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Interface administers a number of funding schemes to offset the cost of collaborating with Scotland's universities, research institutions and further education colleges enabling them to develop new products and processes through R&D projects.

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Standard Innovation Vouchers

Up to £5,000 of funding aimed at encouraging new business and academic partnerships to drive innovation, leading to new products, services or processes that will benefit the company, university, research institution or further education college and the Scottish economy.

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Student Placement Innovation Vouchers

Up to £5,000 to fund a PhD or Masters student who will work within your organisation on a clearly defined project.

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Follow On Innovation Vouchers

Up to £20,000 of match funding to encourage sustained relationships with academia.

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Horizon 2020 SME Engagement Scheme

Up to £5,000 of funding to help businesses, and academics, prepare applications for the €70 billion Horizon 2020 European Funding programme.

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Interface Food & Drink Funding

Up to £25,000 for feasibility studies and proof of principle projects; funding for PhD and Masters scholarships and annual competitions with awards of up to £50,000

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Additional Funding Streams

The Interface team can discuss a number of different funding opportunities with you so please contact us or, for further information on general funding, visit

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