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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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Three finalists have been chosen from more than 120 selfies taken with the mini Kelpies in Inverness.
Thousands of visitors are believed to have been drawn by the 1:10 scale models of the world famous Kelpies sculpture – two 100-foot high horses’ heads installed at Falkirk – during their three-week stint at Inverness Campus, which ended at the weekend.
Businesses in the Highlands and Islands are being encouraged to apply to the next round of Scottish EDGE funding and the chance to win up to £100,000 each in grants and loans.
Wave Energy Scotland (WES) is running the most extensive technology programme of its kind to find a commercially viable method of harvesting Scotland’s huge wave energy resource.
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.