Minister meets fab four

Ivan McKee, MSP, Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise, met with winners of the 7th Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards today (Friday, 6 May).

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The Scottish Inward Investment Catalyst Fund

12 May 2022








Companies based outside Scotland are being encouraged to strengthen relationships with Scottish academia through a £100,000 inward investment fund.

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#MatchedByInterface companies in the news

24 April 2022

Here are some companies that Interface have proudly supported.

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3,000 and beyond

22 April 2022

In March we reached a major milestone by achieving 3000 business-academic collaborations in Scotland. This means over the past 17 years we have connected thousands of businesses with innovative projects to Scotland's fantastic academic institutes. Uncover more about what this means for Interface. 

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A stellar line-up for Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

09 March 2022

By Laura Goodfellow, Interim Director, Interface

This year has been designated Year of Stories, and with that in mind, Interface has adopted the theme for this year’s Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.

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£160k funding awarded for Scottish sustainable food and drink businesses

16 February 2022

Scottish food and drink producers have been awarded a share of £160k of funding for sustainable projects as part of an industry-wide commitment to net zero.

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Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2022 finalists revealed

14 February 2022

The finalists of the seventh Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards have been revealed, showing the strength of partnership between businesses, organisations and academics in Scotland.

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£60,000 awarded to business-academic inward investment

27 January 2022

The Scottish Inward Investment Catalyst fund has awarded £60,000 to strengthen ties between overseas businesses and universities in Scotland.

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Fortune favours the bold

21 January 2022

Scotland’s tourism sector has had to be incredibly resilient in the past 18 months, and none more so than the Scottish Crannog Centre in Tayside.

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Inner city revival

05 January 2022

Remember the pre-pandemic days when our city centres were a magnet for international tourists, shoppers, businesspeople, and day-trippers?

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New research to narrate story and impact of Iolaire tragedy

16 December 2021

A new research project, ‘The Iolaire Impact’ is underway to explore how the story of the Iolaire tragedy is told and preserved for future generations at a new Iolaire centre in Stornoway.

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