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Oct 14, 2022

InnoVision Awards to recognize this Columbia CEO for achievement

This CEO of a Columbia-based biosciences company will receive InnoVision's 2022 Dr. Charles Townes Individual Achievement Award at the virtual InnoVision Awards ceremony in November.

Jul 5, 2022

SCRA adds 2 member companies, funds 2 more

A Blythewood-based investment company is one of two startups accepted as new South Carolina Research Authority member companies. Borealis Global Advisory LLC provides global equity products and services to individuals, advisors and

May 10, 2022

Upstate company joins SCRA; 3 others receive additional funding

A Greenwood-based startup specializing in automatic fire suppression systems has been accepted as a South Carolina Research Authority member company, while two Midlands businesses joined another Upstate member company in receiving new

Apr 5, 2022

SCRA accepts 2 Midlands companies, funds 2 more

A Columbia-based software provider and a Chapin-based medical equipment management system have been accepted as new South Carolina Research Authority member companies. Two others, located in

Mar 1, 2022

4 companies join membership ranks of SCRA

The South Carolina Research Authority has accepted four new member companies, while a Columbia-based startup has received $50,000 in grant funding. The startups provide services ranging from health care to pet insurance and are located

Feb 28, 2022

Postdoctoral research program expanding to 6 national laboratories

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management is expanding a postdoctoral research program to six national laboratories, including the Savannah River National Laboratory. The program will

Jan 11, 2022

Analysis finds SCRA has $1 billion economic impact on state

An analysis by University of South Carolina research economist Joey Von Nessen found that the nonprofit corporation chartered to fuel innovation in the state supported more than 5,400 jobs and received grants totaling

Dec 21, 2021

Regional economic development organization officially dissolves

Regional economic development organization EngenuitySC, founded in 2003, released a statement Tuesday thanking its supporters and highlighting its accomplishments. Board chair Elise Partin said the decision

Dec 14, 2021

6 S.C. startups join SCRA fold

Three Columbia companies are among the new members of the innovation-focused organization, including a pair of cybersecurity startups and an online pet health insurance business. SCRA selected three other new member companies and

Nov 2, 2021

SCRA accepts 3 new companies, funds 3 others

The South Carolina Research Authority has accepted three new member companies, including a mobile health records provider relocating from Seattle to Anderson, and distributed new grant funding to three other startups throughout S.C.

Jul 28, 2021

New program aimed at creating software developers

The S.C. Commerce Department along with Build Carolina and the S.C. Council on Competitiveness come together to created Build Carolina, which they hope will prepare graduates for careers in one of the state's quickly growing fields.

Apr 7, 2021

Columbia-based startup receives S.C. Research Authority grant

Environmental services company GeoMat LLC received a $50,000 research grant from the nonprofit economic development organization. The company uses nontoxic nanoparticles to remove oil from contaminated water and soil.