Summerville, S.C. – ConusCoat, LLC, Sustain Edu, Inc., and Tested HQ, LLC have been accepted as South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) Member Companies and have received grant funding. As Member Companies, they will also receive coaching, access to experts in SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, and the potential to be considered for an investment from SCRA’s affiliate, SC Launch, Inc.
ConusCoat, LLC has been accepted as an SCRA Member Company and has received a $25,000 Academic Startup Grant. Utilizing the latest in biotechnology, the Clemson University-based startup is developing environmentally friendly marine antifouling coatings for the maritime industry. The company’s offerings provide an alternative to the toxic, copper-based antifouling coatings currently in use.
SCRA welcomes these new Member Companies!
Grant funding is made possible, in part, by Industry Partnership Fund (IPF) contributions that fuel the state’s innovation economy. Contributors receive a dollar-for-dollar South Carolina income tax credit, making it a no-cost way to help one of the fastest growing segments of the South Carolina economy. Member Company grants create a direct, positive economic effect and job creation.
Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, nonprofit corporation, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) fuels South Carolina’s innovation economy through the impact of its four programs. SC Academic Innovations provides funding and support to advance translational research and accelerate the growth of university-based startups. SC Facilities offers high-quality laboratory and administrative workspaces for technology-based startups and academic institutions. SC Industry Solutions facilitates and funds partnerships between and among startups, industry, and academia. SC Launch mentors and funds technology-based startups that may also receive investments from SCRA’s investment affiliate, SC Launch, Inc.
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