SC Launch Program Welcomes Seven New Client Companies
October 11, 2017 | PRESS RELEASES
Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of seven Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client Companies receive mentoring and support services and may also be eligible for grants, matching funds and investments.
Blinktbi’s patented Reflexometer uses light puffs of air delivered to the eye lashes to objectively diagnose concussions in 20 seconds. 90% of all traumatic brain injuries are concussions and research suggests that 50% go unreported and undiagnosed. Blinktbi is currently working with various high schools, colleges, universities and professional sports teams. With this device Blinktbi hopes that doctors and trainers can keep athletes safer.
SterileWave provides a revolutionary, disposable sterile “Light Adapter” that shields laparoscopes from contact with the human body during surgical procedures. The Light Adapter addresses the infection crisis resulting from improperly sterilized instruments. The company is also researching new imaging capabilities to improve surgical efficiency and additional disposable surgical products.
Tide Stop, LLC
Tide Stop is developing and manufacturing a patent pending storm water check valve. The valve will prevent tide waters from flowing back into storm water infrastructure and flooding roadways. The solution is easy to install on existing infrastructure and low cost.
TrakitNow uses the Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies to impact society. The company’s solutions focus on public health, public safety and connected vehicles. Their latest innovation, Moskeet, is a patent pending mosquito surveillance system that will track mosquito population trends to address vector-borne diseases and monitor eradication methods.
Delta Bravo is an artificial intelligence platform that improves database performance and security while reducing the cost impact of data growth. The platform uses predictive analytics and machine learning to identify database performance and security issues, quantify their impact and recommend fixes. Delta Bravo is setup in less than 5 minutes for SQL Server, MySQL and PostgreSQL environments.
HT Crystal Solutions uses an advanced, patented technology to grow high single quality crystals for use in lasers and optics. The crystal growth method is performed under high temperatures and pressures in sealed vessels to allow for control of the crystal. The company has numerous patents on crystal growth methods.
Carolina Seed Systems
Carolina Seed Systems is an agricultural company that optimizes crop seeds using genomic technologies. The result is a superior, hybrid seed that will accelerate crop growth in the Southeast. Their primary focus in on the cereal crop sorghum, also referred to as milo, which is primarily used to feed livestock.
Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, non-profit corporation, SCRA fosters South Carolina’s Innovation Economy by supporting entrepreneurs, enabling academic research and its commercialization, and connecting industry to innovators.