Business boost buoys Santa's success

22 November 2019

Interface’s Lorna Watson has been supporting self-published author and innovator Alexander McCabe in the development of his book The Christmas Present. We asked him a few questions about the impact academic input had had on his successful literary endeavours and why calling Interface could lead to exciting places for any business.

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The National Wallace Monument

Sparking growth through innovation

09 May 2019

Lynn Dickson is Interface’s Business Engagement Executive for Forth Valley and North Clyde. Here she explains how business-academic partnerships are a win-win situation and how supporting collaborations can help move projects forward.

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Food Tourism workshop

Working up an Appetite for Food Tourism Collaborations

25 April 2019

Interface was delighted to partner with Scotland Food and Drink, Connect Local and the Scottish Tourism Alliance to host a pilot food tourism workshop in Edinburgh on Wednesday 24th April at the CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP office in Castle Terrace.

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Scottish Tourism Month 2019: Ten Take-Aways

15 April 2019

Scottish Tourism Month 2019 focused on future-proofing the industry, offering diverse perspectives on global, regional and local levels. #STM2019 events focused our thoughts on how to tackle the industry’s key challenges, sharing best practice, learning from others and finding ways to challenge our thinking. To recap, here are my 10 #STM2019 take-aways. 

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LGBT+ scholarship

The importance of paying it forward

09 April 2019

The role of mentors in the lives of entrepreneurs and business owners often goes unacknowledged, and these champions are especially important to people from minorities, in my case as a budding social entrepreneur from the LGBT+ community.

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Design LED

Help for company’s designs on Europe

29 March 2019

Stuart Bain, CEO of Design LED, and a member of the Interface Strategic Board, has tapped into academic expertise over a number of years to help his business develop.

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An events-full time for business-academic partnerships

21 March 2019

Join Interface this spring as we hit the road with some of the wonderful business-academic partnerships, we’ve been lucky enough to work with:

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Preparing for audiences of the future

20 March 2019

Ongoing developments in immersive technologies, such as virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence offer new and creative opportunities for the travel and tourism sector, lending themselves well to the experiential nature of visitor attractions and tours.

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Dr Siobhan Jordan

The skill of balancing

08 March 2019

The first International Women's Day was celebrated on 19 March 1911 and is now marked every year on 8 March. This year's campaign theme of #BalanceforBetter is a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. 

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Work-based learning vital for a human future

05 March 2019

Scotland’s workers, current and future, are being told to worry less about academic achievement and technical knowledge and focus more on “ metaskills ” such as creativity and critical thinking, if they want to be successful in years to come.

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Moock Environmental Solutions Ltd

From landfill to landscapes

20 February 2019

Moock Environmental Solutions Ltd won the Social and Environmental Impact award at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards in 2018. We caught up with them just before the 2019 winners are revealed, on 21 February.

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