Trace the development of our region over the past 50+ years on our timeline
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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Plans to boost the number of digital jobs to 150,000 by 2021 have been outlined in the Scottish Government’s new digital strategy.
The ability of a remote island’s biggest employer to continue operating from the location has been further secured. Project Trust (PT) is a social enterprise based on the Isle of Coll in Argyll. Each year it co-ordinates long term overseas volunteering opportunities for up to 300 young people from across the UK and Europe.
An Argyll hotel is to embark on a major upgrade that will boost its star rating and create new jobs. Loch Melfort Hotel, situated between Oban and Kilmartin, has secured £101,000 investment towards the £290,000 project from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.