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Life Sciences

For the past four years, South Carolina has ranked #1 among Southeastern states for employment growth in the Life Sciences industry.  This industry alone had a total economic impact of over $25 billion in 2021, making it the fastest growing industry in the state.

  • 87,000 Life Sciences related jobs in South Carolina
  • 670 Life Sciences related companies in South Carolina
  • $25 billion economic impact
  • Hundreds of patents and licensed technologies since 2012

Leading Life Sciences Companies in SC

Use this interactive map to learn more about the life sciences industry in South Carolina, and to explore the clusters created by our state’s skilled workforce, strategic infrastructure, low cost of business, and attractive quality of life.


Workforce Education & Training

readySC™ and Apprenticeship Carolina™
Medical University of South Carolina:
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University of South Carolina

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