A successful demonstration project will provide a valuable solution to the corporate partner and a significant growth opportunity for a small business and/or academic partner by developing a new product, distribution channel, customer or research.
Who: Early-stage Companies or Academic Institutions in South Carolina
When: On a rolling basis
Amount: Up to $50,000
Why: A demonstration grant supports a matching monetary or in-kind investment by a corporate entity into a project at a small business or academic institution. The grants are designed to lower technical or business risk by accomplishing a technology/testing milestone or opening a new distribution channel, sales pipeline, market, etc.
Relocation Assistance Grant
Who: Established, for-profit technology companies relocating to South Carolina
When: Rolling a rolling basis
Amount: To be determined and may be milestone-based.
Why: To offset costs associated with moving a company to South Carolina