Funded by a Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher, a report was commissioned to cover the environmental, financial, and practical elements involved in growing hydroponic grass in Scotland and the wider UK to support the desire of horse owners to grow high quality feed at an affordable and sustainable level. This system would help and encourage the use of poorer quality land to support horses and other animals, potentially opening up opportunities for an increase in horse ownership.Read More
The Gorbals Community Group and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are currently working with many organisations and political bodies exploring the possibility of recreating an old lost Gorbals landmark monument, the Gorbals Cross clock tower and drinking fountain. Partly funded by pooled Scottish Funding Council Innovation Vouchers* awarded to George Taylor & Co, a foundry in Hamilton, and Wireframe Immersive, a 3D visualisation company, Stevie Anderson and Eddie Horn, from GCU’s School of Engineering and Built Environment, were able to draw up measurements of a replica tower, using state-of-the-art, innovative 3D laser scanning techniques.Read More
The Resource Efficiency Industry Advisory Group for Food & Drink (REIAG) was set up in 2012 as a result of a partnership between Interface Food & Drink, Zero Waste Scotland and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland. The aim was to raise awareness and promote opportunities related to environmental sustainability and to stimulate innovation in the food and drink industry.Read More
With support from a Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher, Dunnet Bay Distillers collaborated with Heriot-Watt University to generate recipe and process methodology for both a seaweed vodka and seaweed gin. They then went on to work with the University of Aberdeen, the University of Strathclyde, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of the Highlands and Islands on various projects partnered by Interface.Read More
Through support from Interface, Alison was successfully matched and chose to collaborate with Dr Ukadike Chris Ugbolue from the University of the West of Scotland, within the Institute for Clinical Exercise & Health Science to carry out a technical feasibility study on G-Hold, evaluating its performance and examining the effect on the arm, wrist and hand of users.Read More
Interface connected Flaér with the University of Glasgow when they were looking to engage with an academic department with full wind tunnel facilities and associated expertise in order to carry out final testing of their new chain performance system to establish what drag it would create on a road bike.Read More
A Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher follow on fund was awarded to Ecometrica and Dr Edward Mitchard from the University of Edinburgh for a project titled Earth Observation support for assessing the performance of the UK government’s International Climate Fund forest projects.
This follow on funding allowed Dr Mitchard to undertake additional analysis over Brazil to test the suitability of different earth observation satellite products for monitoring forest change.Read More