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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Specialist facilities

Keeping businesses moving with Specialist Facilities

18 May 2017

Promoting and connecting businesses to these specialist facilities that are housed within universities, research institutes and colleges is fully part of Interface’s matchmaking service and we have seen some great examples of this in use.

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SICSA DemoFest

SICSA DemoFest – Translating Research into Reality

11 May 2017

As a fairly un-techy person immersed in an overwhelmingly techy environment here at the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA), I’m constantly amazed (and occasionally mind-boggled) by some of the innovative research happening within our 14 member institutions. Our researchers across Scotland are working on problems that can be applied to many aspects of our society.

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James Watt

The Gaitherin: Where innovation and research meet

04 May 2017

What comes to mind when you hear the Gaitherin? Burly men in tartan throwing trees around? Clan colours flying in a highland breeze? Or maybe just a wee blether with some pals over a swift half? What about creative innovation in Glasgow, what comes to mind then? 

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Sound bops

Innovation keeps bopping along

26 April 2017

Scotland is home to a number of internationally recognised and world-leading colleges and universities, which are home to a wealth of expertise and experience. Scotland’s higher education institutes are also particularly commercially savvy, spinning-out more companies than any other region in the UK [Spinouts UK].

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NC500

Interface on the North Coast 500 (NC500)

20 April 2017

If you have been lucky enough to take in any of the NC500 you will know it is sparsely populated, remote, has little phone signal and for most of it forget good, if any, internet service. With the popularity of the NC500 and the increased demand for high quality Highland goods and services, major challenges faced throughout the area have been amplified. For my clients these are innovation drivers, not growth inhibitors.

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Engage with Strathclyde

55 routes to engage with Strathclyde

12 April 2017

Whilst the University of Strathclyde is always open for engaging with businesses and organisations, each year in early May we actively invite our current and prospective partners to come in and find out more about how we can work together through a series of specific events. 

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SKEA 2017 panel

Creating the climate for innovation

06 April 2017

There was a time when Scotland brimmed with ingenuity. Many of the ideas and inventions that have shaped the modern world can be traced back to the hotbed of genius that was the Scottish Enlightenment. I believe Scotland still has ingenuity...

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Kayaking

Eight days a week at #STW2017

30 March 2017

Interface were very proud to be active participants in Scottish Tourism Week 2017. Designed for this crucial Scottish industry, a series of events took place across not seven, but eight days. My colleagues and I attended, exhibited and presented at a significant number of events across the country.

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Gavin Wilson

Boost to Scottish small business growth

22 March 2017

I was delighted to host the second Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards at Gogarburn on the 21st February 2017. Interface are a natural partner for the bank and form part of the bank’s free Boost programme aimed at driving small business growth by helping organisations make the right connections. 

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Looking back to look forward

16 March 2017

The weeks may have flown by since the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards at Royal Bank of Scotland Conference Centre in Gogarburn on 21st February, but for me the buzz and excitement of the day lingers on.

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