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.
HIE responds to Government and other consultations on issues affecting the Highlands and Islands. We also consult on a number of issues ourselves.
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.
We post information about our events, as well as those run by our partner organisations.
The renewable energy industry gathered last night (Wednesday 22nd May) to celebrate the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) 10th anniversary at the annual All-Energy Exhibition and Conference in Aberdeen.
EFC Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of instrumentation, monitoring, handling and control systems for the global oil and gas industry, has announced the launch of a new manufacturing plant in Moray.
One of Scotland’s largest and most ambitious creative industries events will boast the broadest range of creative activity in its history when it’s held in Inverness next month.
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.