The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards exhibition

Supporting Scottish innovations to thrive

23 May 2019

Scottish innovations have changed and continue to change the way we live and work.

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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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Heather Alexander

#BeBoldForChange - I’m celebrating International Women’s Day!

08 March 2017

“Each one of us - with women, men and non-binary people joining forces - can be a leader within our own spheres of influence by taking bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity. Through purposeful collaboration, we can help women advance and unleash the limitless potential offered to economies the world over.” 

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From apps to wool – Lorna has it covered

02 March 2017

As part of our “meet the team” series, this week we feature Lorna Watson, Interface Business Engagement Executive for Tayside.

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Birthplace of Silicon Valley

A great idea, a university and a new industry

22 February 2017

One of the most significant inventions of the early modern period was the printing press and Europe’s scholars were fundamental to the success of the new business of books. The goldsmith and engraver, Johannes Guttenberg invented printing with moveable type in Mainz in the mid-fifteenth century. His first book was printed in 1450.

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Tulips

Looking for a perfect (academic) match?

14 February 2017

The origins of St Valentine may be shrouded in historical fog but there is nothing foggy about the commercial impacts with about a billion Valentine's Day cards and 50 million roses dispatched every year. It was during the middle of the 18th century that Valentine's started to take off in the UK, with lovers sending sweets and cards adorned with flowers, ribbons and images of cupids and birds. 

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Gillian's matchmaking is opening doors

08 February 2017

As part of our “meet the team” series, this week we feature Gillian Hambley, Interface's Business Engagement Executive for Aberdeenshire.

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The competition which kills you doesn’t look like you

01 February 2017

I am a Lay Member - that is one of the non-solicitor members - on the Council of the Law Society of Scotland. The Law Society is a membership body which represents the legal profession across Scotland. Membership is made up of all kinds of lawyers including the big corporates, in-house and high street firms. 

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Heads creative

Connecting the Dots

26 January 2017

Dr Kate Adamson has been training with Marks & Clerk since 2012 and previously worked as a physicist and engineer in the defence and telecoms industries. In this blog post, she gives some of her thoughts on intellectual property (IP) in collaborations.

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Alarm clock

Just like time, innovation does not stand still

19 January 2017

How time flies in January – we have reached week 3 and the Christmas decorations are safely packed away in boxes in the attic and Happy New Year is no longer my opening greeting.

Just like time, innovation does not stand still. Indeed – to stand still and not strive to improve products, processes or services is to fall behind.

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History in the making

12 January 2017

We asked Visitscotland’s Communications Manager Chelsea Charles to tell us more about what’s in store for this themed year.

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