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General HIE news

Hotel opportunity at Inverness Campus

Developers are being invited to register their interest in developing a hotel at Inverness Campus.

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Community and cultural development

New employee to help drive culture in Moray

A co-ordinator has been appointed to help strengthen creative development in Moray’s communities.

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Business support

New director apppointed

HIE has appointed a new director of business and sector development.

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Energy

WES shapes future innovation calls

HIE subsidiary, Wave Energy Scotland, is seeking to invest up to £320,000 in four short projects that will help shape its future research...

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Business support

New managers in Moray

HIE has appointed a new area manager and new head of business growth to its Moray team.

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Energy

Orkney’s Sustainable Energy Strategy unveiled

A Sustainable Energy Strategy for Orkney was launched as part of the official opening of the world leading Surf ‘n’ Turf project.

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Social enterprise

Social Enterprise World Forum to benefit region

Representatives from social enterprises in the Highlands and Islands are currently taking part in the Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 ...

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Life sciences

New life science building on Inverness Campus takes a step forward

The development of Inverness Campus moves another step forward with tenders being invited to build a second life science building.

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Community and cultural development

Celebrating the contribution communities make to Scotland

Over 250 community leaders from across Scotland will meet in Aviemore today and tomorrow (21-22 September) at a national conference to lo...

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General HIE news

Aerospace and defence sector opportunities in the region highlighted at event

Businesses in the Highlands and Islands are being invited to a free workshop to find out how the region can benefit from opportunities in...

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Digital and broadband

#hellodigital comes to Dunoon

Digital technology is increasingly changing how we live, work and study – and a new initiative in Dunoon is set to help local people find...

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Community Conference

Developing our communities: The battle between remembering and forgetting

Cormac Russell, Managing Director of Nurture Development and a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Institute a...

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Community Conference

The Highlands and Islands: A world leader in community development

Frank Rennie, Professor of Sustainable Rural Development at the University of the Highlands and Islands speaks about how Scotland is lead...

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Business support

€16.6m programme launched to support SME innovation

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in some of the most fragile areas of western Scotland are among those set to benefit from a new €16.6 ...

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Food and drink

Scotland Food & Drink appoints Business Development Manager for Highlands & Islands

Scotland Food & Drink has appointed an Inverness-based Business Development Manager to help strengthen its support for Highlands & Island...

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Energy

WES takes steps to harness the waves with new control systems funding

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has just announced over £660K of funding for 13 new projects aiming to develop innovative control systems for ...

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Inward investment

Local company wins grounds maintenance contract at Inverness Campus

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed Higher Ground Community Services Ltd to deliver grounds maintenance at Inverness Cam...

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Energy

Scottish Marine Renewables Conference in Inverness

A two-day conference in Inverness is playing host to experts in marine energy at an exciting time for the sector.

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