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Food and drink

Report highlights career opportunities in aquaculture

A new report has called for more promotion of Scotland’s aquaculture sector and supply chain as a rewarding long-term career choice, part...

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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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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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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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Business support

Aquaculture supply firms urged to apply to innovation fund

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the aquaculture sector in the Highlands and Islands are being reminded of the £1m Accelerated Aquac...

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Education and universities

Project launch to establish Oban as a university town

The launch of the Oban: A University Town (OAUT) project took place today (1 March) in the form of an open day in the town’s Corran Halls...

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Business support

National manufacturing conference

The SMAS National Manufacturing Conference returns to the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld on Wednesday 30 May, where 400 manufacturing le...

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Business support

It’s HIE time to innovate

Innovation Campaign Set to Ignite Businesses in the Highlands and Islands.

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Education and universities

Investment pays off for new School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences

A £4m investment by HIE in a new School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences for the region has enabled a total funding package of mo...

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Business support

INNOVATION CAMPAIGN SET TO IGNITE BUSINESSES IN THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS

Businesses across the Highlands and Islands will have access to a 24-hour innovation helpline this Friday, as Highlands and Islands Enter...

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Energy

Floating decommissioning market study published

Energy ports and supply chain companies across Scotland are expected to benefit from a new study published today (5 February) into decomm...

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Business support

How student and graduate placements can boost business

Alexis Evans, HIE’s Graduate and Student Placements Co-ordinator, highlights the value of young people to business growth

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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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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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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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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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International Trade

Why International Trade is more important than ever

It has never been more important for businesses in the Highlands and Islands to target global markets, writes Martin Johnson, HIE’s head ...

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Life sciences

More firms welcomed to Marine Science Park

Two more companies have been welcomed on to the European Marine Science Park (EMSP), a development by HIE at Dunstaffnage near Oban....

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