• 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

    £1million expansion for resurrected sand mine

    A £1million expansion at a sand mine that re-opened in 2012 has created nine new jobs in rural Lochaber. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has invested £100,000 in the development by Lochaline Quartz Sand Ltd on the Morvern peninsula.
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  • 24 April 2017

    Coigach turbine pays off

    A £1.8 million ambitious and complex project to install a community wind turbine in a remote part of Wester Ross is starting to pay off. The turbine was procured by the Coigach Community Development Company (CCDC), a group supported by HIE.
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  • Mallaig Yachting Development

    Mallaig's new yachting facility, which can provide berths for up to 48 yachts, was part funded under the Sail West project and co-financed by Mallaig Harbour Authority, HIE and The Highland Council.
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  • CuillinFM

    Every morning between 7.30am and 9.00am the inhabitants of Skye and Lochalsh can wake up to breakfast with community radio station Cuillin FM.
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