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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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Pete Downes

Milestones and celebrations mark Interface’s impact

24 January 2018

The arrival of a new year provides a good opportunity to pause and take stock in a fast-paced world that seems ever-changing. 

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Experts on hand to guide businesses through Brexit

11 January 2018

Nearly one year on from the triggering of Article 50, Brexit will continue to be the foremost concern for businesses throughout 2018 and there isn’t a business in the country that won’t in some way be impacted by Britain’s leaving the EU. Businesses need to plan for Brexit now and ensuring intellectual property rights are protected is central to this.

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Christmas magic with No. 1 bestseller

21 December 2017

Find out what inspired Alexander McCabe to set up his own business and how Interface have supported his business journey. 

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University of Aarhus

Creative solutions for urban challenges

08 December 2017

Scotland is a member of the network, Districts of Creativity and through the leadership of the Scottish Government CAN DO department a delegation of creative leaders in Scotland attend their annual forum hosted in one of the 13 member nations. 

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Yo! Marketing

Yo! Marketing enjoys elevated success

23 November 2017

Gillian Hambley from Interface and Yekemi Otaru, Managing Director, YO! Marketing Limited look at how social enterprise Elevator and Interface collaboratively work to support local business owners through the delivery of Business Gateway and Elevator's Accelerator Programme.

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Appetite growing for food tourism

Appetite growing for food tourism

08 November 2017

Food and drink are at the very core of the tourism product and destination. Food is tangible in its texture, colours and composition, however, it is its intangibility that completes its appeal to the food tourist. Food is flavours, smells and scents. Food is culture. Food is connection to places, landscapes and people. Food is social and sociable. In short, food is far more than functional: it’s pleasure, and should be delight.

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How to create a winning awards entry

26 October 2017

With just over 4 weeks to go until the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018 applications deadline, here are some top tips for applying.

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Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway’s hidden innovation

12 October 2017

If you are familiar with Dumfries and Galloway you will recognise it as a rural farming area, boasting luscious green fields with wildlife, nature and forestry in abundance. It attracts tourists looking to get away from the bustle and stress of busy city lives (in fact Dumfries and Galloway is the most densely forested area in the UK). However, hidden away from sight are some of the most surprising innovative businesses that are trading not only in the UK but also globally.

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Softer skills do compute with industry engagement

27 September 2017

I’ve always been interested in the practical side of computing; the ‘how do I use this’ aspect of programming. I want to know how I can use the technology to make an impact on whatever project I’m developing. I carry this through in my teaching so that I find ways to bring the student learning experience closer to what students need to know to work in a software development role after graduation.

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Why maths helps solve tomorrow’s big challenges

14 September 2017

The challenges humanity faces, of which many are due to the ever-increasing population on the planet and our relentless demands on natural resources – energy, water, food, or our desire in greater numbers to travel faster and further, means we must find solutions urgently that address the vast levels of complexity they pose. 

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