BUILD. INNOVATE. ADVANCE.

Building the Business
of Life Sciences in
South Carolina.

Join, engage and partner with SCBIO and a dynamic portfolio of life sciences stakeholders ranging from industry, academia and economic development to healthcare, government, and service providers.

Life sciences: the fastest-growing segment of South Carolina's economy

Innovation is flourishing. Entrepreneurship is booming. Life science organizations are expanding, while companies the world over select South Carolina to call home. Universities, colleges and our technical college system are turning out top talent. Guiding the advances is SCBIO — South Carolina’s only industry association and economic development organization exclusively focused on life sciences. Together, we grow.

Lets Talk Numbers
$ 0 B
Annual Economic Impact
# 1
Fastest Growth of Any Southeastern State
SINCE 2017
2 x
Faster Growth of Any Southeastern State
10000
Employed in Industry

Life sciences: the fastest-growing segment of South Carolina's economy

Innovation is flourishing. Entrepreneurship is booming. Life science organizations are expanding, while companies the world over select South Carolina to call home. Universities, colleges and our technical college system are turning out top talent. Guiding the advances is SCBIO — South Carolina’s only industry association and economic development organization exclusively focused on life sciences. Together, we grow.

Lets Talk Numbers
$ 0 B
Annual Economic Impact
# 1
Fastest Growth of Any Southeastern State
SINCE 2017
2 x
Faster Growth of Any Southeastern State
10000
Employed in Industry

Events

Join us for industry events and conferences to advance your organization and make new connections!

SCBIO
2023 Annual Conference

February 21-23, 2023

Charleston, SC

Join industry leaders from biotech, pharma, medical device, medtech and more for the annual meeting of SC’s Life Sciences Industry.

Student Networking Event

February 23, 2022

Charleston, SC

A chance for students interested in a career in the Life Sciences to gather and network with industry professionals.

More information coming soon!

Legislative Luncheon

March 1, 2022

Columbia, SC

Gather for our 2023 Legislative Luncheon to celebrate the continued growth of life sciences in SC and network with key legislators from across the state.

Why Join SCBIO

Membership Benefits

Workforce & Talent Growth

Connect with candidates. Participate in workforce development programs. Showcase intern and apprentice programs. SCBIO helps you recruit, retain and develop talent.

Connect & Collaborate

Connect and learn at over 40 SCBIO events year round including networking programs, seminars, webinars, executive briefings and socials.

Access to Capital

Learn about accessing sources of capital, and share your story with regional and national angel, VC and traditional financial firms at state and national events.

Increased Brand Visibility

Enhance brand visibility with the state and national life science community via SCBIO events, communications, website, conferences and trade missions!

Enjoy Discounts & Resources

SCBIO members save big with our BIO Business Solution discount program, free or discounted attendance at SCBIO events, news sharing and more!

A Community of Peers

Advance your organization by connecting with peers and leaders on Workforce, Innovation, Collaboration, Advocacy and Economic Development initiatives.

What Our Members Say

How We Help

Building the business of life sciences in South Carolina is a call to action for SCBIO – the official state affiliate of BIO (Biotechnology Innovation Organization), AdvaMed (Advanced Medical Technology Association), and PhRMA

And no mission of SCBIO is more important than our direct support of the continued growth and prosperity of the impressive portfolio of over 1,030 life sciences companies already located across our state, impacting every major region. We lead or support ongoing initiatives in areas including:

Latest News

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SCBIO 2023 Annual Conference

February 21-23, 2023

Charleston, SC