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Helen Pratt: Growth of collaborative projects a lasting legacy

It's a tribute to all involved to see so many innovative projects and ways of working, writes Helen Pratt.

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Golden opportunity for tourist trade

28 March 2017

An ageing population at home and overseas presents a golden opportunity for Scotland’s tourism businesses.

With higher levels of average spend, a tendency for repeat visits and loyalty to a country, destination or business, older visitors from the UK and the rest of Europe are a growing market.

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Scottish Food & Drink Industry unveils new vision to double size of industry to £30 billion by 2030

23 March 2017

A new, ambitious strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink industry was unveiled today by industry body, Scotland Food & Drink. 

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The success of the Interface model spreads to Denmark

13 March 2017

Interface has been selected by a Danish economic development organisation to feature as a case study in a report on international best practice in knowledge exchange. 

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Celebrating International Women's Day #BeBoldForChange

08 March 2017

International Women's Day has laudable aims – a better working world and a more gender inclusive world.

The Interface team celebrated March 8 by holding inspirational signs pledging their support for women under this year's theme - #BeBoldForChange - and posting them on our social networks to spread the message. Simple, but effective.

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VisitScotland launches Scotland virtual reality experience

28 February 2017

A competition by Scotland’s national tourism organisation VisitScotland celebrating the expertise, skills and knowledge of Scotland’s academic institutions, and developed in collaboration with Interface, has produced a groundbreaking virtual reality app launched today.

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Winners of the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards announced

20 February 2017

A Fife fruit and vegetable wholesaler who had a “eureka moment” in the middle of the night has picked up the coveted Innovation of the Year award at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2017.

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What’s Dinner?

13 February 2017

Family dinners sitting round the dining room table may be a thing of the past, while younger consumers have switched to eating “mini meals”, according to an international speaker on global food and drink industry issues. 

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History in the Making

26 January 2017

Not many people are able to say that they can give others a ‘sense of who they are’, but this is exactly what tour guide and genealogist Ian Walker does for a living.

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Finalists announced for the 2017 Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

25 January 2017

Fourteen finalists for the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2017 have been announced

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£29 million to build fairer Scotland

16 January 2017

First Minister opens new funding for communities and third sector.

The Growing the Social Economy Programme will enable third sector organisations to try new ideas and approaches by collaborating with research organisations or supporting people to improve their skills.

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