Interface matched Johnstons of Elgin with Heriot-Watt University to analyse their energy usage across the main business units of dyes, weaving, logistics, finishing and yarns. The company was subsequenly matched with the University of Strathclyde to research innovative techniques and technologies for objectively measuring the finish attributes of its woven cashmere pieces.Read More
Aquamarine Power were able to increase the economic viability of their Oyster device through academic investigation into alternative building materials. Interface introduced the firm to the University of Edinburgh, globally recognised for its achievements in research and development of wave energy technology.Read More
Global cable management experts, Emtelle were looking to create the next generation of broadband network solutions but required specific recognised expertise already working in the area. With access to key academic institutions, Interface were the ideal solution and were able to quickly put the company in touch with Glasgow Caledonian Univeristy's School of Engineering.Read More
In 2010 The Blackwood Foundation, in collaboration with Capability Scotland, set up workshops in order to ascertain the affects design and technology have on the daily lives of Scotland's disabled population. Interface were able to link them with both the University of Strathclyde and the University of Glasgow in order to officially document and report the findings.
Software specialists Cooper Software Ltd needed expertise to help them bring a new service package to market. Interface introduced the company to the Scottish Centre for Enabling Technologies (SCET). Led by the University of the West of Scotland, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow and The Glasgow School of Art, SCET helps by identifying solutions to technical challenges in order for businesses to stay at the cutting edge of digital media and creative industries.Read More
Recognising the limitations of existing saddles, About Tack developed an innovative design which required rigorous testing. Interface linked the firm up with the University of Edinburgh and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Services who provided the ideal research environment.Read More
FMC Technologies is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Seeking to identify new opportunities for safe and efficient oil recovery, they looked to Interface to source world class academic expertise. Interface linked the company with Glasgow Caledonian University in an extensive project which will span five years.Read More
Flexitricity was established to reduce energy costs and improve the environmental performance of the electricity industry. In order to show that they could balance energy efficiency with flexibility they needed specialised sector knowledge. With their access to academic expertise, Interface knew that the University of Edinburgh would be an ideal match.Read More