Highlands and Islands Enterprise



HIE secures funding for Scotland's green innovations

A new European grant secured by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) will help the agency to support innovation in the UK's marine sector.

Published 16 July 2021

New manufacturing, office and storage facility considered for Enterprise Park Forres

A new high-spec manufacturing, office and storage facility is being considered for the Enterprise Park Forres.

Published 15 July 2021

Outer Hebrides distillery secures £1.99 million funding boost from HIE

Plans for a new distillery and visitor centre in Benbecula have secured up to £1.99 million from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 14 July 2021

Argyll and Islands tourism recovery plan secures £350,000 from HIE

A three-year project to rebuild the tourism sector across Argyll and the Islands has secured £350,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and will create new jobs.

Published 8 July 2021

Speyfruit Ltd secures £24,110 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Elgin-based Speyfruit Ltd, one of the largest suppliers of fruit and vegetables in the North East of Scotland, has secured up to £24,110 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 7 July 2021

Greenshoots: IT Central launches video production academy thanks to £25,000 HIE funding

Elgin-based firm IT Central has launched a specialist studio space to support businesses and communities in the area and further afield, thanks to £25,000 funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 28 June 2021

Busta House Hotel secures £194,000 from HIE for significant upgrades

A project underway to upgrade the Busta House Hotel in Shetland has secured up to £194,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in the past year.

Published 22 June 2021

HIE awards Seaspray (Shetland) Ltd £50,000 to build new packing station

A project to establish a new mussel packing station in Shetland for Seaspray (Shetland) Ltd has been awarded £50,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 10 June 2021

HIE awards £365,000 for Caithness and Sutherland tourism recovery

A three-year strategy to help in the recovery of the tourism industry in Caithness and Sutherland has secured £365,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 9 June 2021

West Coast communities invest in safe re-opening for visitors

Community organisations on Highland’s West Coast are supporting the safe return of visitors to the region by upgrading a range of local tourism facilities.

Published 8 June 2021

HIE sets out plan for green jobs and inclusive recovery

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has set out its plans to create jobs and support an inclusive and green economic recovery over the coming year.

Published 2 June 2021

Greenshoots: Outer Hebrides pony trekking secures £30,000 funding from HIE

A pony trekking business in the Isle of Lewis has secured £30,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for a project that will see new jobs created for young people.

Published 1 June 2021

Young entrepreneurs encouraged to apply to IMPACT30 support programme

Young entrepreneurs in Scotland are being encouraged to sign up for the fully-funded business growth programme, IMPACT30.

Published 28 May 2021

Tourism capital investment benefits Outer Hebrides’ communities

Ten community organisations in the Outer Hebrides are working to build back better after lockdown with support of £320,141 distributed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 18 May 2021

Argyll seaweed nursery secures £75,000 funding from HIE

A £150,000 project to expand and commercialise a seaweed nursery in Argyll, has secured up to £75,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 17 May 2021