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Craft Distillers Toast as Perthshire Prepares for a Conference Boom

01 October 2015

The UK’s first national conference for craft distillers heads up a month of important trade events taking place in Perthshire, expected to significantly boost the food and drink sector locally and across Scotland.

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Equity for Punks

Standing out from the crowd!

24 September 2015

Identifying new ways to fund your business can be tough. With so many options on the table what’s best for the busy entrepreneur and how does one navigate through the sea of choices that appear on the horizon?

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Interface - Funding opportunities to increase innovation

Simpler funding for innovation boost

24 September 2015

Innovation can be a complicated business – that is why Interface has been making it easier for businesses and organisations to tap into funding for working with Scotland's world-class academic expertise.

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Scottish EDGE

Scottish EDGE - Round 7 is now open

02 September 2015

Scottish EDGE is a funding competition aimed at identifying Scotland’s top young, early stage and high growth potential entrepreneurs.

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Fresh eyes, fresh thinking - how students are shaping business success

13 August 2015

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are discovering the benefits of working with students from Scottish universities through tie-ups which bring fresh thinking to tackle workplace challenges. 

And it appears that it's a win-win situation as almost 60% of the students go onto employment or secure additional work with those companies.

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Simpler funding forms for innovation boost

30 July 2015

Interface has been making it easier for thousands of businesses and organisations to tap into funding for innovation.

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Scottish salmon farms

The Interface Food & Drink Competition - A Winning Tail

29 July 2015

Two Scottish companies from the food and drink sector share £80,000 as winners of Interface Food & Drink’s Innovation Competition researching consumer tastes and making profits from waste.

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The UK's first IP League Table - Enter Now

27 July 2015

BQ Magazine in association with Metis Partners and Jumpstart are launching the UK’s first Intellectual Property (“IP”) League Table - enter now and have your IP recognised!

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Scottish craft distillers call for new tax break

21 July 2015

The Scottish Craft Distillers Association (SCDA) has called for the introduction of a duty rebate to support the craft spirits industry.

The body, which represents nearly 20 members, said a tax break akin to the Small Breweries’ Relief Scheme for craft brewers would play a key role in helping the sector develop.

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Failure to appreciate food is harming the planet

21 July 2015

OUR FAILURE to take time to appreciate our food is driving the consumption of products that harm the planet, says Helen Pratt, Project Manager at Interface Food & Drink.  Fresh fruit and vegetables are readily available, but we often choose products that are heavily processed and pre-packed.

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