Trace the development of our region over the past 50+ years on our timeline
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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An experienced business leader and a collaboration project from the Highlands and Islands have triumphed at Scotland’s annual Life Science Awards held in Glasgow last night (Wednesday 16 May).
Eight businesses and entrepreneurs in the Highlands will start their journey on Pathfinder Accelerator tomorrow (Thursday 10 May) at An Lòchran, Inverness Campus.
More than half (53%) of Highlands and Islands businesses plan to take on new staff in the coming year, and most plan to recruit them from within the region, new research has revealed.
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.