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General HIE news

Public urged to engage in Fort William transport study

Residents, businesses, students and key stakeholders in the Fort William area are being urged to take part in a transport study being car...

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Business support

Businesses take action to improve productivity and competitiveness

A survey of more than a thousand businesses in the Highlands and Islands has shown that almost all of them (95%) have taken action in the...

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Digital and broadband

DataFest and Health Innovation

Health professionals are being invited to a Highlands and Islands event focused on how data can innovate the health sector.

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Education and universities

Firm appointed to create Scotland’s first Newton room in Thurso

Young people in Caithness will be the first in Scotland to benefit from new Norwegian style learning centres.

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General HIE news

Animal health companies attend HIE reception in London

Around seventy representatives from innovative animal health companies are expected to attend a reception in London this evening aimed at...

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Digital and broadband

What can data do for me?

The DataFest18 Fringe for the Highlands and Islands is a week long programme of events in March highlighting how data can benefit busines...

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Business support

It’s HIE time to innovate

Innovation Campaign Set to Ignite Businesses in the Highlands and Islands.

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Life sciences

Contract awarded for new life sciences building

A contract has been awarded for construction of a new £4.5m building on Inverness Campus to support growth in life sciences and technolog...

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Business support

Caithness firm set to expand

The biggest private sector employer in Wick in Caithness is to strengthen its presence in the area and create more jobs.

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Education and universities

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 Sciences for the region has enabled a total funding package of mo...

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Business support

INNOVATION CAMPAIGN SET TO IGNITE BUSINESSES IN THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS

Businesses across the Highlands and Islands will have access to a 24-hour innovation helpline this Friday, as Highlands and Islands Enter...

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Gaelic

Gàidhlig a’ faighinn prìomhachas le Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn

Tha Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn gu bhith a’ fastadh oifigear leasachaidh Gàidhlig 's iad a’ cur na prosbaig air a’ Ghàidhlig le pròiseact...

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Tourism

Cairngorm ski uplift review gets underway

A major independent and comprehensive review of ski uplift facilities and infrastructure on Cairngorm Mountain is about to get underway....

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Business support

HIE pilot programme for businesses is a success

Businesses from the Highlands and Islands have new products to launch this year after taking part in a pilot programme which equipped the...

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Business support

Shetland knitwear business to expand into new international markets

A Shetland based business specialising in contemporary knitwear, homeware and accessories is set to expand into new international markets...

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Creative industries

Skye potter’s overseas success

Skye based pottery maker Patricia Shone has joined the ranks of international sculptors with support from Highlands and Islands Enterpris...

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Energy

Floating decommissioning market study published

Energy ports and supply chain companies across Scotland are expected to benefit from a new study published today (5 February) into decomm...

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Community and cultural development

New National Lottery scheme to make the Outer Hebrides a Great Place

The Outer Hebrides is celebrating an injection of £200,000 to help shape its future development thanks to a National Lottery scheme which...

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