Highlands & Islands Enterprise



Bridge or tunnel considered for Corran Narrows fixed link

A study is underway into the feasibility of replacing Scotland’s second busiest ferry service ...

Published 19 February 2020

Plans lodged for Sutherland satellite launch site

Development agency Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) has submitted a planning application for ...

Published 12 February 2020

Highland spaceport plans showcased in new video

Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise has released a new video which to highlight its ...

Published 17 January 2020

Contractor’s £25m ‘unlawful state aid’ claim against Scottish Government dismissed

A contractor which claimed the Scottish Government acted unlawfully in giving taxpayers' money to a ...

Published 30 September 2019

£30m low carbon funding to encourage renewable heating

A major fund to create low-carbon heating infrastructure is now open for applications. The Scotti ...

Published 23 September 2019

Offshore wind farms provide major opportunities for Highland firms

Highland firms are being invited to bid for work worth tens of millions of pounds from one of the wo ...

Published 3 September 2019

Ross Cairns named Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s first business relationship manager for Highlands and Islands

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed innovation and construction expert Ross ...

Published 30 August 2019

Highlands and Islands Enterprise agrees lease option with crofters for spaceport

The owners of land earmarked for a proposed spaceport development on the Moine Peninsula have agreed ...

Published 2 August 2019

Cairngorms planning authority approves Ptarmigan Restaurant extension

The Ptarmigan Restaurant at Cairngorm Mountain is to be renovated and extended after planning permis ...

Published 29 May 2019

New life sciences building opens on Inverness Campus

A new £4.5m life sciences building was officially opened at Inverness Campus yesterday by Depu ...

Published 21 May 2019

Local businesses to benefit from extended HIE contract portal

An extended online portal that helps small to medium enterprises in the Highlands and Islands find n ...

Published 2 April 2019

Sutherland spaceport design contract awarded

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed architects to design the spaceport that is bein ...

Published 29 March 2019

CSIC gains £11m funding boost to support ‘innovation revolution’ in Scottish construction sector

More than 1,800 new construction jobs are expected to be created after the Construction Scotland Inn ...

Published 28 February 2019

Crofters vote in favour of working on plans for potential Sutherland spaceport

Plans to establish the UK’s first spaceport in north-west Sutherland have taken a major step f ...

Published 9 November 2018