Join forces with research and innovation underway at the University of South Carolina for a role in transforming individual lives, industry, communities and local economies.
Every day at South Carolina's flagship university, we translate knowledge into economic opportunities. South Carolina's colleges and campuses are hubs of the talent, entrepreneurship, and research exploration it takes to fuel technology development, thought innovation and scientific discovery. From notable patent granting to managing complex challenge grants, it's easy to see why Carnegie Foundation has designated South Carolina as an institution of very high research activity.
The University of South Carolina is a thriving academic community that drives ideas and innovation — especially those of industry and research partners. Support university research efforts or launch a partnership to engage with the students, world-class faculty and infrastructure of one of the state's leading research institutions.Support Research at USC
The University of South Carolina is teaming up with Verizon to combine world-class students and faculty with the lightning-fast capabilities of Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband.
Siemens Digital Industries Software and the USC are expanding their partnership by adding new software, collaborating on research for innovative manufacturing solutions, and by adding Siemens’ product demonstrations in the Digital Transformation Lab.
In partnership with IBM, the university has created the IIoT Lab also located in the McNair Aerospace Research Center. The lab uses cloud-based data to develop a wide range of student learning, teaching, and research projects.
Office of Economic Engagement
Experience has taught us that thinking like a business can transform the way organizations
develop products, deliver services, innovate technologies and execute strategy. The
Office of Economic Engagement exists at the intersection of industry, research and
Executive Director: Bill Kirkland