June 12, 2020
Almost $300,000 in Grants Awarded
The SCRA recently awarded grants to seven companies totaling almost $300,000. The types of grants awarded include Academic Start-up Assistance Program Grants, Federal Small Business Innovation Research, Small Business Tech Transfer Matching Grants, Acceleration Grants, and Product Development Fund Grants. Read more.
Rewatch the Virtual TechXchange: Smart Manufacturing Summit
Catherine Hayes, SC Ventures Industry Manager, recently presented at the Virtual TechXchange: Smart Manufacturing Summit. Watch Catherine as she discusses cases and lessons learned to help you compete in the race to innovate and implement digital technologies that meet your ROI.   Watch the presentation.
Greenlink Receives $5M in Federal Funding for Electric Buses
Greenville's transit authority (Greenlink) will receive more than $5 million in federal funding this year to purchase electric buses and install charging infr astructure. Last year Greenlink purchased four electric buses from Proterra Inc. , an SC Launch Inc. investment recipient. Read more.
JUNE 12 @ 12:00 p.m .
Southeast Life Sciences Webinar: Your Rx for Leading During Difficult Times. Learn more.
JUNE 15-18
MUSC Innovation Week 2020 is a weeklong celebration of MUSC’s culture of innovation. Find the best seat in your house and join MUSC online. Learn more.
To protect the safety of all participants, the 2020 SC Launch Summit is being held virtually. It will feature a panel of keynote speakers on June 23 , and a SC Launch & Learn four-part Summit Series. W e invite you to have lunch while participating from the comfort of your home. Learn more and register .
Covid-19 and Its Workers’ Compensation Implications. As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, employers are still left with questions about the workers’ compensation implications of a positive COVID-19 test from one of their employees. Specifically, “Is it compensable?”. Read more.
Survey sees slight increase in optimism among small-business owners. A May survey from the  National Federation of Independent Business Research Center   shows that small-business owners were more optimistic about future business conditions than April. Read more.