State’s Founders, Innovators, and Researchers Gather at SCRA Summit

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Did you know the SAVER device that improves CPR outcomes is made right here in South Carolina? What about a kit to extract exosome particles that improves diagnostic testings? These are just a couple of the exciting South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)-supported innovations developed  in our home state.

SCRA is hosting its summit, in-person, for the first time since 2019. This annual hallmark event brings together the best and brightest minds in South Carolina’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. The theme for this year’s summit is Scale Up South Carolina, which celebrates the rapid growth in the state’s innovation-based economy after some pauses and pivots due to the pandemic.

The summit is an opportunity for SCRA-supported companies and project leaders to learn, collaborate, and network. It also a chance for investors, researchers, students, service professionals (e.g., attorneys, accountants, etc.),and the general public to learn more about the amazing advancements taking place in the state.

The summit will be held at the Pastides Alumni Center at the University of South Carolina. It begins 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning April 28 and ends after the networking reception, which begins at 4:00 p.m. Full agenda.

Contact: Adrianne Grimes, Director of Marketing & Communications, 843-277-7295.
Please post your photos to social and use the hashtags #SCALEUPSC and #SCRASUMMIT2022

About SCRA
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.

Media Contact
Adrianne Grimes
Director of Marketing and Communications, SCRA
O: (854) 888-2033
C: (843) 277-7295