INNOVATION SUPPORT AND SERVICES

Markets don’t stand still. Neither should your business. Find out what innovation could mean to your company, and see how HIE can help.

Are you a growing business looking to find new opportunities, trial new ideas or simply improve your processes? HIE’s innovation services may be able to help. Whatever the goal, our expert team are on hand to assist with:

  • Research and development
  • Implementing new ideas
  • Improving existing services
  • Finding new areas for your business to explore
  • Developing a strategy for future innovation

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0300 013 5041

Businesses we've helped

Meatsnacks Group is the story of four entrepreneurs who shared a vision of creating great tasting healthy snacks, and a passion for home-grown quality produce.  

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Offering a range of services to young people across the Highlands, Calman Trust has established itself as a support line for many young people who are looking to live independently.

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Equal Adventure combines a love for the great outdoors with the importance of inclusion. 

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Paving change for those living with hidden disabilities, Friendly Access is an accessibility social enterprise based in the Highlands and Islands that is dedicated to creating a fairer society for all. 

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Crùbag is no ordinary textiles company, it fuses a knowledge of science with luxury fashion.

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Aurora Sustainability are a circular economy and sustainability consultancy firm based in Forres

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A Black Isle entrepreneur has been able to transform her customers’ online experience through the support of HIE’s Innovate Your Business Service.

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Proterra’s involvement with IYB has created new possibilities for product development designed to meet specific client needs.

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TrixPix’s is proof that wherever you are in the Highlands, applying innovative thinking and principles to business systems and outward marketing can help your business achieve standards of excellence.

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Since its involvement with the HIE Innovation Programme, Glasstorm has devised new ways of working, and created strategies for achieving its future goals.

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"To be able to share my ideas for business growth with HIE was fantastic from the outset as they understood my needs and how to further my future goals."

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Coast & Glen managed to develop a more efficient backend process and speed up operations to better meet customer demand through our innovation support.

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Russwood Ltd is a Scottish supplier of high-quality, sustainable timber products. As wood specialists, they pride themselves on offering their customers an extensive range and unrivalled technical advice

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Yolo Ltd are an Inverness-based, new start business that aims to bring to market an innovative cosmetic product for Men.

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We helped Linnhe Creative with advice on reshaping their business focus and strategy, and advised how they could develop from a software consultancy into a SaaS recruitment software provider.

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HIE assisted the company with their grant application and with the procurement of professional management qualifications and CMI qualifications.

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Through the Innovate your Business programme, HIE assisted Fuze with their grant application, looking towards developing routes to market and product development.

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Innovate your business

or give us a call
0300 013 5041

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