SCRA reports nearly $700 million impact on South Carolina innovation economy

Last October, we published a three-part series (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) on the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA). Now, the economic development organization has released its latest annual report with some solid numbers.

SCRA reported playing a major role in boosting jobs and technology-related businesses in South Carolina with 2.9 percent growth of technology sector jobs growth, close to double that of general statewide employment gains, and an impact of $694.38 million on the overall innovation economy. Click here to read the news release.

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