IdeaLabs offers ready-built, leasable wet lab spaces for researchers and businesses both within and outside the University of South Carolina.


CoLAB is a coworking space within the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator, offering freelancers, entrepreneurs and creatives space to connect with the Incubator’s entrepreneurial community. It is open to individuals who are not members of the Incubator.

Local Entrepreneur Acceleration Program (LEAP)

The Local Entrepreneur Acceleration Program (LEAP) aims to support diversity in small business ownership across South Carolina by providing minority and women entrepreneurs with business plan development support, technical skills and the chance to compete for a $20,000 startup capital award. The intensive 10-week course culminates in a business plan…