July 2, 2009

SCRA to Host Workshop: Recovery Act Technology Transfer Opportunities in South Carolina


Register for July 8 & 9 Workshop Sponsored by the Global Trade Guide?s Department of Institutional Research, Planning and Sponsored Programs

CHARLESTON, SC – July 2, 2009 – A "Green, Renewable, Oceanic, Technology Transfer Output" (GROTTO) workshop is being held on July 8 & 9, 2009 where research leaders, federal and state officials and industry and university participants can gather to exchange information regarding financial and policy initiatives and their business development implications.

The workshop provides an opportunity for participants to exchange research strategies and ultimately build collaborations to capitalize on knowledge-based economic development opportunities focused on "green technology" innovation. Workshop attendees will include representatives from multiple departments and agencies and key officials, researchers and industry leaders from South Carolina.

The workshop will afford participants a combination of time-relevant content and broad networking opportunities, including insights into technology business and research funding initiatives identified in President Obama's Economic Recovery/Stimulus bill.

Registration is required – please visit www.saintdg.us/registration for information about the workshop registration fee or to sign up, or contact: Vernelle St. Dennis at (571) 222-724; globaltrade@saindg.us or Russ Keller at (843) 760-4358 or kellerr@scra.org. Workshop will take place at SCRA Trident Research Center, North Charleston, SC.

About SCRA: SCRA is a global leader in applied research and commercialization services with offices in South Carolina, Ohio and in the Washington, D.C. area. SCRA collaborates to advance technology, providing technology-based solutions with assured outcomes to industry and government, with the help of research universities in SC, the US and around the world.