The Make it Smart Hub

The Make It Smart Hub is a free-to-use resource connecting the Highlands and Islands community with up-to-date training, equipment and business opportunities.

It is a programme provided by Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, University of The Highlands Inverness College, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and other innovation partners. 

Join the hub


Innovation in practice

Be inspired by the latest innovative projects making a difference in the built environment and manufacturing world. Take a virtual tour of Scotland’s own Innovation Factory or browse our extensive support system to improve your business.  


Connect innovation

Take part in the latest free events, share business challenges to find solutions, or share a solution to businesses in the Highlands and Islands region. Find out what’s on and who to connect with to help your business on its innovation journey.   



Stay ahead of the curve

Access the latest training and development opportunities from the Highlands and Islands region, and further afield, to gain new skills for you and your workforce. 


Take action

Access free support or advice to help your organisation innovate and improve productivity. The Hub’s partners offer a range of support to help you on your innovation journey.