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Interface of the future - tomorrow’s world

25 November 2020

Laura Goodfellow, is Head of Business Engagement at Interface, leading the regional team which builds relationships with businesses, and matchmakes them with universities and colleges across Scotland. In this blog she reflects on the many reasons why Interface can make a real difference to so many.

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Women in Tourism: inspiration and possibilities

06 December 2018

Established by a group of women tourism leaders from the Destination Leaders Programme in 2015 to inspire and support women within the Scottish tourism sector, Women in Tourism (WIT) hosted its first ever conference at the Technology & Innovation Centre at Strathclyde University in Glasgow on Monday 19 November.

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Beer tap

Adding some +s (pluses) to improve service innovation…

13 November 2018

Summer is the time of year for keen cyclists to dabble in a spot of bikepacking or ‘credit card’ velotourism.  

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Recycled Renewables

23 October 2018

The Advanced Materials Research Laboratory (AMRL) is engaged with Renewable Parts Ltd. (RPL) in a project funded by the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture to refurbish components for wind turbines.

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Trumpet

Time to blow your own trumpet!

16 October 2018

With just a few weeks to go until the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2019 applications deadline, I wanted to share some top tips for applying:

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The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018

The technology bringing the past into the future

02 October 2018

The University of Glasgow is leading a project to optimise immersive technology in Scotland’s heritage tourism sector.

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Dementia friendly tourism

Dementia friendly tourism

20 September 2018

Interface and Life Changes Trust held an event at the beginning of September on Dementia Friendly Tourism to explore this developing market for tourism businesses and showcase the insight, expertise and services Scottish universities can provide to address the opportunities identified.  

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Wooden robot

Why I changed my mind about A.I.

10 September 2018

The words “Artificial Intelligence” provoke a variety of responses in people, from suspicion to excitement. But one thing is certain, it is here to stay and will form a growing part of all our lives. 

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Innovation

Everyday innovation, innovation every day

28 August 2018

With the recent news of an additional £11.6m for research and innovation announced by the Scottish Funding Council, opportunities for business to partner with our academic institutes are set to thrive.

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Green Innovation in Glasgow & the Clyde Valley

21 August 2018

Ruth Oliver is Interface’s Business Engagement Executive for Glasgow and Clyde Valley helping businesses by understanding their challenges, translating them into projects and identifying the right academic expertise. 

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Gary Hogan

Elevator lifts business in Dundee

10 August 2018

University of Dundee have entered into a unique partnership with Elevator for the joint creation of Dundee City’s first Centre of Entrepreneurship to support entrepreneurs with everything they need on their business journey.

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