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A Formula for Success

Life science is the fastest-growing segment of South Carolina’s innovation economy, with industry leaders announcing more than $511 million in capital investment and 3,607 jobs in the Upstate since 2017.

The ingredients for success are part of our DNA: premier industry and research partnerships, engineering prowess, and a strong history of manufacturing born from textiles, all located within the heart of the booming Southeast region.

More than 460+ life science companies are thriving in Upstate South Carolina, with support from statewide organizations such as SCBIO and the South Carolina Research Authority. Boosted by collaborative higher education partnerships at Clemson University and University of South Carolina, and nationally recognized technical training programs such as readySC.

Ready to Explore Opportunities to grow in Upstate South Carolina?

In a world where speed to market is essential, the Upstate stands ready to support your business expansion. Our team is here to connect you to resources to support the launch of your new operations.

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