LifeScan Scotland plans £8.7m investment in Inverness supported by HIE
A new centre in Inverness, opened today (Thursday 25 August) by Deputy First Minister John Swinney, is to be a role model for collaboration between enterprise, education and research.
The Digital Scotland showcase bus is on a mini-tour across Argyll and Bute and Highland this week to promote the arrival of high speed fibre broadband to local homes and businesses.
A Dunoon based software development company is to accelerate its growth plans and create new jobs after securing a £50,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
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Businesses and social enterprises in the Highlands and Islands are ambitious, both for their individual enterprise and for the growth of the region as a whole. Greater economic prosperity will be delivered through private sector led investments which create jobs and wealth.
The Government Economic Strategy (GES) identifies seven sectors as offering particular opportunities for growth due to existing comparative advantages or through potential to capitalise on Scotland's unique natural assets.
HIE plays a leading role in developing the conditions which will enable the Highlands and Islands to fulfil its potential as a globally competitive region with a thriving, low carbon economy.