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A Big Help for Small Businesses

10 October 2014

You’re probably aware of R&D tax relief, but here’s a very quick recap. Introduced by the UK Government in 2000, the R&D tax relief scheme is designed to encourage innovation and global competitiveness by allowing companies to reclaim money invested in qualifying research and development.

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Interface – getting it right for business

24 September 2014

Our core mantra is “get it right for business” and so we are excited about the new developments that are emerging in Scotland; developments that will improve and simplify the experience of businesses who work with Scotland’s universities to develop and exploit innovative ideas.

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Interface: Seamless integration of business support

24 September 2014

For SMEs, navigating the way around all the organisations and agencies that can offer help and advice – and knowing exactly who does what – can be a somewhat daunting experience. 

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Sansooz Looks to Light Up Fashion - Enterprise North East Trust, August 25th

22 September 2014

To help drive your business forward, Business Gateway Aberdeen City and Shire works with a number of partner organisations to help businesses reach their full potential for success. One such organisation- Interface, helps to bring businesses together with local academic centers to research a product or service – a service which today’s business spotlight client Sansooz utilised in the development of her business.

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Innovation: a key driver for Scotland, the Land of Food and Drink.

13 August 2014

Innovation is critical to underpin continued success through the growth of individual businesses and the overall industry. Accordingly, the acceleration of market focussed innovation is one of the big six actions within the food and drink industry strategy.  The food and drink industry’s shared ambition is to nurture a culture of innovation which should be inspired by great leadership and proven successes.

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Interface Excellence Awards - recognising achievements of business and academia!

04 August 2014

As the largest and fastest growing R&D tax relief specialist in the UK, providing consultancy services to companies from £1m to £2bn across the full range of commerce and industry, Jumpstart knows a thing or two about innovation and collaboration.

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Celebrating the collaborative Cream of the Crop at the Third Annual Interface Excellence Awards

01 August 2014

On Thursday 20th November 2014, the very best of Scottish Innovation will once again be celebrated as the Interface Excellence Awards return for the third year.

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East Kilbride Company Expands into New Premises Following Substantial Growth

31 July 2014

After baking thousands of dog biscuits in her family home, a Scottish businesswoman is planning to expand her company and open her own manufacturing unit in East Kilbride.

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Why Winning is Important!.....Professor Alan Gilloran, Deputy Principal, QMU

31 July 2014

Receiving the Interface Excellence Awards in 2012  for “ Innovation of the Year’ and  “Sustained Partnership”, in recognition of our work with Advanced Microwave Technologies (AMT),  was significant for Queen Margaret University.

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SCDA Launch

New Body Launched to Represent all Craft Distillers in Scotland

16 July 2014

A new initiative has been launched to support the rapidly increasing number of craft distillers across Scotland.

Bringing together new or emerging Scottish distilleries and Scottish academics, the Scottish Craft Distillers Association (SCDA) is hoping to emulate the success that the craft distilling industry has had over the past few years around the world, and promote the new products and processes that are being developed by its members.

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