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Custom Donations: A Semi-Finalist in a Hofstra Veterans Venture Challenge
On this Independence Day we would like to congratulate Custom Donations , a SC Launch Client Company, on being a semi-finalist in the Hofstra Veterans Venture Challenge. The Hofstra Veterans Venture Challenge is a business mentoring program offering $100,000 in competitive seed funding and in-kind services to veteran entrepreneurs around the country. Read more.
Taking the Pulse - A Health Care Podcast, Featuring Bob Quinn
The Pulse sat down with SCRA Executive Director Bob Quinn to discuss how COVID-19 has sparked innovation among SCRA member companies, and the impact they are having on S.C.'s health and life science industries. The podcast discusses the SCRA, how you can get involved, SC Launch, and several success stories. Listen to the podcast.
Robotic Liquid Handler to Speed UofSC COVID-19 Testing
A robotic liquid handler donated to UofSC will help the university process more COVID-19 tests as the university prepares to reopen campus to students this fall. The liquid handler was donated by Nephron owners,  SCRA Executive Committee Board Director, Lou Kennedy , and Bill Kennedy who are UofSC alumni. The liquid handler will increase the number of tests UofSC can process, according to a release from Nephron. Read more.
JULY 9 @12 :00 p.m .
MUSC SBIR/STTR Webinar . Learn the aspects of writing a Small Business Innovation (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant, and more.
JULY 23-24
DIG SOUTH Virtual Tech Summit is coming. The same amazing content, stellar networking oppor tunities, investor pitches, exhibitors and more. Learn more.
AUG 4 @5 :30 p.m .
SC Biz News: Charleston Forty Under 40 . Grayson Dorr, SCRA Investment Finance Manager, will be recognized as a Forty Under 40 recipient. Learn more.
Pro bono legal help for small businesses expanded . Charleston Legal Access and the Nelson Mullins and Jackson Lewis law firms are expanding the S.C. Virtual Legal Clinic to give small businesses and nonprofits aid on legislative and legal issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Read more.
COVID-19 cases are rising sharply across SC. These charts show why. Hundreds of COVID-19 cases have been reported on a daily basis in the past week. Many residents are likely wondering w hy, how and what it means. The Post and Courier has provided additional context to the data.   Read more.