Gets businesses back up and running and people back to work as quickly as possible in times of disaster.
Statewide programs and initiatives to help new and existing South Carolina businesses thrive.
The SC Commerce Innovation team supports the launching and sustaining of technology commercialization as a vital part of our state's economy. This effort is accomplished by development and funding programs that concentrate on research and development, startup support, talent development and increasing accessibility to rick capital and other resources that enable innovation. Scribble, the South Carolina Innovation Hub, is connecting, equipping and elevating innovators via storytelling about the relentless pursuit of transformational ideas in South Carolina.
The Existing Industry Program, part of SC Commerce, offers assessment services to industries in every county to help them achieve peak performance. We accomplish this by leveraging an extensive network of in-house resources and allied partners. This program helps connect industry with local and state entities to ensure you have everything you possibly need to grow within our state.
Provides business matchmaking support, administers one-on-one materials management consultation, works with existing and emerging markets for materials and tracks the economic impact of South Carolina's recycling industry.
Homegrown innovators could get business mentoring and funding through a program aimed at helping South Carolina agribusinesses. This program is offered each spring.
The Advanced Entrepreneurship application requires a business plan and a ready-to-launch prototype or sales history for the applicant’s company or product. Applicants’ businesses must be located in South Carolina. The application also includes a detailed guide to what ACRE is looking for in a business plan.
A multifaceted service organization for local governments, providing public administration, planning, information systems and technology, grants, workforce development, and services for the elderly population.
An organization designed to further economic development, job creation, retention, and financially assisting in the growth and development of business concerns in six counties of Upstate South Carolina.
The Applied Research Center (ARC) was created specifically as a place for both primary technical research and collaborative discussions about applied technologies in energy, healthcare, homeland security, transportation and other applications.