Highlands and Islands Enterprise is an ambitious organisation with a unique remit which integrates economic and community development
Our vision is to make the Highlands and Islands a highly successful and competitive region where increasing numbers of people choose to live, work, study and invest.
We have four priorities we will focus on over the coming years to support Scotland's economic recovery and deliver sustainable growth across the region.
Find out more about the people at HIE. You can search our staff directory to get directly to the correct person and also find out more about our senior management and board members.
This section helps to put into context the various policies HIE operates within. It also gives you access to HIE publications which explain what we are doing and the success that follows.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise invest millions of pounds of grant-in-aid funding each year to deliver the objectives of the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy.
HIE is a public agency and must ensure public money is used in a manner that is effective, efficient and achieves value for money. Services in excess of £50,000 are subject to a process of open competitive tendering.
HIE want the Highlands and Islands to be a highly successful and competitive region in which increasing numbers of people choose to live, work, study and invest
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High speed fibre broadband has rolled out ‘doon the watter’ with the first services now live in one of Scotland’s best-loved tourist destinations – Rothesay.
A new £2.2m facility for life sciences companies on Inverness Campus is now ready to welcome its first tenants. Commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) the striking new premises offer unparalleled opportunities for life science companies to be part of the wider collaborative centre for research and commercialisation on the 215 acre Inverness Campus site.
Social enterprise development agency Firstport is launching an exciting new programme in Argyll and the Islands to help boost local economies and create jobs.
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.