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Double win for Strathclyde in business partnership awards

11 March 2016

The University of Strathclyde has secured a double win in Scotland-wide awards recognising success in partnerships between academia and business.

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Scotland Can Do Scale

Scotland launches world class entrepreneurship programme

10 March 2016

A first of its kind programme is being launched today to help Scottish entrepreneurs with potential to scale-up to grow their businesses with world class training from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Business School.  

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Winners of Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards announced

22 February 2016

A Scottish cybersecurity start-up which partnered with university academics to create a world-first in online security has won the Innovation of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards today (Thursday, 25 February).

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Shortlist unveiled for first Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

04 February 2016

A celebration of businesses and academic partnerships took a step closer with the announcement of the shortlist in the inaugural Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.

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Thought-provoking conference whets appetite for innovation

28 January 2016

A taste of things to come in the food and drink sector - £50,000 innovation competition launched​

From future farming to tomorrow’s technology, food and drink businesses and academics came together to hear about the latest techniques and processes in the pipeline for the  industry at a conference on innovation today (Thursday, 28 January).

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Finalists revealed in VisitScotland digital competition

25 January 2016

The University of St Andrews, Edinburgh Napier University and The Glasgow School of Art have been named as finalists in a digital competition launched by VisitScotland, Scotland’s national tourism organisation.

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Innovation is about more than new products

20 January 2016

Is it just me or is innovation one of those words we bandy about without really giving it much thought? 

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2015 veski resident Dr Siobhan Jordan

Interface fosters tangible results

07 January 2016

Dr Siobhan Jordan, Director of Interface Scotland shares her success story on connecting businesses with Universities.

Speaking to more than 80 attendees at the recent RMIT University Business Lecture Series, Jordan shared her journey as a former engineer to starting Interface in 2005 to simplify businesses experience of working with academia.

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Mac powers on after 192 years

25 November 2015

Interface is a proud supporter of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, launched this month by VisitScotland with a celebration of the iconic Mackintosh coat, invented by Scottish chemist Charles Macintosh in 1823. Throughout 2016 we plan to celebrate the impacts that Scottish scientists, such as Macintosh, have had on the world.

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2015 veski resident Dr Siobhan Jordan

Scottish Innovation Model to Stimulate Australian Economy

18 November 2015

Dr Siobhán Jordan, the Director of Interface Scotland will visit Victoria from 23 – 30 November as the 2015 veski resident, to share how she and her team have connected Scottish universities and research institutions with industry to develop an innovation economy.

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