Focus North is an informal partnership established to deliver transformational initiatives in the North of Mainland Scotland to generate economic growth and lead the low carbon economy.
Our goals are to: –
• Develop a fairer, resilient, more balanced economy.
• Expand the working population.
• Grow and diversify a sustainable economy.
• Increase the number of private sector businesses operating locally.
• Attract investment.
Our Vision is that ours will be a sustainable region, providing a healthy, economically stable environment for its growing population. Its network of thriving communities will reflect the rich heritage and varied landscapes.
The Partners are: Caithness Chamber of Commerce (CCoC), Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), The Highland Council (HC), The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), The Dounreay decommissioning Site (DSRL), Skills Development Scotland (SDS), UHI North Highland (UHI) and The Scottish Government (SG).
Focus North area of concentration