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Business support

Moray firm growth to create jobs

A Moray based firm is to embark on a major growth plan that will increase its UK and international sales, boost turnover and create jobs ...

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Life sciences

Organisations unite in life sciences collaboration

Three organisations from across the Highlands and Islands have teamed up in a new collaboration to boost life sciences in the region....

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Tourism

Bids invited for Cairngorm ski uplift review

A major independent and comprehensive review of uplift facilities and infrastructure at Scotland’s biggest snowsports destination is to g...

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General HIE news

Island music studio aims to attract global stars

A new residential music studio in the Outer Hebrides is set to capitalise on its scenic location and high-end technology to attract both ...

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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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Energy

Scottish energy ports capability directory is launched

A new dynamic Scottish ports directory aimed at the energy industry has been launched today (21 November).

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Community and cultural development

Harris centre opens

November 17th saw the official opening of the West Harris Trust’s flagship project, Talla na Mara. The new community enterprise centre h...

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Luchd-buannachaidh Duaisean Gàidhlig na h-Alba 2017

Chaidh luchd-buannachaidh an ainmeachadh an raoir aig Duaisean Gàidhlig na h-Alba 2017 ann an Glaschu.

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Social enterprise

Shetland social enterprise expands

COPE Ltd in Lerwick provides employment and skills for adults with disabilities and has recently benefited from a grant of £122,350 from ...

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Business support

Forres bagpipes go global

Trade missions to Ireland and America have been paying off for Forres firm, Burgess Bagpipes Limited (BBL).

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Community and cultural development

Summit on transnational collaborative projects

Representatives from more than 20 organisations across Scotland gathered at the Crichton Campus in Dumfries in October to discuss transna...

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Community and cultural development

Entrepreneurship opportunity launched to celebrate the Year of Young People 2018

Have you got a bright idea for a social enterprise or a business that will benefit the community? Or, are you in the early stages of star...

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Business support

Firms encouraged to apply to innovation fund

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands are being encouraged to apply to a new fund that supports the development of new ideas for produc...

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Tourism

Whisky, history and mystery all winners at Tourism Awards

Winners were announced in the annual Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (HITA) which took place on Friday 4th November at the Drumossie...

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Business support

Why it’s important to take part in HIE’s Business Panel

At times of economic uncertainty, it’s more important than ever that policy makers and business leaders stay connected and face challenge...

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Education and universities

Graduates benefit from residential training course

Fifteen graduates who are currently working on innovative placements projects with organisations across the region took part in a residen...

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Harris set to become marine tourism hub

Construction has been completed on a new marina hub in Harris which provides the last vital link in a chain of marine facilities along th...

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