Click to View in Browser | July 9, 2021
SC EPSCoR Conference Announced
The 2021 SC EPSCoR State Conference will be held on July 23rd from 9am to 4pm in an all virtual format. The one-day conference is open to faculty, postdocs, Ph.D. students, master degree-seeking students, undergraduate students, and industry or organizational representatives that are interested in STEM research. Learn more and register for the conference.
Aptus Life Receives $25,000 from the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation
Aptus Life, LLC, an SCRA Member Company, announced that it secured a $25,000 grant from the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation (ERHF) of Clemson, SC. Aptus Life’s objective is to develop a replacement heart valve for infants, children, and young adults that would last their entire lifetime without the need for blood thinning medication or additional valve replacement procedures. This aligns with ERHF’s mission “to change the future for those affected by congenital heart defects by providing support to families in need, advancing patient care and medical research, and increasing awareness about the most common birth defect in the world.” Read more.
SCRA Named to Best Places to Work in South Carolina
SCRA was selected as one of the 81 businesses named the “2021 Best Places to Work in South Carolina.” To identify the state’s top-notch employers, the South Carolina Department of Commerce partnered with the publishers of SC Biz News and the Best Companies Group for the 16th consecutive year to conduct the state’s most thorough, comprehensive selection process. Read more.
JULY 15 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar: 5 Most Common Sales Mistakes for Small Business: Sales and Management Disciplines for Growth.
JULY 21 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar, The Path to a Patent, Part III: Drafting a Patent Application 101 with the US Patent Office.
JULY 28-30
DIG South Tech Summit.
AUG 4 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar, The Path to a Patent, Part IV: Learn How to Draft Patent Claims with the US Patent Office.
AUG 19 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar, The Path to a Patent, Part V: Electronic filing in DOCX using Patent Center with the US Patent Office.
Resource Partner Network Spotlight: Nelson Mullins
Over the past several years, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has developed one of the fastest growing and most dynamic corporate practices in the nation. Our attorneys handle a broad range of securities, finance and regulatory matters for clients ranging from development stage, private companies to large publicly-held companies. We have extensive experience in representing issuers, underwriters, and venture capital firms in public offerings, private placements, and venture capital financing. We represent clients in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on growth companies in the internet, electronic commerce, technology, telecommunications, financial institutions, real estate, and health care industries. Read more.
Thank You to
our Diamond, Platinum, & Gold IPF Contributors
  • Accounting Systems Inc. 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Carolinas Dermatology & Plastic Surgery
  • Comporium, Inc. 
  • Dominion Energy
  • Home Telecom 
  • McCullough Khan, LLC 
  • Oonaco LLC 
  • Southeastern Freight Lines
  • Trident Construction, LLC