Click to View in Browser | May 21, 2021
SCRA Sponsors Governor’s Award 
SCRA annually sponsors the governor’s award for excellence in scientific research. This year’s winners received their awards at the South Carolina Statehouse this past Tuesday. They are: Dr. Tanju Karanfil , Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, Clemson University and Dr. Robert Sindelar, Consulting Engineer & Fellow, Savanah River National Laboratory.

Other winners were: Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Awareness 2021: Dr. Linda Shimizu, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, Governor’s Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Scientific Research 2021Dr. Marco Ajello, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, and Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Research at a Predominately Undergraduate Institution: Dr. Eric Montie, Department of Natural Sciences, University of South Carolina at Beaufort. 
SCRA Thanks Board Trustee, Dr. Keith Shah
SCRA thanks Dr. Keith Shah for serving on our board of trustees for more than seven years. During his time on the board he served on the nominating committee and on the programs committee. His committee assignments have left a profound and lasting effect on the work of the SCRA and South Carolina’s innovation economy.
SC Launch, Inc. Portfolio Company Featured on NPR's SC Business Review
Jon Scott, founder and CEO of ScopeStack, an SC Launch, Inc. Portfolio Company, was recently featured on NPR's SC Business Review. Host Mike Switzer and Jon discuss the company and their $250,000 investment from SC Launch, Inc. Listen to the episode.
MAY 25 @8:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge: Tech Tuesday.
MAY 26 @11:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge Webinar: Non-FAR Based Funding.
JUNE 9 @2:00 p.m
Abt Associates: Campaigns Driving EV Awareness Webinar.

This webinar will share effective messages and mechanisms for designing state and local campaigns that raise awareness of electric EVs. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy will speak about resources for leading EV campaigns. Learn more.
JUNE 17 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar: Growth Capital & Crowdfunding for Startups.
Resource Partner Network Spotlight: SLANT
SLANT is a creative marketing + design agency headquartered in downtown Greenville, SC. We elevate brands, products and services through strategy, and design intelligence.
OUR APPROACH: We believe the best brand engagement is driven by exceptional creative, backed by intelligent strategy – neither should stand alone. We also believe every brand touchpoint has the opportunity to impress and delight an audience. Our clients place a premium on their brand, so our diverse team of designers, digital strategists, MBAs, architects, and coders craft exceptional brand experiences to match. Learn more.