Entrepreneurship is about the skills and ambitious mindset necessary to develop, drive and grow a successful business.
Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of any economy. Scotland has a history of producing great entrepreneurs and HIE want to support entrepreneurs in the Highlands and Islands in leading and growing world class businesses by helping them sharpen their entrepreneurial skills and significantly raise their ambition of what they can achieve.
HIE can provide access for account managed clients to a number of innovative and world class entrepreneurship support programmes, training courses and activities. Download our flyer of Ambitious Entrepreneurship support activities for high impact entrepreneurs.
Support is available for high impact entrepreneurs in:
If you are planning on starting a new business and looking for advice or if you are an existing business who is not account managed by HIE, please contact your local Business Gateway advisor in the Highland area. If you have a business idea that you are looking for advice to develop, contact the Innovate Your Business Innovation Enquiry Service on 01463 732596.
If you are an inventor, individual, student, sole trader, researcher or micro business looking for advice on turning your idea into a business, visit www.brightideascotland.com for further information.
If you are based outwith the Highlands and Islands and would like to discuss the opportunities for relocating your business to the region, contact Michael Koetsier at Highlands and Islands Enteprise.