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UPSTATE SC: A Production Powerhouse

Are you exploring locations to expand your business? Upstate South Carolina stands out as a leading location. Why?

A Formula for Success

Life science is the fastest-growing segment of South Carolina’s innovation economy, with industry leaders announcing more than $660 million in capital investment and 3,378 jobs in the Upstate from 2019-2023.

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 465 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.

And, don’t just take our word for it. Hear directly from Upstate industry leaders.

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.

Schedule a 20-minute one-on-one virtual meeting with Aimee Redick to learn more.