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Site Selection Magazine features Upstate

May 31, 2019

Site Selection magazine showcases the Upstate’s business environment within its Upstate Intelligence Report.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, Food Manufacturing, Food Processing, Innovation, Life Science, Soft Landings, Workforce Attraction

Guest Post: Data Analytics Drive Business Gains

January 11, 2019

To help Upstate companies tap into this data potential, Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies offers a Data Analytics Certificate program aimed at equipping professionals who have completed bachelor’s degrees with data insights.

TOPICS: Business, Colleges & Universities, Education, Guest Posts, Technology

Upstate healthcare training featured in New York Times

December 20, 2018

The New York Timesrecently reported on healthcare training programs from the Upstate, calling out the Greenville Health Care Simulation Center, which is used by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville and Clemson University School of Nursing.

TOPICS: Bioscience, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Innovation, Life Science, Workforce Development

Eight Economic Successes for 2018

December 11, 2018

Reflecting on the wins, announcements and fresh ideas implemented in 2018, we’ve found eight ways the Upstate is positioning for continued economic success.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Materials, Skilled Workforce

Stories highlight the Spirit of #TeamUpstate

August 30, 2018

Our newest video project explores growing industries across the Upstate and how #TeamUpstate organizations are working together to meet industry needs.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Colleges & Universities, Existing Industry, Innovation, Life Science, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Technical College System

Brookings Cites Upstate South Carolina Automotive Industry, CU-ICAR As Economic Development Model

July 25, 2018

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program cites South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate region and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) as a model of cluster-based economic development.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Rankings & Recognitions

Reflections on 2017 Upstate Economic Successes

December 19, 2017

These collaborative initiatives will position our region for continued growth in 2018 and beyond.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Materials, SEUS-Japan, Skilled Workforce

Exploring the Evolution of Automobiles: Plastics, Autonomy and Beyond

February 20, 2017

The Upstate Business Journal recently published an article by the Upstate SC Alliance that explored the ideas presented in the plastics event in Detroit, with voices from industries that have manufacturing operations within the Upstate and tying industry challenges to Clemson University research.

TOPICS: Automotive, Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR, Innovation, International

The Truth about R&D in the Upstate

November 1, 2016

There’s more to Upstate research and development (R&D) than RPMs. The truth is that a great deal of R&D activity goes on unaccounted for in a variety of industries from medical devices to sporting goods.

TOPICS: Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR, Innovation, News You Can Use, Upstate Thoughts