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General HIE news

XpoNorth unveils new national and international speakers

Scotland's leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth, has unveiled the next wave of speakers for the one-of-a-kind event this summer...

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Energy

HIE welcomes BiFab investment

News that new investment has been secured for fabrication firm BiFab has been welcomed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), which o...

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General HIE news

Rural banking survey extended

Individuals, businesses and community groups in and around 14 communities in the Highlands and Islands have an extra two weeks to take pa...

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General HIE news

Board members wanted for Highlands and Islands Enterprise

People with a wide range of skills and experience in business and community development are being invited to apply to join the Board of H...

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Business support

New partnership to support entrepreneurs

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands looking to grow and become more competitive are set to benefit from a new initiative for entrepre...

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Creative industries

HEBCELT TO CELEBRATE YOUNG TALENT

A celebration of the talented young musicians in the Outer Hebrides will be held in a series of shows and a headline spot during the isla...

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Energy

Cause to be upbeat about energy engineering

Gavin Mackay, HIE's head of energy industries, reflects on the opportunities and challenges facing the region's energy sector.

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Gaelic

HIE a’ cur fàilte air Plana Cànain Nàiseanta Gàidhlig ùr

Tha Iomairt na Gàidhealtachd ’s nan Eilean (HIE) a’ cur fàilte air am Plana Cànain Nàiseanta Gàidhlig ùr 2018-23 a chaidh fhoillseachadh ...

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Life sciences

Body organ printer to create new jobs at Inverness Campus

The continued advancement of life sciences at Inverness Campus took another step forward this week, with the arrival of OrganLike.

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Food and drink

Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2018 Launch

Launching today, the Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards 2018 are calling for entries from businesses across the region.

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Life sciences

Business hub launched for life sciences firms

A new facility that provides workspace and collaboration opportunities for life sciences businesses across the Highland Council area was ...

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Digital and broadband

Highlands and Islands businesses moving to new technologies

Use of social media and mobile technology is on the increase by Highlands and Islands businesses, according to the region’s second Digita...

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Education and universities

University Principals on Orkney visit

The Principals of three of Scotland’s universities have been looking at new opportunities for collaborative working during a two-day visi...

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Life sciences

Fast track for business start-ups

HIE is now recruiting for the 2018 intake to its Pathfinder Accelerator, a tried and tested business programme nurturing growth in life s...

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International Trade

International trade workshops

HIE is calling on businesses across the region to be ‘Business Brave’ and take the leap into trading overseas by signing up to its Sellin...

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Tourism

Uplift review consultants visit Cairngorm

Specialist consultants visited Cairngorm this month ahead of carrying out a major review of ski uplift infrastructure on Cairngorm Mounta...

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Community and cultural development

Study into rural banking

People in 14 communities across the Highlands and Islands are being asked to take part in an online survey on rural banking services....

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Energy

Contract for Orkney campus

A £5.39m construction contract has been awarded for the development of a new Research and Innovation Campus in Orkney.

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