The Economic Impact of
SOUTH CAROLINA’S LIFE SCIENCE INDUSTRY
A Statewide and Regional Analysis
Joseph C. Von Nessen, Ph.D.
The South Carolina Biotechnology Industry Organization (SCBIO)
South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)
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.