Scotland’s aquaculture sector will benefit from a £10 million boost which, it is hoped, will help reaffirm its position as a global leader in innovation and seafood production.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
EXCLUSIVE: Law firm linked to HIE boss paid £120k for legal work connected to crisis-hit Cairn Gorm snow sports centre
A law firm headed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) chairman, Lorne Crerar, has been paid more than £120,000 for legal work connected with the quango’s crisis-hit Cairn Gorm snow sports centre, the Press & Journal has learned.
Fort William aluminium smelter bosses have said plans for a £120 million car wheel plant on the site are moving more slowly than they had hoped, with Brexit uncertainty playing a part.
A new initiative aimed at encouraging visitors to remain in the north for longer has been launched by the founders of the North Coast 500 (NC500).
Spaceport developers in the Highlands have privately admitted they have “very little” room for delays in the project schedule if they are to “deliver it on time”.
Delegates from organisations involved in tackling socio-economic challenges across Europe are visiting the Highlands.
The mutual benefits of businesses building bonds with their local communities in the Highlands and Islands and Moray is the focus of a new initiative being rolled out across the area.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has teamed up with The Canada Media Fund to offer a total of £200,000 through the Canada – Scotland Co-development Incentive.
A funding boost for a Moray video production company has been described as “quantum leap” to help it expand further into the American market.
An official report has cast doubt on how rising costs of a multi-million pound plans to build a spaceport in Sutherland will be met.
Fresh doubt surrounds the future of a top Highland visitor attraction after Scotland’s public spending watchdog warned “tough decisions” on repairs to Cairngorm’s crisis-hit funicular are likely to be needed soon.
A project to evaluate the suitability of Shetland’s northernmost island as a location to launch rockets using air balloons has been given a £15,000 boost.
Eden Court's investigations into the possibility of expanding its main theatre to accommodate blockbuster shows was welcomed yesterday by Highland councillors.
Campaigners fighting to restore access to a Moray beach have been boosted by the possibility they may get a £200,000 cash injection.
As chair of the economic development agency for the Highlands and islands of Scotland I am passionate about ensuring the success of our region. I am also proud of the significant contribution our region makes to national economic growth.
An Aberdeen firm has been awarded more than £32,000 to develop ways to measure the level of whisky in a barrel using ultrasound technology.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Business Gateway have appointed Aberdeen-based business support organisation Elevator to run the first, fully funded business accelerator in Moray.
Up to 40 rocket launches a year could take off from Britain's first spaceport in the Highlands - almost seven times the initial estimate.
A young Highland entrepreneur is embarking on a £64,000 expansion of his business, creating three new jobs in a Wester Ross hamlet.
Proposals have emerged for a £3.5 million food and drink technology centre to be developed in the Highlands.
German wind energy company Enercon is to open a “flagship” Scottish distribution and training facility employing 20 people at Inverness Airport Business Park (IABP) early next year.
The Highlands & islands and Moray are an “ideal living laboratory” for aviation and aerospace testing, the UK Government has been told.
The UK Government has been warned companies in the Highland and islands “will not invest” if the future of air links with “hubs” such as Heathrow, allowing daily business trips and international connections, cannot be guaranteed.
Options for funding the proposed development of a £17.3 million spaceport in the Highlands will be finalised later this year, it has emerged.
Queen’s Birthday Honours: CBE for HIE chairman for his contribution to economic and community development
The chairman of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has been made a Commander of the British Empire in recognition of his contribution to economic and community development in Scotland.
Scottish Government auditors are investigating the ability of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to run the Cairngorm ski area and questioning the organisation’s valuation of the resort’s failed funicular railway.
Thirty young people from the Highlands and Finland will gather in Aviemore today to explore how to attract the next generation of development leaders.
Trade links between the far north and the Great White North will be highlighted during an upcoming seminar on how firms in the Highlands and Islands can tap into the Canadian market.
MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
A Scottish Government minister has said its ambition is to have “at least one” spaceport in Scotland – but he warned that Brexit could create “challenges” for the sector.
A former RAF officer leading Shetland’s bid to host the UK’s first satellite-launching base has revealed why he is convinced his team is “winning” the space race.
Police have been called and one couple have emigrated amid simmering tensions in the remote Highland community earmarked for Britain’s first spaceport.