The past few weeks have seen a radical shift in the way business is conducted, both locally and globally. Like many companies and organizations, SCRA has rapidly adjusted as well. Please be assured that SCRA is continuing to fuel South Carolina’s innovation economy. Our employees are safely working in a social distancing scenario, and they are available to assist you. Thank you for your continued support.

Bob Quinn
Executive Director
NEW SC Medical Device Alliance RFA

Two versions available: one for Clemson and MUSC only and one for all other public South Carolina institutions.

Applications due Mar 27  at  5 pm  EDT.

An informational webinar was hosted by SCRA on Mar 12 . Visit the SCMDA webpage for webinar recording and presentation slide deck.
Watch our social and website for new dates.
Even though March’s Industry Partnership Fund events have been postponed, we are still accepting individual and corporate contributions. Click here to learn more about how you can take control of your state tax obligation and make a direct impact on South Carolina’s innovation economy.
The SC Launch Summit originally scheduled for May 20 has been postponed until further notice.
Is your company one of the fastest-growing companies in SC? SC Biz News is pleased to present the Roaring Twenties , our annual event where the state's top business leaders gather to celebrate the 40 fastest-growing companies in SC. Nominations close March 23 , 5 pm.
The Charleston Regional Business Journal invites you to be a part of the sixth North Charleston Business Expo. Connect with local professionals, create new relationships, and discover new resources for business growth.
Booth reservation deadline: March 27
July 2 | Greenville Convention Center

Aug 6 | Commerce Club, Greenville
SCRA is has a current opening for Communications Manager to be located in our Summerville office. Position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications. Click here for more info.
SBA Coronavirus Assistance Webinars

Learn about the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) and how to apply.

Webinar for Lenders and Stakeholders: Mar 23 , 2 pm EDT. Register
SBA Disaster Loans Now Available! Small business owners in South Carolina are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. Learn more and apply
In an effort to provide guidance and much-needed tools, SC Commerce has launched the online  COVID-19 Business Resource Center