Following a series of industry scandals that highlighted the need for strong audit trails for building work undertaken, Hypervine was looking for an academic partner to investigate the use of distributed ledger technologies to trace the completion of work in the construction sector and manage compliance events.Read More
Mari Findlay, from Interface, put Siobhán Ratchford, curator at Dumfries Museum, in touch with the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) Internship/Artist Residency programme, where PhD student Kirsty Kernohan archived, digitised and catalogued a collection of Dr Kissling's possessions, which had been donated to the museum.Read More
Amanda Pickford, from Shock Innovations Ltd, collaborated with Fife College to develop a training module designed specifically at educating heating engineers on how to use thermal cameras. It was crucial that Shock Innovations Ltd could provide their future customers with these new skills and extra knowledge to support the benefits of using their software, ThermaFy.Read More
Interface introduced Go Upstream to the OPENspace Research Centre, based at the universities of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt, to evaluate their project of bringing disabled people together with transport staff to explore connections from rail stations to ferry terminals, and then collaboratively design solutions to these challenges.Read More
Interface matched medical lingerie business, Vanilla Blush, with the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) to support the development of a new line of underwear for men and women living with a colostomy, ileostomy or a urostomy. In particular, the research looked at support garments during physical activity, to reduce the risk of hernia in people who have a bowel stoma.Read More
Interface partnered Macdeck Landscaping with the University of Strathclyde to create a universal branded/trademarked Construction System product. The product would offer the ability to create natural landscapes on raised structures, particularly in flooded areas, and create a wider scope of vision for architects and town and country planners at a more economical cost.Read More
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 subsequently 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
The Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher has been awarded to fund a collaboration project between Altitude Thinking and City of Glasgow College to tackle marine pollution by using innovative technology in rivers and canals, capable of monitoring water quality and collection of marine waste.