FUELING

SOUTH CAROLINA'S

INNOVATION ECONOMY

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

SC Facilities
Bringing collaboration
to life

SC Academic Innovations
Fueling research and
collaboration

SCRA Academic Programs

SC Ventures
Delivering value to industry
through innovation

SCRA Industry Programs

SC Launch
Supporting early stage
companies

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 fastest 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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NOW ACCEPTING 2020 Industry Partnership Fund (IPF) Contributions! Learn more

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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Annual Average Economic Impact
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SC-based Jobs Supported by SCRA in FY19
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Follow-on Funding from Third Parties

CREATING OPPORTUNITIES

Launch & Learn
LAUNCH N LEARNS

45 Minute Educational Sessions
Hosted by our Resource Partner Network

Join us for an upcoming Launch N Learn or watch a past, recorded session. Speakers cover a variety of topics of interest to startups, including incorporation, IP, legal issues, pro forma, cap tables, marketing, etc.

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SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS

Boyd Cycling
Greenville, SC

Boyd Cycling, is a wheel manufacturing company borne out of a passion for cycling and 10 years of cycling design engineering. The company’s craft wheels are made from high quality carbon fiber and shipped throughout the world.

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MATURATION & PROTOTYPING GRANTS

Submission Window:
Nov 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020

Matching Grant funds are available to SC’s institutions of high education to expand the impact of institutional funds directly invested in the maturation of a technology or prototype.

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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

Four Companies Receive a Total of $175,000 in SCRA Grants

February 17th, 2020|

Four Companies Receive a Total of $175,000 in SCRA Grants February 17, 2020 | PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C.—South Carolina [...]

SCRA Announces Three New Client Companies

February 5th, 2020|

SCRA Announces Three New Client Companies February 5, 2020 | PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C.— South Carolina [...]

Four Companies Receive a Total of $150,000 in SCRA Grants

February 4th, 2020|

Four Companies Receive a Total of $150,000 in SCRA Grants February 4, 2020 | PRESS RELEASES [...]

SCRA Delivers $694M Impact on SC Innovation Economy

January 10th, 2020|

SCRA DELIVERS $694M IMPACT ON SC INNOVATION ECONOMY New Report Spotlights Heavy-Hitting Contributions to State Business and Job [...]

SCRA Announces Appointment of Lou Kennedy to Board’s Executive Committee

January 7th, 2020|

SCRA Announces Appointment of Lou Kennedy to Board's Executive Committee JANUARY 7, 2020   |    PRESS RELEASES [...]

Two Companies Receive SC Launch, Inc., Investment

December 20th, 2019|

Two Companies Receive SC Launch, Inc., Investment December 19, 2019 | PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C.—SCRA announces [...]

Four Companies Receive a Total of $175,000 in SCRA Grants

February 17th, 2020|

Four Companies Receive a Total of $175,000 in SCRA Grants February 17, 2020 | PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C.—South Carolina [...]

SCRA Announces Three New Client Companies

February 5th, 2020|

SCRA Announces Three New Client Companies February 5, 2020 | PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C.— South Carolina [...]

Four Companies Receive a Total of $150,000 in SCRA Grants

February 4th, 2020|

Four Companies Receive a Total of $150,000 in SCRA Grants February 4, 2020 | PRESS RELEASES [...]

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