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.
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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.
A new £4.5 million life sciences facility has been officially opened in the Highlands by John Swinney.
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.
Shetland’s bid to send rockets into space has been boosted by the signing of a new deal with a similar project at the opposite end of Britain.
Future of Lochaber hangs in the balance as major investment needed to protect future of the once-thriving area
The future of Lochaber could decline dramatically over the next 20 years without a major “renaissance” of the area’s working population.
North businesses must prepare for relegation from the “premier league to the fourth division” of international trade after a hard Brexit, a senior enterprise agency chief has said.
Protestors say proposed Skye aerodrome reopening will ‘subsidise rich people’s flights to the island’
Skye residents have urged agencies to think again over plans to trial the reintroduction of air services to the island’s Ashaig Airport.
Work to renovate the main building in a £3million project to create The Rockfield Centre in Oban will begin early this year.
Bosses at Eden Court Theatre - which is facing massive funding cuts - are exploring how its main 840-seat auditorium can be redeveloped to be more profitable.
A report into the safety of the Cairngorm funicular railway has been further delayed – and will not be published until after the New Year.
Researchers believe a pioneering Highland project to gather information about cancers among dogs in Scotland could improve prevention and care and help efforts to combat human forms of the disease.
Continued investment is needed to boost the number of young people and families choosing to live and work in the Highlands and Islands, the head of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in the area has said.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise has established a new limited company “in anticipation” of taking over operations at Cairngorm ski centre.
Almost half of young people living in the Highlands and Islands want to stay here, according to a report published today.
A Scottish Government minister has insisted that officials and agencies are working “flat-out” to resolve issues at CairnGorm Mountain.
An ambitious £27million, 10-year vision to revamp ski operations at Cairngorm Mountain – including new chairlifts, a mountain coaster and a zipline tour – was unveiled yesterday.
The Cairngorm mountain funicular could be closed for the whole season in a worst-case scenario, enterprise chiefs have warned.
The Cairngorm funicular railway has been forced to stop operating “for several weeks” as a safety precaution.