GEARNow Open! Phase-0 Program

The goal of the Phase-0 Program is to encourage and support SC small businesses in their proposal development activities to compete effectively for SBIR/STTR Federal funding to support:

  • Materials Assembly and Design Excellence in South Carolina (MADE in SC) initiative funded by the NSF,
  • Vision 2025, the South Carolina Science and Technology Plan

New to this solicitation is the support of internships for SC undergraduate students for materials science projects only in a functioning entrepreneurial environment to expose them to the world of entrepreneurship. Students must be enrolled in a four-year degree granting program in a SC college or university.

Latest Newsletter

This week: Phase-0 solicitation now available, Conference registration now open, Phase-0 Focus on Purilogics, plus news, opportunities and deadlines!

Registration Now Open

Register now to attend the 2018 SC EPSCoR State Conference to be held on Saturday, April 7 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Registration is free, but seating is limited (lunch is included).  

We’re hiring!

MADE in SC supports the hiring of 17 new faculty members at five institutions in the next five years. Click here to view available positions.