SCRA and SC Launch help entrepreneurs grow the Innovation Economy in South Carolina. Our team mentors innovative companies and fills 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.
Lanford Holloway, Founder and CEO
TerraStride has two product lines that use their proprietary mapping technology to help people enjoy, manage and market land.
David Stringer, President
Your Configurator enables anyone to build scalable, custom configurators with a "drag and drop" visualization platform.
Mark Mauhar, President and CEO
Carbon Conversions offers recycling solutions to companies that need to dispose of excess carbon form decommissioned parts.
Craig Wilson, Founder and CEO
SC Launch support was instrumental in my decision to form my company in South Carolina.
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.
645 Meeting Street Charleston, SC
MUSC Innovation Center
This Innovation Center has Bio Safety Level II Laboratories to support medical and bioscience research and commercialization.
Dr. Apparao Rao, Director
Clemson Nanomaterials Center
We needed a facility to conduct federally-funded nanotech research. SCRA quickly delivered a specialized lab.