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Awards recipients were (left to right) Joe Carson, professor of astrophysics at the College of Charleston, with the Applied Researcher of the Year award; Benjamin Moore, founder of Bubble Paper, with the Company of the Year award; and Scott Pancoast, founder of Zylö Therapeutics, with the Founder of the Year award. (Photo/SCRA)
Apr 12, 2024

SCRA innovation award recipients include 2 in Greenville County

The South Carolina Research Authority recognized two leaders and a company for their role in …

Katalyst Corp. provides software-as-a-service that is designed to help at-risk populations. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 2, 2024

Greenville tech startup is newest SCRA member — how it helps at-risk populations

A Greenville company that provides SaaS services is the newest member of SCRA, which also provided grants to five …

A team of scientists at Tetramer Technologies is working on proprietary membrane development for use in applications such as fuel cells and electrolyzers for clean energy production. (Photo/Tetramer Technologies)
Mar 18, 2024

Anderson County company to lead $5M clean hydrogen program for DOE

The Department of Energy is looking for ways to create clean hydrogen fuel for …

Palmetto Railways, a division of the South Carolina Department of Commerce, is partnering with Innovative Rail Technologies to convert two of its diesel switcher locomotives to lithium-ion battery powered locomotives. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Feb 19, 2024

Why this South Carolina company is retrofitting two diesel locomotives to battery power

The switch to battery-powered locomotives will reduce the amount of diesel fuel consumed by an estimated 40,000 gallons annually per locomotive.

Feb 6, 2024

Pair of Upstate startups join SCRA member companies

A program chartered to fuel the state’s innovation economy has put money behind …

Feb 6, 2024

Pendleton company awarded $1M US Army manufacturing tech contract

The company will work with a University of Chicago team to …

Feb 5, 2024

South Carolina company pioneers renewable natural gas from agribusiness

The company has found a way to do business by doing good for the environment with …

Jan 24, 2024

ENTREPRENEUR’S JOURNEY: USC, Virginia Tech business students explore CoffeeCandy

A Greenville entrepreneur finds a way to get more people to eat coffee ...

Nov 13, 2023

This Greenville-headquartered tech company taking music, earphones to new heights

A few years ago, after administering music therapy to individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and early-onset dementia, Ric Hoke noticed that their headphones would often fall off or fit too loosely on their ears. After seeing how expensive the custom earphone market was, and how difficult it was to be fitted, he dedicated himself to […]

Sep 18, 2023

Greer entrepreneurial program gearing up for fall boot camp, pitch competition

An entrepreneurial-focused program in Greer is setting the stage for its September boot camp.The Platform at Greer will pair South Carolina entrepreneurs with coaches from big corporations and world leaders in innovation.

Sep 14, 2023

Summit in Greenville looks at Upstate entrepreneurial environment, names top 10

Nearly 300 guests congregated at the Greenville ONE Center on Sept. 13 for the eighth annual Next Venture Summit, including founders and investors, and entrepreneur ecosystem partners across the region.

Jun 26, 2023

ENTREPRENEUR’S JOURNEY: CoffeeCandy hits Greenville store shelves

Don Li’s eyes widen and dance when he talks about most of the possibilities.