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General HIE news

Enterprise and Skills Board publishes Strategic Plan

Scotland’s Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board has published its Strategic Plan.

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Business support

Moray Business Week 2018

Cybersecurity, using drones and understanding responsibilities under GDPR are just some of the workshop topics in this year’s Moray Busin...

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General HIE news

The crucial role of property in regional development

Dave Macleod, our recently appointed head of property and infrastructure, reflects on the crucial role that property plays in regional de...

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Food and drink

Salmon farming report welcomed

New figures published today (Monday 15th October) by the Scottish Government show 2017 as a positive year for Scottish salmon farming pro...

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Fair Isle celebrates 24 hours power

A new renewable energy system on Fair Isle will go live today (Friday 12 October) as the community celebrates reliable 24 hours power for...

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General HIE news

Cairngorm will open for skiing this winter

Plans are afoot to ensure Cairngorm Mountain is well equipped to welcome skiers and other snowsports enthusiasts this winter.

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Life sciences

International tenant for new ‘Moorings’ at Malin House

New flexible workspace, developed at the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) near Oban, has welcomed its first tenant.

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General HIE news

Boosting Highlands and Islands business through strategic marketing

This November will see a leading expert in strategic marketing come to the Highlands.

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Outer Hebrides

Gaelic officer for north Lewis estate

Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn (Galson Estate Trust) has recruited a Gaelic development officer as it undertakes a three-year project to act...

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General HIE news

Taste of Shetland event features celebrity chefs

Food and drink producers in Shetland got a taste of France at last weekend’s Taste of Shetland festival held over 5-7 October.

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Highlands and Islands food and drink celebrated at regional awards

Businesses from across the Highlands and Islands are celebrating after the winners of the 2018 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards we...

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General HIE news

Update on Cairngorm Funicular Railway

The Cairngorm funicular railway has stopped operating as a safety precaution while specialist engineers carry out detailed investigations...

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Business support

Collaboration tips from big business

Highlands and Islands businesses are being given the chance to attend a workshop delivered by former global business development director...

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General HIE news

Welcome for new Chair of ORIC

Internationally recognised scientist Dr Tracy Shimmield takes on the role of Chair of the new Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC...

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General HIE news

Cairngorm funicular closed for further inspection

The Cairngorm funicular railway has stopped operating as a safety precaution, while further investigations are carried out into new conce...

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General HIE news

International collaboration conference in Inverness

More than a hundred delegates from nine countries gathered in Inverness on 20 September for an annual conference on tackling common chall...

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General HIE news

Deputy First Minister meets life sciences’ next generation

Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, met some of the young people involved in growing Scotland’s life sciences sector, during a visit to ...

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The Data Lab secures Scottish Government funding

Scotland’s data innovation centre, The Data Lab, has secured up to £13.5 million in new Scottish Government funding.

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