SCRA and SC Launch help entrepreneurs grow the technology economy in South Carolina. We mentor innovative companies and fill the funding gap through loans and grant matching.
SCRA also builds and manages Innovation Centers - labs, offices and manufacturing facilities where research is conducted and new technologies are commercialized.
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ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPANY GROWTH
South Carolina-based entrepreneurial start-up companies turn to SC Launch for guidance in the development of their business plans and access to a network of business services providers.
The federal government issues SBIR/STTR grants to help small and emerging companies bring innovative technologies to market. SC Launch matches these grants to SC-based companies.
COMMERCIALIZING ACADEMIC RESEARCH
SC Launch supports the formation of companies based on intellectual property derived from research at academic institutions.
SCRA builds and manages offices, labs and manufacturing facilities where research generates useful technologies and entrepreneurs form companies.