• 22 May 2017

    Aquaculture supply chain £1m innovation fund opens

    Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands can now apply to a £1 million innovation fund, which has opened for applications.
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  • 22 May 2017

    Support for innovation

    Businesses looking to develop a new product, process or service can access support and funding of up to £15,000 through HIE’s Innovate Your Business programme.
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  • 17 May 2017

    Venturefest 2017 - SME innovation summit

    SMEs across the Highlands and Islands are being encouraged to attend Venturefest Scotland 2017, the annual summit on innovation taking place at the Glasgow Science Centre on 20 September. A feeder event will take place in Inverness on 22 June.
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  • 15 May 2017

    Dornoch brothers raise a glass to new micro distillery

    Two brothers are celebrating as the first spirit at their new micro distillery in Dornoch began to flow this month. Phil and Simon Thompson’s dream of opening their own distillery has become a reality as the Dornoch Distillery opened for business producing hand distilled gin, vodka, rum and whisky.
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  • 19 April 2017

    Business innovation and investment hub opens in London

    Scotland’s latest Innovation and Investment Hub, Scotland House, has officially opened in London with more than 450 businesses registering their interest in becoming members in the first few weeks.
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  • Morefield Industrial Estate

    The Morefield site was purchased by the Ullapool Harbour Trust in 2009 and the mixed development of commercial and industrial units and storage facilities is due to be completed in July 2013.
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  • Loch Duart

    Loch Duart, another HIE account managed business, is an award-winning independent Scottish salmon farm based in Sutherland and the Hebrides.
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  • Handa Shellfish

    HIE is supporting two fishermen, with over 50 years experience on the seas between them, to expand their business to attract more tourists to the north west coast of Scotland.
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  • Calder Engineering

    HIE helps Thurso based engineering company successfully diversify into the offshore wind industry.
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  • Scrabster Harbour

    A £20 million investment programme at Scrabster Harbour is securing jobs and helping to position the north of Scotland at the forefront of the renewables revolution.
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