Young people in Caithness and Lochaber will be among the first in Scotland to benefit from new Norwegian style learning centres.
The centres are aimed at helping young people pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and digital (STEMD).
They are being developed by the Science Skills Academy (SSA), a partnership project led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), with £3 million from the Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal.
Nine Orkney marine energy businesses are taking part in a major industry event in London today (23 February).
With support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) the firms are attending the Renewable UK Wave and Tidal 2017 conference and exhibition.
Argyll and Bute Council has let a major contract that will strengthen Oban’s status as a marine tourism hub.
The £3 million development of transit berthing and associated maritime visitor facilities includes a £300,000 contribution from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
More than 250 businesses and community groups are getting together with local and national digital professionals in Inverness on Monday (20 February) for #hellodigital EXTRA 2017.
Five companies from the Highlands and Islands have been shortlisted for the HSBC Scottish Export Awards 2017 which takes place in Glasgow, 22 March.