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Business support

World first for Moray boat builder

A Moray based boat builder is to become the first in the world to build and supply a new type of RIB.

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Financial and business services

100 Forres jobs secured - 150 new jobs planned

HIE has been working with a new operator, offering business and financial support to help the company locate in Forres, securing over 100...

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Creative industries

Glasgow School of Art campus opens

The Glasgow School of Art’s new campus in Moray has been formally opened. The Highlands and Islands Creative Campus is a postgraduate ...

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Food and drink

Moray joint venture inspired by Can Do Scale

Two Moray businessmen launched a new joint venture after HIE recommended they take part in Scotland Can Do Scale.

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Business support

Forres bagpipe makers targets world markets

A family firm in Forres is setting its sights on global markets. Newly formed Burgess Bagpipe Limited has been taken on as a client by e...

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Digital and broadband

Moray sees highest percentage swing in fibre broadband coverage in Scotland

Access to fibre optic broadband has reached 90% of Moray homes and businesses

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Digital and broadband

State Aid public consultation issued for CBS projects

Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) is carrying out a series of State Aid public consultations to assess commercial plans for broadband ac...

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Business support

Insight into latest technology for North forestry industry

An audience of around 60 of the north’s forestry professionals will gather in Forres this week to hear the results of a ground breaking t...

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Food and drink

Highlands and Islands breweries shortlisted in Scottish Beer Awards

Breweries from the Highlands and Islands have been shortlisted in every category in the Scottish Beer Awards.

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Food and drink

Highlands and Islands businesses shine at Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2016

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) congratulates five of the region’s businesses which scooped food ‘oscars’ at the 2016 Scotland Foo...

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Food and drink

HIE at Aquaculture UK exhibition in Aviemore

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) will be in Aviemore this week to offer advice about support available to businesses working in the...

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Energy

Development agencies welcome SSE’s Beatrice offshore wind announcement

Confirmation that SSE is to go ahead with its investment in the Beatrice Offshore Wind project has been welcomed by both of Scotland’s ec...

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Food and drink

Demystifying foodservice conference in Edinburgh

Taking place in Edinburgh on Thursday 2 June, Scotland Food & Drink’s Demystifying Foodservice conference brings together buyers and key ...

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Life sciences

£4m investment in university’s new school of health, social care and wellbeing

A £19m initiative by the University of the Highlands and Islands, to develop a school encompassing health, social care and wellbeing, has...

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Food and drink

Businesses invited to China food and drink event

Food and drink businesses in the Highlands and Islands interested in exporting to China have the opportunity to access specialist informa...

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Creative industries

The Glasgow School of Art to establish a campus at Blairs Steading, Altyre

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has confirmed today, 12 May, that with the support of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) it is establ...

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Community and cultural development

Community in Moray celebrate taking ownership of land at Findhorn Village

The Findhorn Village Conservation Company (TFVCC) are celebrating after becoming official land owners at Findhorn Village, thanks to a su...

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Life sciences

New life science ventures in Moray

Two new life science ventures are being established at the Alexander Graham Bell Centre in Elgin, Moray, after securing financial support...

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