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Creative industries

French students set to join GSA’s Winter School for first time in 2018

Students from Audencia Business School in Nantes are at Glasgow School of Art’s (GSA) Highlands and Islands Creative Campus in Forres thi...

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Life sciences

Highlands and Islands featured in life science awards

Two experienced business leaders and two multi-partner collaborative projects from the Highlands and Islands have been shortlisted for Sc...

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Food and drink

Call to Food and Drink and Tourism businesses to feed into new strategy

Recent VisitScotland figures have highlighted that 62%* of holidaymakers to Scotland said trying locally sourced food and drink is an imp...

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Digital and broadband

Is cyber security part of your business plan?

HIE is supporting account managed clients to become cyber security savvy. In this news blog we have some simple measures and advice for a...

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Business support

Auchrannie completes transfer of ownership to employees

Luxury resort Auchrannie has completed its transition to become Scotland’s latest employee-owned business, with 160 members of staff beco...

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Digital and broadband

Highlands and Islands DataFest18

A special week long programme is being held in the Highlands and Islands de-mystifying the ways data can be used to change lives, deliver...

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General HIE news

Welcome to the year of young people

The Year of Young People is a great opportunity for the region, explains HIE chief executive, Charlotte Wright.

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Business support

Funding boost for replacement fish market at Lerwick

Plans for a new fish market in Lerwick have taken another step forward with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) approving funding of £...

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Digital and broadband

Highlands and Islands history and culture brought to life through digital

The Highlands and Islands of Scotland has a fascinating story to tell its visitors, and four projects rich in heritage are being brought ...

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General HIE news

HIE graduate is ‘Scotland Young Thinker of the Year’

Rebecca MacDonald (24), who is on graduate placement with HIE in Inverness, won recognition as Scotland’s ‘Young Thinker of the Year’ for...

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Business support

Ambitious Orkney bakery expands its markets

A family owned bakery in Orkney is set to increase production, conquer new markets and create new jobs with an expansion project.

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Creative industries

£16m Highland innovation boost

A new £16 million initiative is to be launched in the Highlands to boost innovation.

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General HIE news

New ‘factory of the future’ will benefit Highlands and Islands

Businesses across the Highlands and Islands stand to benefit from the new £65m National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS), anno...

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General HIE news

SRUC expands on Inverness Campus with Centre of Excellence

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) announced plans this week for a £2m investment which is set to create around six new jobs at Inverness Ca...

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Community and cultural development

Ulva Ferry Project recognised in national awards

A project to create affordable family housing and increase the school roll in a remote rural community in Argyll has won the housing cate...

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Business support

Moray firm growth to create jobs

A Moray based firm is to embark on a major growth plan that will increase its UK and international sales, boost turnover and create jobs ...

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Life sciences

Organisations unite in life sciences collaboration

Three organisations from across the Highlands and Islands have teamed up in a new collaboration to boost life sciences in the region....

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Tourism

Bids invited for Cairngorm ski uplift review

A major independent and comprehensive review of uplift facilities and infrastructure at Scotland’s biggest snowsports destination is to g...

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