SCRA has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 American Business Awards (The Stevies) in three different categories: Tech Innovation of the Year, Company of the Year – Non-Profit and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.
Companies Receiving Additional Investment FirstString Research – Charleston, SC FirstString is a clinical stage biotech company leading the translation of cell-cell communication and cell-cell contact/adhesion science into a pipeline of drugs and medical applications for scar prevention, inflammation reduction, wound healing and complex tissue regeneration. Zipit Wireless – Greenville, SC Premier provider of wireless device …
Earlier today, SCRA presented a Knowledge Economist Award to Mr. Paul Fant for his service and dedication as a member of SCRA’s board. Mr. Fant is the President and COO of Carolina Gas Transmission, a SCANA Company.
Since so many of the region’s entrepreneurship community was in attendance at InnoVenture 2013, SCRA took the opportunity to announce an investment in Zipit Wireless and to present Greenville Mayor Knox White with a Knowledge Economist Award.
A guest post written by Dirk Brown: For the second year in a row, South Carolina is hosting the annual conference of the National IP Taskforce, the preeminent national consortium focused on Intellectual Property competitiveness in the United States.
South Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt and Israel Economic Minister to North America Nili Shalev announced a bilateral research development agreement to further collaboration between South Carolina and Israel. In conjunction with the Agreement, SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program has approved a first round investment in the Israeli company NeuroQuest.
Often start ups try to save money by not establishing Human Resources in their organization or outsourcing the function. But, this could be a mistake for your company. Why would a start up need a human resource partner?
The 10th Annual InnoVenture Conference will be held next week on May 8-9 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, SC. SCRA is a proud sponsor of this gathering of the South Carolina innovation and entrepreneurship community. We hope you can join us.
For over five years, the Fuel Cell Collaborative has hosted a competition with the goal of identifying and accelerating discovery, innovation and commercialization in hydrogen and fuel cell technology. On Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 4:00pm the teams selected for this past year will present their work.
Earlier today, SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney presented a Knowledge Economist Emeritus Award to St. Jude Medical Director of Research and Development Tom Strange. The SCRA Knowledge Economist Award is presented to leaders whose efforts have supported and strengthened the technology-based economy of South Carolina. An Emeritus Award has also been established as a special award presented to …