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Energy

£3m investment in wave energy projects

Ten wave energy development projects have been awarded a total of £3 million by Wave Energy Scotland.

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Digital and broadband

Businesses on trend at Highlands and Islands digital conference

More than 250 businesses and community groups are getting together with local and national digital professionals in Inverness on Monday (...

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Region’s companies shortlisted for Scottish Export Awards

Five companies from the Highlands and Islands have been shortlisted for the HSBC Scottish Export Awards 2017 which takes place in Glasgow...

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Energy

Wave Energy Scotland Seeks New Advisors

Leading wave energy development body, Wave Energy Scotland (WES), is seeking to appoint three new members to its Advisory Group.

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Business support

New Building Celebrates Dunoon's Boatbuilding Heritage

Members of the public will be able to view a collection of local memorabilia associated with a nearby boatbuilding yard at the opening of...

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Digital and broadband

Fibre in tune with North Uist business

The roll-out of high speed fibre broadband to Scotland’s most westerly island group is music to the ears of one growing business in the O...

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Tourism

New raft of funding for marine tourism

Three public agencies have joined forces to establish Scotland as a top global destination for sailing.

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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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Life sciences

Success for region’s companies at prestigious awards

Two of the seven categories in this year’s Scottish Enterprise Life Science Awards were won by companies from the Highlands and Islands....

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Digital and broadband

Full speed ahead for Tiree after Community Broadband Scotland approves funding injection

The most westerly-island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland is receiving a speed boost after a funding injection into the island’s current...

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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

Shetland engineering company's £1.1m expansion

HIE contributes £420,000 to support the company’s innovative development for engineering solutions.

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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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HIE and Strathclyde Business School collaborate to support placements

HIE has teamed up with the University of Strathclyde’s Business School to support graduate placements.

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Creative industries

World class speakers lined up for XpoNorth

Scotland's premier creative industries conference and showcase, XpoNorth, is set to shine a spotlight on building creative businesses in ...

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Life sciences

£3m funding for Science Skills Academy

£3 million approved for full business case of Science Skills Academy as part of the £315 million Highland City-Region Deal.

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Business support

Business call for innovation

Small firms in the Highlands and Islands operating in life sciences or technology will be invited to take part in a major innovation proj...

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Life sciences

Inverness Campus update

The successful Centre for Health Science at Raigmore in Inverness is forming the basis of several joint projects progressing on nearby In...

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