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Social enterprise

HIE supports Shetland social enterprise to expand

A Lerwick based social enterprise is being supported by a grant of £122,350 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help diversify...

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Business support

Aquaculture supply chain £1m innovation fund opens

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands can now apply to a £1 million inn...

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Business support

Support for innovation

Businesses looking to develop a new product, process or service can access support and funding of up to £15,000 through HIE’s Innovate Yo...

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Digital and broadband

Statement on AB Internet

Statement on AB Internet, the suppliers of two Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) projects, Loch Tay Internet and Gigaplus Argyll.

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Digital and broadband

Public asked to vote for SME support programme in Digital awards

Members of the public are being asked to vote for DigitalBoost in the Digital Leaders 100 Awards by 9 June. Digital Boost has helped t...

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Business support

Venturefest 2017 - SME innovation summit

SMEs across the Highlands and Islands are being encouraged to attend Venturefest Scotland 2017, the annual summit on innovation taking pl...

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Business support

£1million expansion for resurrected sand mine

A £1million expansion at a sand mine that re-opened in 2012 has created nine new jobs in rural Lochaber. Highlands and Islands Enterpr...

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Creative industries

Alessi meets Harris Tweed at XpoNorth

A leading figure from Italian design house, Alessi, will be in Inverness during XpoNorth, Scotland’s leading creative industries conferen...

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Life sciences

Danish life science company locates to Inverness Campus

The expansion of the life science sector at Inverness Campus is taking another step forward with the announcement of thirty new jobs....

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Food and drink

Dornoch brothers raise a glass to new micro distillery

Two brothers are celebrating as the first spirit at their new micro distillery in Dornoch began to flow this month. Phil and Simon Tho...

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Community and cultural development

Region’s community groups gather in Inverness to share experience

Over 40 employees and board members from 26 community development organisations across the Highlands and Islands gathered in Inverness la...

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Food and drink

Scotland food and drink partnership launches Make Innovation Happen

Scotland’s food and drink industry has today (10 May) launched Make Innovation Happen, a new and ambitious service to support food and dr...

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Creative industries

Xponorth 2017 is launched

Scotland's leading creative industries conference and showcase, XpoNorth takes place this year at Eden Court Theatre and venues throughou...

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Energy

Highlands and Islands supply chain shines at All-Energy event

Forty-six of the region’s businesses took centre stage at the UK’s biggest renewable energy exhibition and conference in Glasgow 10-11 Ma...

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University of the Highlands & Islands Converge Challenger revealed

Converge Challenge 2017, Scotland’s leading company creation competition and entrepreneurial development programme for staff, students, a...

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Energy

Workshops for low carbon projects in the Highlands and Islands

Community groups and businesses interested in finding out more about developing and deploying low carbon projects are welcome to attend f...

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Energy

Argyll firm to boost trade and create jobs

An Argyll renewables company is embarking on a project that will boost its international trade, increase turnover and create jobs.

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