Meet HALO’s #RockAngels
A galaxy of Government bodies and major businesses buy into our HALO vision – big style.
They bring international, national and local resources, knowledge and time, joining us in making HALO a focus of transformational economic change in Ayrshire.
The Scottish Government is contributing an initial £5.3 million for essential infrastructure and for pioneering geo-thermal energy that will heat the HALO and neighbouring communities.
The UK Government has committed a first phase £3.5 million to build our Enterprise and Innovation Centre.
East Ayrshire Council has invested £2 million in vital site preparation works and works tirelessly to ensure that the HALO will be completed on schedule.
Diageo PLC has donated the land for £1 and contributed £2 million to support planning and design of the HALO development.
Scottish Power is The HALO Platinum Partner/Sponsor. Launching a £5 Million, five-year programme, building upon their “Utility of the Future” vision, the energy company will be a leader in the HALO Innovation and Enterprise Centre and the Digital and Cyber Zone. HALO and Scottish Power will be working together to create a cyber and digital training and learning facility, at the forefront of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’.
Ayrshire College is our closest neighbour and partner, integrating with HALO to progress a deep range of practical learning experiences and qualifications for its students, from construction and digital skills to social care and design.
The University of the West of Scotland is contributing its expertise in innovation, digital and cyber learning to help shape the nature of our enterprise and Innovation Centre.
The HALO’s role in digital and cyber skills learning is being shaped and facilitated by the Scottish Business Resilience Centre and is one of its knowledge hubs which link into the UK and European cyber resilience networks.