News and Events


Soup and Soapbox on Inverness Campus

Throughout 2024, UHI, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and SRUC are co-organising a series of lunchtime events every third Wednesday of the month on Inverness Campus. The locations will rotate between the Life Sciences Innovation Centre, the Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre and Solasta House.

Visit the event's webpage for more information.

SULSA One Health Workshop

The Life Sciences Innovation Centre hosted a One Health workshop for SULSA members on 27 February 2024.

The workshop brought together senior academics from member Scottish universities to discuss strategic priorities and funding within One Health. 

This was a crucial step forward for UHI to expose its strengths in One Health and consolidate partnerships for future collaborative projects.

Health Innovation Day at the Life Sciences Innovation Centre

In collaboration between UHI, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and NHS Highland, the Health Innovation Day took place on 14 June 2023 at the Life Sciences Innovation Centre on Inverness Campus.

Over 50 delegates attended this showcase and networking event to learn more about the business support mechanisms offered by Highlands and Islands Enterprise, the health research capacity at UHI, and how to interact with the health and care sector with NHS Highland Research, Development and Innovation.

Presentations can be downloaded from the NHS Highland RD&I website.


The Life Sciences Innovation Centre celebrates its opening

UHI and Highlands and Islands Enterprise celebrated the opening of the Life Sciences Innovation Centre on 18 April 2023 in the presence of UHI Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal and Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam.

Funded by the UK Government through the Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal, and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, this facility on Inverness Campus hosts collaborative spaces, pre-incubator spaces for business tenants, and laboratories for research in medical nanotechnology and active health.