26 February 2015
Lack of finance is often cited by businesses as one of the main reasons new ideas do not progress beyond the boardroom.
However, more funding options for business-academic partnerships are available than ever before, opening the door to different ways of working with academia.Read More
20 February 2015
Thanks to Innovation Voucher funding Joe Lights have been able to work with Glasgow Caledonian University to develop and test a retinal sleep lamp that will reduce the need for laser treatment or surgery for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.Read More
05 February 2015
More than 40 oil and gas businesses have signed up to attend the first event to be staged by the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) and Interface, the knowledge connection for business, in Aberdeen.
The wide range of government funding and tax relief potential available to support technology innovation in the oil and gas sector will be the focus for the fully-subscribed OGIC seminar in Aberdeen in late February.Read More
28 January 2015
A new £8m microscopic imaging unit has opened at Dundee University. The "cutting-edge" centre will help drive research in physical, medical and life sciences.Read More
28 January 2015
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) urges universities and companies to look at new models for partnerships, pointing to increased business interest in research collaborations.Read More
11 December 2014
A new Scottish centre for food development and innovation has officially opened at Queen Margaret University's Edinburgh campus.Read More
03 December 2014
A new scent-infused “smart fabric” has been created that will permanently give off the smell of whisky. The pioneering cloth, developed by Heriot Watt University's School of Textiles and Design in Edinburgh and Galashiels, will spearhead a new commercial tie-up between Harris Tweed and scotch brand Johnnie Walker.Read More