Highlands and Islands Enterprise

About Us

We are the economic and community development agency for the north and west of Scotland.

We help build a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable economy across the Highlands and Islands, attracting more people to live, work, study, invest and visit.

We have a range of support available for companies who would like to do business in the Highlands and Islands.

The dispersed population and unique geography of the Highlands and Islands makes it the ideal location to develop, test and trial new and innovative technologies in digital healthcare. Digital technologies can remove the need for patients to travel to hospital and allow them to manage long term conditions more effectively, while reducing costs for the healthcare system.

Often digital healthcare goes hand in hand with medical technologies: a physical device measures something and the generated data is analysed by a software which results in faster or more tailored treatment. For example, people living with diabetes use a monitoring device to keep an eye on their blood sugar levels - and they can keep track of their measurements and control the device with a mobile app.

Contact us directly for more information:

James Cameron, Head of Life Sciences and Inward Investment


Dr Andrea McColl, Senior Development Manager Life Sciences


Useful Information

Company spotlight - MIME Technologies

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Examples of support available to companies

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Base your business in the Highlands and Islands

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Support services available through HIE

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Collaborative healthcare community at Inverness Campus

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Healthcare innovation at the University of the Highlands and Islands

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Company case study - CorporateHealth International

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Company case study - MIME Technologies

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Company case study - Aseptium

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