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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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Community and cultural development

£1 million for Rothesay Pavilion

More than £1 million of European funding for the restoration of Rothesay Pavilion will help create new jobs, Economy Secretary Keith Brow...

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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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Creative industries

Ceannard Ùr dha ionad ealain is dualchais ann an Uibhist a Tuath

Thathas air ceannard ùr fhastadh airson prògram ealain is dualchais a leasachadh ann an Uibhist a Tuath.

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Food and drink

First spat from Scottish pilot mussel hatchery goes to sea

The first mussel spat reared at the Scottish Shellfish Hatchery Stepping Stone project in Shetland was transferred to on-growing sites at...

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Food and drink

Highlands and Islands Food and Drink 2017 award winners announced

Businesses in the Highlands & Islands are celebrating after being crowned winners at the prestigious Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awa...

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Digital and broadband

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more Highlands and Islands homes

More fibre broadband has gone live across the Highlands and Islands thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband roll-out....

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Digital and broadband

Moray business week

Moray businesses are being offered free workshops during Moray Business Week, 8-15 November, including two digital events hosted by HIE a...

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Food and drink

Food and drink goes global

More than 30 food and drink companies from the Highlands and Islands took part at Showcase Scotland in Gleneagles earlier this month....

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Education and universities

Report will highlight national importance of Highlands and Islands’ marine resource

The potential for the Highlands and Islands to become a leading player in developing the UK’s marine economy will be the focus of a new, ...

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Food and drink

Aquaculture firms encouraged to take part in skills study

Companies in aquaculture and related services are being invited to take part in a study to determine the future skills needs of the secto...

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Tourism

Cairngorm Snowfactory trial

The proposed trial of Snowfactory technology on Cairngorm Mountain will receive £25,800 from HIE if it goes ahead.

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Community and cultural development

Report highlights importance of housing to regional development

HIE has published a new report into housing provision in the region.

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