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The University of South Carolina provides a variety of facilities for use by entrepreneurs, researchers, small businesses and larger industry partners. Located in heart of downtown Columbia, the Innovation District is the physical campus of Innovista: more than 500 acres that include offices, laboratories and communities focused on technology, innovation, entrepreneurship and the creation of startup companies.

Where It Happens

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Center for Applied Innovation and Advanced Analytics

Increasing Education and Economic Opportunities

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Digital Transformation Lab

State-of-the art, 3,000 square-foot Digital Transformation Lab

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USC/Columbia Technology Incubator

Home to 40+ early stage technology and innovation-based startup companies

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Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.