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

SC Launch Inc. Invests in Viatec, for a third time

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority announces its affiliate, SC Launch Inc.’s, third investment in Viatec. The Piedmont-based company provides ‘plug-and-play’ electronic power take-off systems that optimize energy efficiency and reduce diesel emissions and noise pollution for utility and other fleets. Viatec became an SCRA Member Company in 2017 and received a $25,000 Project Development Fund Grant and […]

SCRA Announces New Member Companies and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – SkilRedi and VBASE Oil Company were accepted as South Carolina Research Authority Member Companies. Advent Innovations Limited Company and FinSiteful 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 […]

SCRA contributes over $1.19 billion to South Carolina’s economy

Summerville, SC – South Carolina Research Authority had over a $1.19 billion impact on the state’s economy in 2023. Their recently published annual report shows what’s included in the billion-plus-dollar impact, determined by a study conducted at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business. In 2023, SCRA and its investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc.: Supported […]

SCRA Announces New Member Companies and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Efferent Labs and Lucie Medical were accepted as South Carolina Research Authority Member Companies. EHG South 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. Efferent Labs […]

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