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.

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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.

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Latest News

SCRA Presents Company, Founder, and Researcher of the Year Awards at Annual Summit

Summerville, SC – Hundreds gathered at the South Carolina Research Authority’s annual summit in Columbia yesterday, where Williamston-based Bubble Paper was awarded Company of the Year, Scott Pancoast of Zylö Therapeutics was awarded Founder of the Year, and Dr. Joe Carson of the College of Charleston was awarded Applied Researcher of the Year. Bubble Paper is a leader in […]

SCRA Announces New Member Company and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Katalyst Corporation was accepted as a South Carolina Research Authority Member Company. FireGator, Lumiq, Notey, Ortho-Dx, and SkilRedi received new grant funding. All SCRA Member Companies receive coaching and access to SCRA’s Startup Resources, can apply for grant funding, and have the potential to be considered for investment from SCRA’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc. […]

Heirloom Receives Award from the SC Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Mount Pleasant, SC – Heirloom, a veteran-owned small business specializing in digitizing precious memories, was honored today by the South Carolina Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Major General (Ret.) Todd B. McCaffrey, as he inducted the company into the prestigious Gold level of the Veteran Friendly Employer Recognition Program. This recognition comes as a testament to […]

Three Minutes and One Big Idea: SCRA Judges MUSC’s 3-Minute Thesis Competition

MUSC graduate students share their big ideas with hopes of advancing to the next round. Charleston, S.C. – Just imagine it: you have a bit of a complex idea, and on a good day, it would take at least an hour and a half and 20 pages to begin explaining it. However, you walk into […]

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