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Energy

Orkney marine energy firms in London

Nine Orkney marine energy businesses are taking part in a major industry event in London today (23 February). With support from Highla...

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Food and drink

Food and drink strategy engagement event comes to Kirkwall

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), along with Scotland Food & Drink and Scottish Enterprise is holding a series of events to discuss...

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Energy

£6.5m agreed for Orkney research and innovation campus

Plans for a multi-million pound research and innovation campus in Stromness in Orkney are set to go ahead after the two organisations beh...

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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

Craft producers Orkney Tweed one of five 2015 Collaboration Prize winners

Craft producers Orkney Tweed will receive £5,000 cash, up to £5,000 specialist support to set their idea in motion alongside support from...

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Food and drink

Call for entries for Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Food and drink businesses from across the Highlands and Islands are being called upon to enter the 2016 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink ...

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Tourism

New Orkney visitor centre to boost tourism and create jobs

Orkney’s tourism offering is to be boosted by the development of a new visitor attraction in the east mainland area, in a move that will ...

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Orkney

War time barriers open access to broadband network of the future

A series of causeways built on the orders of Churchill in the 1940s are helping make the roll-out of high speed fibre broadband possible ...

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Orkney

New research outlines positive perception of young Orcadians

A new report on the attitudes and aspirations of young people in Orkney indicates they are extremely proud members of their community and...

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Life sciences

£400,000 environmental innovation competition winners announced

Winners of an environmental competition aimed at businesses across Scotland were announced yesterday (Thursday 17 September) at the first...

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Argyll and the Islands

First ever census reveals major impact of Scotland’s social enterprises

The significant size and impact of Scotland’s social enterprise businesses is revealed for the very first time, with the launch of the re...

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Argyll and the Islands

Public boards seeking more diverse range of applicants

Public bodies in Scotland are taking steps to attract new board members from as wide a range of applicants as possible.

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