South Carolina is a top destination for the biotechnology and life sciences industry sector, which includes pharmaceutical developers and manufacturers, agricultural companies, chemical laboratories, research and diagnostic laboratories, hygiene and medical manufacturing and related and service companies.
With recent investments and expansions by leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, a talented and innovative workforce, top research institutions and world-class hospital systems, the Palmetto State biotech infrastructure is rapidly expanding.
South Carolina is home to three research universities leading the way in biotechnology education and research, as well as various public/private partnerships:
- University of South Carolina
- Clemson University
- Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
- SCMedTech Council