28 February 2017

A competition by Scotland’s national tourism organisation VisitScotland celebrating the expertise, skills and knowledge of Scotland’s academic institutions, and developed in collaboration with Interface, has produced a groundbreaking virtual reality app launched today.

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Winners of the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards announced

20 February 2017

A Fife fruit and vegetable wholesaler who had a “eureka moment” in the middle of the night has picked up the coveted Innovation of the Year award at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2017.

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What’s Dinner?

13 February 2017

Family dinners sitting round the dining room table may be a thing of the past, while younger consumers have switched to eating “mini meals”, according to an international speaker on global food and drink industry issues. 

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History in the Making

26 January 2017

Not many people are able to say that they can give others a ‘sense of who they are’, but this is exactly what tour guide and genealogist Ian Walker does for a living.

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