Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Highlands and Islands Enterprise is Scottish Government’s economic and community development agency for an area covering more than half of Scotland’s land mass, Shetland in the north to Argyll in the south, including almost 100 inhabited islands. HIE’s purpose is to generate sustainable economic growth in the Highlands and Islands.
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Wave Energy Scotland
Wave Energy Scotland (WES) is driving the search for innovative solutions to the technical challenges facing the wave energy sector. Through our competitive procurement programme, we support a range of projects focused on the key systems and sub-systems of Wave Energy Converters. The aim is to produce reliable technology which will result in cost effective wave energy generation.
WES was formed in 2014 at the request of the Scottish Government and is a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise. The aim of WES is to ensure that Scotland maintains a leading role in the development of marine energy.
Through our work, we have funded 95 contracts, committed £41.6m and been involved with 230 separate organisations, across 13 different countries.
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Crown Estate Scotland
Crown Estate Scotland is a public corporation that manages assets – seabed, coastline, rural estates and more – that stretch the length and breadth of the country, making up the Scottish Crown Estate.
Sustainable Marine is a leading provider of coastal and nearshore renewable energy solutions. Its goal is to power island and coastal communities, and energise the blue economy using sustainable forms of energy generation.