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Award winning outdoor & active lifestyle merino clothing'Scottish fashion designer Alex Feechan runs FINDRA',Photography by Phil Wilkinson

Climate-conscious businesses recognised in 20th VIBES awards

Clothing made from recycled plastic and used coffee granules, a refurbishment service for wind turbine parts and energy-efficient indoor farms are among the innovations being developed by the 2019 winners of the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards, held last Thursday, 14 November, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in central Glasgow.

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Its increasingly clear that tech will be at the heart of the future of the Scottish economy, says Corcoran. Picture: Contributed

Nurturing Scotland's tech start-ups is a virtuous circle for us all - Turing Fest's Brian Corcoran

Next week, on 28 November, the Turing Fest team will stage the second annual Scottish Tech Startups Awards in Edinburgh. After recently unveiling the finalists for the awards, it is clear that in 2019 we’re seeing a continuation of an encouraging trend in Scotland’s technology economy: Scottish founders and their teams are building ever stronger and more ambitious businesses that can generate huge economic impact.

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