The ABCs….and Ds of Success
Alpacas, branding, collaboration……and diversification are the keys to success for a Borders’ based company.
Beirhope Alpacas are a family-owned smallholding located in the stunning Cheviot Hills. They started operating in 2017 with five alpacas and 12 acres of smallholding. Since then, the business has thrived and managed to withstand the COVID-19 crisis.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.
Interface matched RIGOCAL with the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh to do a feasibility study into the development of an algorithm for the automatic extraction of marine mammals (seals, dolphins, whales, porpoises) in video images from thermally detected radiations (infrared camera) and high definition images (RGB camera).Read More
Interface supported the partnership between Heriot-Watt University’s world-renowned International Centre for Brewing & Distilling with the Scottish Distillers Association and five distilleries that enabled the development of a unique library of botanicals grown in Scotland.Read More