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.

Find out more about what we do

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 our priorities

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. 

Find out more about who we are

If you are interested in working for HIE, keep an eye on our job opportunities page. We also post vacancies on our Linkedinfacebook and twitter pages. 

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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.

More about policies and publications

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.

More about where we're investing

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.

View our current tenders

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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We post information about our events, as well as those run by our partner organisations.

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Terms and conditions related to HIE's funding assistance

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Latest news and updates

  • 21 October 2016

    500 bookings for first Argyll Enterprise Week

    More than 500 places have been booked for free workshops, seminars and other events taking place during Argyll Enterprise Week, next week (31 October to 4 November) in Oban. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Argyll and Bute Council’s Business Gateway have organised the event to support businesses and communities throughout Argyll and the Islands and encourage enterprise.
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  • 20 October 2016

    Businesses to create 360-Degree videos

    Eleven Highlands and Islands businesses and organisations are using 360 video equipment over the next two weeks to create films that promote their businesses, their local area and their communities. The groups were awarded use of the equipment following a workshop in Inverness this week (17-18 October) at the digital demonstration centre #hellodigital, part of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
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  • 14 October 2016

    Two HIE teams win national UK awards

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) enjoyed major awards success at two separate UK ceremonies on Thursday night (13 October) for our pioneering role in delivering next generation broadband.
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Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.

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