Thurso area to benefit from RES wind farm scheme

26th August 2022

Thurso area to benefit from RES wind farm scheme Cairnmore Hill, which went into planning this week, is understood to be the first wind farm in Caithness to include Thurso Community Council area as a direct beneficiary of its community benefit package. RES has submitted a planning application to The Highland Council for its re-designed […]

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BUSINESSES ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE WITHOUT URGENT GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

26th August 2022

BUSINESSES ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE WITHOUT URGENT GOVERNMENT SUPPORT Ahead of the new energy price cap announcement by Ofgem on Friday 26th August 2022, Caithness Chamber of Commerce propose urgent actions for the Scottish and UK Governments to tackle the cost crisis and support businesses.  Our Action Plan for the Scottish Government to support […]

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Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm joins Caithness Chamber of Commerce

22nd August 2022

The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) has joined the Caithness Chamber of Commerce as a diamond partner – the highest level of membership. This will support the Chamber in its mission to create a vibrant business community within the North Highlands and maximise the opportunities the project will bring to the area. The PFOWF […]

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DASA – ‘Doing Business with Defence’ webinar

18th August 2022

The Defence Exploitation Service has set up a webinar with DASA, hosting a speaker from Defence Procurement to provide useful information to innovators on ‘Doing Business with Defence’. This will include information on where to find MOD contract competitions and frameworks advertised, a brief overview on how to use the Defence Sourcing Portal what to […]

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Wick-Aberdeen Air Services – Onward Domestic & International Connectivity

18th August 2022

Looking to fly from Wick but unsure of schedules and connections? The link below gives access to information on the schedule of flights from Wick to Aberdeen and onward domestic & international connections. For more information – click here For bookings visit easternairways.com    

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New Members – August 2022

16th August 2022

This month, we’re thrilled to welcome to our membership two new Diamond Partners West of Orkney Ltd and Highland Wind Ltd as well as SSE Renewables as a Premier Partner.   We are also delighted to welcome Colin Campbell Photography and look forward to working with them all. To discuss membership, please reach out to our […]

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West of Orkney Windfarm joins Caithness Chamber of Commerce

9th August 2022

The developer of a major new offshore windfarm has joined the Caithness Chamber of Commerce with an ambition to maximise the long-term economic benefits the project will bring to the north of Scotland. In January the West of Orkney Windfarm secured the rights to an area of seabed from the Crown Estate Scotland in the […]

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DASA Launches Phase 2 of Point of Care Diagnostics

26th July 2022

We are delighted to announce Phase 2 of Point of care diagnostics (if you are interested in Phase 1, the information is here). In Phase 2, we have £1m and expect to fund 1-2 projects which will finish at TRL5. We are looking for innovations that enable front-line clinicians to diagnose and treat individuals exposed […]

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DASA Themed Competition – Veterans’ Health Innovation Fund on behalf of The Office for Veterans’ Affairs (OVA; Cabinet Office)

6th July 2022

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new DASA Themed Competition – Veterans’ Health Innovation Fund on behalf of The Office for Veterans’ Affairs (OVA; Cabinet Office). Projects can be up to 24 months in length, will be <£300k and be within  TRL1 to TRL6. There is £2.7m available in total. This is […]

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New Members July

5th July 2022

This month, we’re thrilled to welcome Myconsultant.biz, ROSE Sustainability Ltd, Park Lodge International Ltd, Caithness Agricultural Society and Liddicoat PR Consultancy to the Chamber membership group. We also delighted to welcome Highland Coast Hotels Collection which includes Newton Lodge, Kylesku Hotel, Royal Marine Hotel, Tongue Hotel, Royal Golf Hotel and the Plockton Inn. To discuss membership, […]

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