Interface generates £64m GVA

Business-academic projects supported by Interface have enabled Scottish companies to generate £64.2 million gross value added (GVA) a year for the Scottish economy, supporting around 1,060 Scottish jobs, a new report has revealed.

The long-term economic impact attributable to Interface could increase to more than £195.3 million GVA/year, supporting almost 3,500 jobs if future expectations of the businesses are realised.

The report, carried out by BiGGAR Economics on behalf of Interface, shows that 46% of businesses have increased their turnover and 31% have increased employment as a result of collaborating with academia. 54% expect turnover and employment to increase in the future as a result of the collaborative project.

More details are available on the Interface website here.

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