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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

  • 30 June 2016

    Mini Kelpies come to Inverness Campus

    The Kelpie maquettes are 1:10 scale models of the world famous Kelpies sculpture - two 100 foot high horses’ heads situated in Falkirk, and will be at Inverness Campus from Thursday 7th to Saturday 23rd July.
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  • 30 June 2016

    Community Broadband Scotland issues Open Market Review for Ettrick Valley and B4GAL

    Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) has issued an open market review (OMR) to enable two rural community broadband groups, Southern Uplands Partnership and Broadband for Glencaple and Lowther (B4GAL), to progress with their community broadband project. Southern Uplands Partnership and B4GAL are seeking to secure funding from CBS to bring superfast broadband to rural locations within the Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway and South Lanarkshire.
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  • 29 June 2016

    Insight into latest technology for North forestry industry

    An audience of around 60 of the north’s forestry professionals will gather in Forres this week to hear the results of a ground breaking technology project that optimises the value of timber on its journey from forest to sawmill.
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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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