25 April 2018
With the recent introduction of the sugar tax on soft drinks and the imminent launch of a Scottish Obesity Strategy, food and drink producers are facing challenges when it comes to manufacturing healthier products.
One thing is certain, there is a growing appetite from consumers for healthier options. Interface is bringing together producers and manufacturers with academia to help provide solutions.Read More
17 April 2018
By David Noble, visiting fellow from Southern Cross University, Gold Coast AustraliaRead More
27 March 2018
One dreich day years ago I was confronted by Duane Hanson’s Tourism sculpture in Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art. Hanson was interested in the banality of consumer society. He cast models of figures in ordinary mundane situations, in this case a couple with sunglasses and cameras gazing upwards at some unidentified spectacle with glaikit expressions.Read More
16 March 2018
Five business-academic projects have been successful in winning £35,000 of funding from Interface in its latest multiparty competition to boost innovation. The competition was open to groups of business in the food & drink, creative industries and tourism sectors collaborating with universities and research institutes.Read More
09 March 2018
Professor Andrea Nolan has been appointed Chair of Interface Strategic Board, taking over from Professor Sir Pete Downes.
University Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University and Convener of Universities Scotland, Professor Nolan is a strong champion of business-academic collaborations.Read More
20 February 2018
A unique technology for the construction industry offering immersive “walk throughs” of unbuilt houses; a novel method of recycling print toner powder for use across a range of applications including art, construction and animal medicines; and a technique for new drug discovery are among the winners of The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018.Read More
09 February 2018
Three dairy farmers in the South West have formed the first working group in Scotland’s new Rural Innovation Support Service (RISS), launching on Friday, February 9 2018.Read More