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Further to our ongoing commercialisation work with the University of the Highlands & Islands, and the School of Textiles at Heriot Watt, Upper Quartile has just completed a further piece of work with Edinburgh Napier University.
A fascinating development challenge - a tiny island with barely 5,000 inhabitants, two thirds of the island sterilised due to the effects and continuing risk of volcanic activity, no competitive advantage in trade or inward investment, high dependence on expensive imported goods and services, limited and unreliable physical access, and an almost complete reliance on UK Government subsidy. What to do?
Following on from a very successful trend and design programme in the Highlands and Islands earlier this year, we were asked to deliver follow up trend workshops in Inverness and Stornoway in June
“A lot of people never use their initiative because no-one told them to” – Banksy
Upper Quartile has won a project to prepare the investment and export plan for Kosovo for 2011 to 2013
The Arab world's foremost democracy …… something to learn for Libya and beyond?
Designs on success up north……