SCRA Awards Acceleration Grants
Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces six Acceleration Grants that have been awarded to high-tech startups in South Carolina. The grants, which can total up to $50,000 per company, are designed to prepare companies for a future SC Launch, Inc. investment.
Delta Bravo, located in Rock Hill, uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to forecast data breaches, compliance violations and performance problems up to 30 days before they happen - and provides code or step-by-step instructions for the fix.
Leukogene Therapeutics is a Charleston-based biotechnology startup developing a platform of targeted therapies for patients with advanced cancers. Based on research from the Medical University of South Carolina the company is focusing on developing new treatments for drug resistant Multiple Myeloma and other cancer types.
Citibot, located in Charleston, is a communication tool that gives users access to quickly report an issue, find information or ask a question directly to your local government and get an instantaneous response via text message. Citibot recently announced its Version 2.0 product launch with Charleston County and has customers in Texas, Virginia and New Jersey.
Better IV, LLC is a medical device startup that seeks to further develop and bring to market their patented design for a device that has better peripheral intravenous access. The device enables a safer, longer lasting, and more comfortable IV experience for patients and no special training or equipment is required for use by medical staff.
Simpliphy is a Greenville-based startup software company. Their cloud-based web application allows healthcare organizations to manage physician compensation. The software provides customizable dashboards and the flexibility to handle any complex compensation models.
Medical Beam Laboratories, LLC is a Clemson University spin-off that develops advanced robotic radiosurgery systems to overcome the field’s current limitations. The company is developing more efficient and effective technology for oncology radiation for human and veterinary applications.
SCRA is a state-chartered organization that fosters job creation and grows South Carolina’s Innovation Economy. Through SCRA’s Entrepreneurial Programs, early-stage companies are provided mentoring and grants and may be eligible for an investment from SC Launch, Inc. The program is open to qualified South Carolina companies in the Advanced Materials/Manufacturing, Information Technology and Life Sciences industries.
Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, non-profit corporation, SCRA fosters South Carolina's Innovation Economy by supporting entrepreneurs, enabling academic research and its commercialization, and connecting industry to innovators.