FUELING

SOUTH CAROLINA'S

INNOVATION ECONOMY

South Carolina Research Authority is accelerating technology-enabled growth in research, academia, entrepreneurship and industry.
WHAT WE DO

FACILITIES
Bringing collaboration
to life

ACADEMIA
Fostering research and
collaboration

SCRA Academic Programs

INDUSTRY
Delivering value to industry
through innovation

SCRA Industry Programs

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Supporting startups
through SC Launch

SCRA entrepreneurship program
SCRA Academic Programs

Enabling Growth of Research & Commercialization

"It is because of SCRA that KIYATEC is the company we are today - Cutting edge technology, attracting national attention, creating a better future for cancer patients. All of that right here in South Carolina."
Matt Gevaert
CEO, KIYATEC

Support startups & entrepreneurs with academic affiliation

Invest in shared infrastructure, equipment & pilot projects

Provide grant services for research, product demonstrations & prototyping

Enable strategic cooperation across the state to establish & grow research alliances

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SCRA entrepreneurship program

$81,422
AVG. SALARY

Avg. salary of
Client Companies

Total number funded
to date to Client Companies

337 GRANTS &
INVESTMENTS

Amount of follow on funding received by
Client Companies

$653 MILLION

Total grants & investments to Client Companies since inception

$43 MILLION

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Supporting Startups Through the SC Launch Program

SCRA Industry Programs

SCRA Works With Industry To Identify Entrepreneurial Companies That Address Corporate Technical Interests.

Location: Columbia, SC
Zverse’s patent pending technology provides the fastes path for converting 2D content into manufacturable 3D files. They offer CAD modeling and design services to their customers.

SC Launch, Inc. Investment

Delivering Value To Industry Through Innovation

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FUELING INNOVATION

From working with entrepreneurs, to engaging industry, we are passionate about fueling innovation that will create opportunities for the state.
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CREATING OPPORTUNITIES

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

Technology-enabled Population Health Grants

The SACT is requesting applications of collaborative, multidisciplinary teams involving multiple Constituent Institutions and industry.

SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS

Heatworks
Mt. Pleasant, SC

“The funding and support from SCRA’s SC Launch program really gave us a lot of credibility for future rounds of financing.”

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY

Industry Partnership Fund 2019 Update

Join Nelson Mullins, Bauknight Pietras and Stormer and SCRA for an update on the impact of proposed IRS regulations on contributions to the Industry Partnership Fund.

GET SUPPORT

Whether you are looking for resources for your startup, need help commercializing research, are in need of a wet lab or seeking an industry partner, our team is dedicated to supporting all facets of innovation.

GET INVOLVED

Join our network to support early-stage companies or contribute to the Industry Partnership Fund. We always welcome public and private resources that will enhance the community.

LATEST NEWS

DeepBD Establishes Office at the SCRA/MUSC Innovation Center in Charleston

December 6th, 2018|

News Release SC Department of Commerce COLUMBIA, S.C. – DeepBD, a developer and operator of artificial intelligence platforms, today [...]

Global Transplant Solutions Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

December 4th, 2018|

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces an SC Launch, Inc. investment in upstate company, Global Transplant Solutions. The company [...]

SCRA Announces Federal Grant Matching Awards

November 1st, 2018|

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces $150,000 in matching grant awards for Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or [...]

SCRA Announces Six New Client Companies

October 18th, 2018|

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of six Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client [...]

SCRA Announces Six New Client Companies

August 28th, 2018|

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of six Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client [...]

STEM Premier Announces Strategic $9 Million Investment from K12 Inc.

August 15th, 2018|

Mt Pleasant, S.C. – STEM Premier, an online platform linking current and future workforce talent with recruiting needs, [...]

DeepBD Establishes Office at the SCRA/MUSC Innovation Center in Charleston

December 6th, 2018|

News Release SC Department of Commerce COLUMBIA, S.C. – DeepBD, a developer and operator of artificial intelligence platforms, today [...]

Global Transplant Solutions Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

December 4th, 2018|

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces an SC Launch, Inc. investment in upstate company, Global Transplant Solutions. The company [...]

SCRA Announces Federal Grant Matching Awards

November 1st, 2018|

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces $150,000 in matching grant awards for Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or [...]