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 Announces Investment in Virtue Technologies

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has invested in Virtue Technologies Inc. The $250,000 investment will help the Chapin-based startup expand and continue improving post-acute delivery of medications, equipment, and visit management services to patients nationally. Virtue Technologies became an SCRA Member Company in 2022 and an SC Launch Inc. […]

SCRA Contributes Over $1.15 Billion to South Carolina’s Economy

Summerville, SC – South Carolina Research Authority had an outstanding year in 2022, making over a $1.15 billion impact on the state’s economy. As published in its recently released annual report, the total includes jobs created and supported, the salaries of its Member and Portfolio Companies, grants awarded to companies and academic institutions, and investments […]

SCRA Announces New Members and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Secure Process Intelligence and Tandem Concepts were accepted as South Carolina Research Authority Member Companies. Real Motors and Soil Economy 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 investment […]

SCRA Announces New Members and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Baleen Solutions, FinSiteful, PeriopHealth, Real Motors, and Sagacity were accepted as South Carolina Research Authority Member Companies. Baleen Solutions, CarbonCents, Elevate Therapeutics, Incora Health, ProTrustee, and Sojourn MedTech 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, […]

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