Industry Partnership Fund

The Industry Partnership Fund was established to fund coaching, grants, investments, and other types of support for technology startups and academic research and development. Contributions made by individuals and organizations provide a dollar-for-dollar tax credit.

Learn more

SC Launch Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization affiliated with SCRA, which provides loans and investments to selected South Carolina-based companies participating in the SC Launch program.

Learn more

Latest News

SCRA Announces New Member And Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Scarlet Connect was accepted as a South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) Member Company. Bottle Titan received new grant funding. All SCRA Member Companies receive coaching, access to experts in SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, eligibility to apply for grant funding, and the potential to be considered for an investment from SCRA’s investment affiliate, […]

Global Transplant Solutions Successfully Graduates from SC Launch Inc.

Summerville, SC – South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA), announces the successful graduation of SC Launch Inc. Portfolio Company, Global Transplant Solutions Inc. This exit yielded financial returns for the continued support of additional technology-based startups in South Carolina. The Spartanburg-based company makes products that enable the safe collection, preservation, and transport of human organs for transplantation. […]

SC Launch Inc. Announces Second Investment in Bubble Paper

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA’s) investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has made its second investment in tForm, dba, Bubble Paper. This $300,000 investment will help the startup accelerate its growth to continue producing eco-friendly packaging solutions.   Bubble Paper became an SCRA Member Company in 2018 and received a $25,000 Project Development Fund Grant. […]

SCRA Announces New Member Companies and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Borealis Global Advisory and CarbonCents were accepted as South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) Member Companies. Infinity Collar and SiteMarker received new grant funding. All SCRA Member Companies receive coaching, access to experts in SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, eligibility to apply for grant funding, and the potential to be considered for an investment from SCRA’s […]

SC Launch CEO Podcast

Jack Neil, CEO and Founder of Hank AI

Jason Cansler, UASidekick

Gore Bolton, Land Intelligence