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
We post information about our events, as well as those run by our partner organisations.
Businesses across the Highlands and Islands are being asked for their views on investment to develop tourism ‘destinations’ and the benefit this brings to their area.
Scotland’s aquaculture sector could expand beyond inshore waters in the next few years, in a move that could boost the sector’s economic value by around £3.7m, creating more jobs.
The first major arts hub in the Highlands is now open – providing urgently needed studios for everyone from photographers and textile designers to an artist who knits glass.
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.