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
Investors in People Scotland approached Interface directly, to seek help in finding an academic partner to undertake the research. The Interface team worked with them to develop a project brief which then was sent on to a range of universities and research institutions across Scotland. Thanks to Interface matchmaking service and having well established access to all world class academic expertise, the team completed a comprehensive search and managed to quickly identify the best academic match from across all disciplines.Read More
Stuart Speake founded Soltropy Ltd in 2012 to bring to market an innovative solar thermal panel system. Interface put the Glasgow-based company in touch with the Energy Academy at Heriot-Watt University and, with support from a £5,000 Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher, the academic was able to provide solid data on the overall solar thermal panel system performance, indicating clear ideas where the design could be modified.Read More
Delivering the right care at the right time. HAS Technology received SFC Innovation Voucher and Follow-On Innovation Voucher funding to develop their ARMED (Advanced Risk Modelling for Early Detection) service, working with Edinburgh Napier University to develop their existing technology and gather more data on the needs of vulnerable service users. This enabled ARMED to assess the likelihood of the onset of illness which can support healthcare providers to improve the quality of their service. They are now working with the DHI to mine data, crossing the boundary between health and social care.Read More
What started as a one-off digital project funded by an Innovation Voucher has led to an ongoing relationship between a unique 100-acre contemporary sculpture garden and Edinburgh Napier University.Read More
Design LED, founded in 2004, is a global leader in the field of LED light-guide technology and have created a unique lighting solution in the form of low weight, flexible light tiles.
Looking to engage with EU counterparts they approached Interface for support.
Funded by a SFC Innovation Voucher, Trellis collaborated with the School of Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to investigate a technical solution that would provide access to a database system across multiple platforms, connecting remote therapeutic gardening practitioners.
Funded by a £5,000 Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher grant, StEP Podiatry embarked on a project with the University of Strathclyde, giving them access to highly specialised gain analysis equipment which was vital for the development of their preventative screening equipment.Read More