You’ve got the big idea.
We've got some seed funding to
help make it a reality.
Sometimes you need a little boost to get your idea from just a thought or a lab experiment to an open and operating business. We’re here to help get you started!
The MADE in SC | SC EPSCoR Phase-0 Program encourages and supports South Carolina small businesses in their proposal development activities to compete effectively for Federal SBIR/STTR funding. Proposed activities should support the MADE in SC initiative and/or Vision 2025, the SC Science and Technology Plan.
Eligibility for Phase-0 funds is limited to American-owned South Carolina-based for-profit small businesses.
Awards are up to $6,000 for 12 months. Up to an additional $3,000 can be requested for an undergraduate student internship (Materials Science Projects only).
Make your SBIR/STTR proposal competitive with MADE in SC | SC EPSCoR’s Phase-0 Program. Deadline to apply is Mon, Nov 12, 5 pm EST.
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