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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

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