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.Read More
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.Read More
15 July 2015
The Scottish Institute for Remanufacture (SIR) is a pan-Scotland hub designed to stimulate innovation and collaboration in remanufacturing. SIR will co-fund collaborative projects between universities and businesses to increase the amount of remanufacturing conducted, or to improve current remanufacturing operations.Read More
08 July 2015
The team at Interface welcomes Dame Ann Dowling’s review of business-university research collaboration and her subsequent discussion at the Science and Technology Committee on Tuesday 7th July 2015.Read More
24 June 2015
The eight embryonic Innovation Centres (ICs) which fledged in 2013-14, are now well on their way to maturity, having appointed chief executives and teams to deliver their ambitions.
Results are already emerging, but like any new start, the real impact will be seen further down the road.Read More
10 June 2015
10 June 2015
Scotland is renowned for its rich and diverse larder – and 2015 is shining a spotlight on the industry with the Year of Food and Drink. Innovation is crucial to the future success of the food and drink industry, not only to improve all aspects of the supply chain, but also to remain as competitive as possible on a global level.Read More
08 June 2015
The DHI is pleased to launch the fifth ‘Call for Innovation Proposals’.
This call seeks innovative projects and technologies to support the redesign of Outpatient Services, focusing on improving the patient experience through enhanced logistics, communication and joint care planning.Read More
28 May 2015
New legal templates to streamline the process of businesses working with universities are to be rolled out across Scotland.
Scotland’s 19 universities have agreed to use the new legal documents, which have been developed by Universities Scotland and Interface, for projects funded through the Scottish Funding Council’s Innovation Vouchers Scheme.Read More