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Digital and broadband 2019-09-30

£465k digital and innovation support programme announced

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands looking to develop their use of digita...

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Energy 2019-09-20

HIE responds to CfD announcement

Contracts for Difference (CfD) have been awarded to four projects in the Highl...

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International Trade 2019-09-18

Preparing for Brexit

Martin Johnson, HIE's regional head of international and key sectors, explores...

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Shetland 2019-08-26

Innovation grant for Shetland rocket launch evaluation

A project to evaluate the suitability of Shetland as a location to launch rock...

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Energy 2019-06-28

Foula Clean Islands Energy Transition Pledge

Residents of Britain’s most remote inhabited island have stepped up efforts to...

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Caithness and Sutherland 2019-05-31

Highlands and Islands communities feature in international conference

Five communities from Shetland, Orkney, Skye and Sutherland were in the spotli...

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Shetland 2019-04-17

Shetland consultancy completes transfer of ownership to employees

A pharmaceutical consultancy business based in Shetland has completed its tran...

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Business support 2019-04-01

Businesses to benefit from extended contract portal

An extended online portal that helps small to medium enterprises in the Highla...

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General HIE news 2018-10-08

Taste of Shetland event features celebrity chefs

Food and drink producers in Shetland got a taste of France at last weekend’s T...

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Business support 2018-08-28

Shetland entrepreneurs offered support

Shetland entrepreneurs are being encouraged to sign up to a new programme to h...

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Shetland 2018-07-02

Shetland young people encouraged to complete survey

Young people across Shetland are being encouraged to take part in a major new ...

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Community and cultural development 2018-06-19

New venture to safeguard Unst Partnership’s future

Britain's most northerly community is to become the first to benefit from acqu...

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Social enterprise 2018-04-25

Product demand sparks expansion plans for Shetland social enterprise

A unique product developed by a community organisations in Shetland is proving...

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Education and universities 2018-02-13

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 Scienc...

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Business support 2018-02-06

Shetland knitwear business to expand into new international markets

A Shetland based business specialising in contemporary knitwear, homeware and ...

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Energy 2018-02-05

Floating decommissioning market study published

Energy ports and supply chain companies across Scotland are expected to benefi...

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Business support 2018-01-31

How student and graduate placements can boost business

Alexis Evans, HIE’s Graduate and Student Placements Co-ordinator, highlights t...

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