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How is COVID-19 affecting women entrepreneurs in Scotland?

24 February 2021

This blog summarises the emerging themes from ongoing research to understand the challenges women entrepreneurs in Scotland face from COVID-19. 

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Top tips for entering the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

04 February 2021

If you have ever dreamed of winning an award for the exceptional work achieved through academic and business partnerships, now is your chance.

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Your greatest asset?

28 January 2021

As the speaker stepped up to the podium, his opening statement caught the audience’s attention:

“Data is a resource you will not find on your Balance Sheet.”

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Time to be bold

13 January 2021

New year for me always has a sense of anticipation, a time of year when we take stock of the past year and look towards the new. 

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Christmas wishes from Interface

17 December 2020

Wishing you a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas from all of us at Interface.

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Interface of the future - tomorrow’s world

25 November 2020

Laura Goodfellow, is Head of Business Engagement at Interface, leading the regional team which builds relationships with businesses, and matchmakes them with universities and colleges across Scotland. In this blog she reflects on the many reasons why Interface can make a real difference to so many.

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One for all, and all for one!

18 November 2020

The impressive team at Interface supports business-academic partnerships with enormous passion and commitment.

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Better times ahead

27 October 2020

Sixteen years ago I started the creative agency StudioLR with my former colleague, now husband, Andy Gray. We didn’t have a big plan or a clear value proposition at the time, but we definitely wanted to use our skills and experience to create great, effective work for our clients that would somehow make a difference to them and their customers.

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Supporting businesses to prosper – Robert Gordon University and Interface

01 October 2020

Interface has strong contacts in all of Scotland’s universities, colleges and research institutes, which helps the team support businesses in finding the right academic expertise for them.

The relationships with these contacts keeps us up to date with academic capacity and capability for partnering with businesses, and means that the process of working with academics is as smooth and streamlined as possible.

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Thank you for recycling

18 September 2020

It’s been a year like no other and amongst the disruption and upheaval that Covid-19 has brought there has also been some positive news that we can shine a light on, in particular around the environmental and sustainability stories that we can share. So, in this blog we celebrate #RecycleWeek.

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Making a dent in the universe

16 September 2020

I am very lucky, and I know it. I live in one of the most beautiful, educated and cultured cities in the world, and in the most beautiful country on the planet. I teach and research the subject that I love, and I have the opportunity to work with some of the smartest people around. 

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