Our vision is to make the Highlands and Islands a highly successful and competitive region where increasing numbers of people choose to live, work, study and invest.

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We have four priorities we will focus on over the coming years to support Scotland's economic recovery and deliver sustainable growth across the region.

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Find out more about the people at HIE. You can search our staff directory to get directly to the correct person and also find out more about our senior management and board members. 

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If you are interested in working for HIE, keep an eye on our job opportunities page. We also post vacancies on our Linkedinfacebook and twitter pages. 

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This section helps to put into context the various policies HIE operates within.  It also gives you access to HIE publications which explain what we are doing and the success that follows.

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Highlands and Islands Enterprise invest millions of pounds of grant-in-aid funding each year to deliver the objectives of the Scottish Government's Economic Strategy.

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HIE is a public agency and must ensure public money is used in a manner that is effective, efficient and achieves value for money. Services in excess of £50,000 are subject to a process of open competitive tendering.

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HIE want the Highlands and Islands to be a highly successful and competitive region in which increasing numbers of people choose to live, work, study and invest

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We post information about our events, as well as those run by our partner organisations.

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Terms and conditions related to HIE's funding assistance

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Latest news and updates

  • 24 April 2017

    Turbine pays off for Coigach community

    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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  • 21 April 2017

    200 new jobs at Wester Ross dry dock

    Kishorn Dry Dock in Strathcarron, Wester Ross, will come out of a 23 year long hibernation after an agreement to use the site during the construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm. HIE has invested £158,932 in the £450,000 costs of upgrading the dry dock in readiness for new contracts.
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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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Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.

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