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Coming Soon! Special Webinar Series featuring the U.S. Patent Office 
Hear from national experts during this five-part webinar series. You will learn everything from the basics of intellectual property, including trademarks, patents and copyrights, to how to protect your inventions using the claims process. Session titles include: The Path to a Patent, IP basics, patent searching, drafting a patent application, and drafting patent claims. Stay tuned to SCRA news and social media for registration information. Learn more and register.
SCRA Featured in Upstate Business Journal
Since 1983, the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) has worked to fund the Palmetto State’s most innovative startups and to support innovative growth across the state.
Learn more about how SCRA is fueling the South Carolina Innovation Economy. Read the feature.
SC Launch, Inc. Portfolio Company Featured by the Charleston County School District 
Don't miss this incredible video from the Charleston County School District as they showcase how ABii the smart robot is impacting students and staff members at St. James-Santee Elementary-Middle School.

ABii was developed and designed by Van Robotics, an SC Launch, Inc. Portfolio Company. The smart robot personalizes every interaction with students by adapting to individual learning habits and encouraging students to stay engaged, to ultimately build confidence and core skills mastery. Watch the video.
JUNE 9 @2:00 p.m
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: Smart Work | Network, Inc.
Smart Work | Network, Inc. utilizes unconventional wisdom around people and performance. We find that conventional approaches to selecting executives or careers just don’t work with today’s business challenges.

Don’t let having the wrong people on your executive team put you out of business. As a SC Launch Company you receive our special flat fee pricing to assess your current management team and for selecting your new team members. We know you can’t afford to pay for personnel who aren’t perfectly suited to your positions, your business and to you! Learn 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