Heriot-Watt scoops prizes at Interface Excellence Awards

L-R: Dr. Iain McEwan, Business Development Executive, EPS, Ashley Baker, Macphie and Professor Albert Rodger, Scottish Funding Council.

Heriot-Watt enjoyed a successful evening at the Interface Excellence Awards winning two out of three awards. Winners were announced on Thursday 21 November at a celebratory reception at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh.

The winners

Gillian McFadzean, Director of Research and Enterprise Services and Ashley Baker, Head of Research and Development at Macphie of Glenbervie received the Interface Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange Award. The judging panel came to the decision to appoint joint winners for this category, recognising both industry and academic contributions.

Macphie of Glenbervie also won the Interface Sustained Partnership Award for their long-standing and continued knowledge exchange partnership with Heriot-Watt.

The University narrowly missed out on a clean sweep of the awards with Dr. Will Shu's 3D Bioprinter coming second to PAWsitively Natural for the Interface Innovation of the Year Award.