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Norscot wins innovation award


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Norscot chairman Peter Body is flanked at the awards ceremony by Professor Andrea Nolan, principal of Napier University, and Dr Farzad Rahimian, a senior lecturer at the University of Strathclyde’s innovative construction technologies team.
Norscot chairman Peter Body is flanked at the awards ceremony by Professor Andrea Nolan, principal of Napier University, and Dr Farzad Rahimian, a senior lecturer at the University of Strathclyde’s innovative construction technologies team.

Timber frame and window and door manufacturer Norscot Joinery were the focus of an awards ceremony in Edinburgh hosted by Interface, a publicly-funded agency which encourages companies to forge academic tie-ups to help solve their business challenges.

Norscot picked up the Innovation of the Year gong at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018.

The family-run Bower-based business was recognised for the partnership it has forged with the University of Strathclyde to research and develop virtual reality show home software. .

The software allow customers to “walk-through” their new-build to get a better feel for the space and finish of their new home.


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