The Highlands and Islands of Scotland


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Why invest in the Highlands and Islands?

The Highlands and Islands of Scotland is a magnet for progressive industries and innovative businesses, with landmark achievements in renewable energy, life sciences and marine biotechnology, and business services. These growing sectors, together with successful tourism, food and drink and creative industries, are helping to build and enrich the region's diverse economy.

It's the perfect place to do business

No matter what type of business you’re in, you’ll find that the Highlands and Islands is the perfect location to thrive. And, we can help you relocate or expand your business here with a range of business support and funding. Get in touch today to find out how.

Investment Opportunities

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Get in touch and find out more about our current investments and opportunities waiting for you. You can also find out more by exploring the investment opportunities section above.

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Where ideas flourish, businesses grow and people thrive

Our key business sectors

Your business can thrive in the Highlands and Islands

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is a unique government agency in the UK, with a remit for both community and economic development. A private and public sector collaborative approach to the development of key industries has proved successful for the region’s strong economic growth and stability.

We can help you explore the opportunities to locate in the Highlands and Islands. If you are interested in locating to the region, expanding or launching your business, we can provide you with a full range of tailored support. You’ll have a dedicated team to work with you every step of the way, both before and after you’ve made the move. We’ll help you get your business up and running quickly, and build strong foundations for future growth.


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