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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Dairy cows

Farmers, Fruit Producers and Confectioners reap the rewards for their innovation projects

09 November 2015

A competition for groups of food and drink companies wanting to tackle some of their business challenges collectively by working with academics from Scottish universities and research institutions has awarded £92,000 in funding, giving the green light to two innovative projects.

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John Swinney and Alice Brown at the Interface Excellence Awards 2014

Celebrating Success - can businesses afford not to?

27 October 2015

Earlier this month we launched the first ever Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.  These awards build upon the previous Interface Excellence Awards and ensure that all academic and business collaborations can be recognised, not only those that facilitated by Interface, Interface Food & Drink or Innovation Voucher Funding.

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Launch of the first Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

Launch of the first Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

08 October 2015

Interface is delighted to launch Scotland’s first awards to celebrate innovation from business and academic partnerships.

The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards on 25 February 2016 will recognise, reward and celebrate the achievements that are being made through business and academic collaborations and form a key component of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

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Scottish Craft Distillers Scottish Parliament

Craft Distillers Toast as Perthshire Prepares for a Conference Boom

01 October 2015

The UK’s first national conference for craft distillers heads up a month of important trade events taking place in Perthshire, expected to significantly boost the food and drink sector locally and across Scotland.

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Equity for Punks

Standing out from the crowd!

24 September 2015

Identifying new ways to fund your business can be tough. With so many options on the table what’s best for the busy entrepreneur and how does one navigate through the sea of choices that appear on the horizon?

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Interface - Funding opportunities to increase innovation

Simpler funding for innovation boost

24 September 2015

Innovation can be a complicated business – that is why Interface has been making it easier for businesses and organisations to tap into funding for working with Scotland's world-class academic expertise.

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Scottish EDGE

Scottish EDGE - Round 7 is now open

02 September 2015

Scottish EDGE is a funding competition aimed at identifying Scotland’s top young, early stage and high growth potential entrepreneurs.

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Fresh eyes, fresh thinking - how students are shaping business success

13 August 2015

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are discovering the benefits of working with students from Scottish universities through tie-ups which bring fresh thinking to tackle workplace challenges. 

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Simpler funding forms for innovation boost

30 July 2015

Interface has been making it easier for thousands of businesses and organisations to tap into funding for innovation.

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Scottish salmon farms

The Interface Food & Drink Competition - A Winning Tail

29 July 2015

Two Scottish companies from the food and drink sector share £80,000 as winners of Interface Food & Drink’s Innovation Competition researching consumer tastes and making profits from waste.

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