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Leading the life sciences establishment success in the Lowcountry is SCBio, an organization aimed to ensure that companies in the industry have the resources they need to be successful. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jun 7, 2024

Charleston among fastest-growing metro hubs in life sciences — here’s why

Many segments of the economy stumbled briefly over the pandemic hurdle but one of the fastests runners to recover was the Charleston life sciences sector ...

MUSC Chief Innovation Officer Jesse Goodwin talks with Hollings Cancer Center investigator Nathan Dolloff, whose work focuses on developing new cancer immunotherapies. (Photo/Sarah Pack)
May 21, 2024

MUSC setting the stage for ‘generational opportunity’ innovation district in downtown Charleston

MUSC is preparing to welcome innovators to a retooled campus building that offers lab space to people with great ideas

Technology developed by Oncoblaze is designed to deliver therapy precisely to cancer cells that remain after surgery. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 7, 2024

SCRA accepts new members and awards grants to companies around South Carolina

The South Carolina Research Authority welcomes new members and puts funding behind some of the life science efforts of others …

Greenville-based Zylö Therapeutics has created a spinoff company to market its trademarked Z-pod topical delivery platform in the pharmaceutical industry. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 17, 2024

South Carolina-based Zylo Therapeutics creates spinoff company

The company will focus on marketing its trademarked technology to the pharmaceutical industry.

Awards recipients were (left to right) Joe Carson, professor of astrophysics at the College of Charleston, with the Applied Researcher of the Year award; Benjamin Moore, founder of Bubble Paper, with the Company of the Year award; and Scott Pancoast, founder of Zylö Therapeutics, with the Founder of the Year award. (Photo/SCRA)
Apr 12, 2024

College of Charleston researcher honored with SCRA award

The South Carolina Research Authority recognized two leaders and a company for their role in …

Katalyst Corp. provides software-as-a-service that is designed to help at-risk populations. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 2, 2024

North Charleston company earns grant for printed artwork that changes

A Greenville company that provides SaaS services is the newest member of SCRA, which also provided grants to five …

Efferent offers a live, cellular data acquisition platform for preclinical research. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jan 22, 2024

Mount Pleasant life sciences startup named SCRA member company

The company offers a live, cellular data acquisition platform for preclinical research.

Nov 8, 2023

SCRA takes on 2 more member companies in Columbia, Mount Pleasant

CADchat and Saluda Manufacturing have joined the South Carolina Research Authority as member companies. Four others received new grant funding. All SCRA member companies receive coaching, access to experts in SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, eligibility to apply for grant funding, and the potential to be considered for inv[...]

Oct 6, 2023

South Carolina Research Authority accepts new member companies in Charleston, Greenville

The South Carolina Research Authority accepted two new companies for membership and approved grant funding for another. Members HQ Inc. of Charleston and Supermoon of Greenville are the new members, while Charleston’s PeriopHealth will take advantage of the organization’s Acceleration Grant, according to a news relea[...]

Sep 6, 2023

South Carolina Research Authority takes on new members, awards grants

The South Carolina Research Authority has accepted three new member companies and provided grant funding for four others. All SCRA Member Companies receive coaching, access to experts in SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, eligibility to apply for grant funding, and the potential to be considered for investment from SCRA&rsqu[...]

Aug 25, 2023

Parties agree to consent order to protect horseshoe crabs and red knots

Charles River Laboratories International Inc. is teaming up with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and others interested the wellbeing of the horseshoe crab population to announce a joint resolution of litigation related to the collection and temporary use of holding ponds for horseshoe crabs in the state. Other[...]

Feb 24, 2023

SCBIO caps annual conference in Charleston with pitch competition

To close out the SCBIO 2023 conference, three South Carolina early startups in the life sciences industry pitched venture capitalists in a “Rapid Fire: SC Super Pitch” competition in the ballroom of the Gaillard Center with hundreds of attendees in the crowd. Each company had an eight-minute pitch and then two minute[...]