SCRA, a state-chartered organization advancing South Carolina’s technology economy, recently accepted several companies as new clients for its SC launch program, rendering them eligible for mentoring, support services and potential funding via grants or investments.
SCRA (South Carolina Research Authority) announced that Rock Hill-based Lithium Ion Power LLC, Columbia-based Susmer LLC and Charleston-based Neuroene Therapeutics and Reify LLC (d/b/a Extremiti3D) gained status as SC Launch program client companies.
Lithium Ion Power works with industrial nanopowder technology for high performance materials. Susmer LLC develops eco-friendly, economical products based on University of South Carolina research using plant oils to manufacture personal care products and cosmetics; Neuroene creates vitamin K-based epilepsy therapies, and Extremiti3D designs unique 3D printed prosthetic products for amputees.
Additionally, Lowcountry area commercial and personal banking institution Park Sterling Bank was accepted into SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, which provides business support services to client companies. Park Sterling bank serves the Southeastern U.S. through 57 offices in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.
SCRA was created in 1983 by the state of South Carolina to enrich the Palmetto State’s technology economy. It supports entrepreneurs, university research and collaboration with commercial enterprises, striving to deepen the connections between industry and innovators. Its facilities are located in Charleston, Summerville, Columbia and Anderson.