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Aquaculture and Animal Health Business Accelerator Programme Opens

Businesses from the aquaculture and animal health sectors are being encouraged to consider applying for the latest Pathfinder Accelerator programme. Developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), Pathfinder is a free six-month development programme for small to medium sized businesses. Delivered mostly online, Pathfinder provides fast-track training and mentoring for entrepreneurs looking to build a company or …

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4c Engineering – Transforming Lives – From Wheelchair to Walking

Move4ward (David Powney and Jude Simms) run a neuro-physio rehabilitation centre in Elgin, and through this they identified an innovation opportunity to develop a novel system – the MYGO. The MYGO is a soft garment exoskeleton, with built in printed conductive electrodes. It creates and boosts electrical signals to different nerves and muscles sequentially throughout the body, helping …

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Trees For Life Newsletter

Trees for Life have released their latest newsletter outlining all of the fantastic projects that are going on in Scotland. The first of which is the news that the Scottish Government are going to actively support the expansion of Scotland’s beaver population. Beavers do wonders for biodiversity by making rivers more nature-rich and resilient to …

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Sharp’s New Plasmacluster Range

In order to help contend with the spread of Coronavirus and other harmful airborne pathogens, Sharp has pioneeringly launched the Plasmacluster range. Plasmaclusters are air purification and humidification devices that are designed to catch, collect and filter harmful bacteria, viruses, mould, allergens and odours. Their triple filtration system removes 99.7% of particulate matter from the …

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EuropeWave Phase 1

Further success for Waveram project selected for EuropeWave programme Scottish technology development specialists, 4c Engineering, will collaborate with Basque and Irish firms to develop innovative Wave Energy Convertor (WEC) technology. The Inverness Campus based firm have partnered with Irish Waveram Limited (the project lead contractor), and Basque R&D experts TECNALIA, to develop the “Waveram” project. …

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left to right: David Siegel, Managing Director at HighNet; Allan McEwan, CityFibre’s City Manager for Inverness; and Cllr Duncan MacPherson

CityFibre’s Inverness Full Fibre Network Build Marks Two-year Anniversary

Two years after starting its build, CityFibre has now installed a staggering 306km of full fibre optic cables up and down the streets of Inverness as part of its £21m plan to future-proof the city’s digital connectivity. The significant milestone means there is enough full fibre cabling connecting the city’s homes to take in the 305km from Inverness to the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, …

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HELPING BUSINESSES MANAGE THEIR CASHFLOW AS THEY START TO REOPEN

Helping businesses manage their cashflow as they start to reopen. Cash is king – how businesses can take control of their outgoings. The impacts of the pandemic will be felt well into the future but for now, businesses are taking their first steps in gradually reopening. Coffee shops and cafes are welcoming customers inside, hairdressers …

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INVERNESS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CALLS FOR “RELATIONSHIP RESET” AS HOLYROOD ELECTIONS APPROACH

Inverness Chamber of Commerce is calling for the relationship between businesses and politicians to be reset in a policy document issued ahead of the Holyrood election. Inverness Chamber of Commerce said Scottish Parliamentarians need to understand and support the value and importance of business in their policy programmes, in a paper entitled “Rally for Growth”, …

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