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Members of a South Carolina industry association say that a fun online game with prizes could put young people in line for prized STEM careers.
The industry is life sciences, the fastest-growing industry among South Carolina’s knowledge economy sectors, having grown by more than 42% since 2017. The organization is SCbio, a statewide life sciences organization representing mroe than 1,000 organizations statewide employing over 87,000 professionals across the sector’s entire range of disciplines.
In early November 2022, SCbio partnered with Skillionaire Games — the business to consumer side of Greenville-based education technology firm skillsgapp — to announce the launch of Rad Lab, a mobile phone game that provides organizers with trackable geographic data and customizable incentives based on a player’s location, performance and proficiencies as they compete to gain ever-higher levels of skill in various STEM-based life science areas.