The Global Alliance for South Carolina (GASC), a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, announced the official commencement of its operations during an event hosted by the College of Charleston on Nov. 10, 2017.
GASC seeks to stimulate business, economic growth and research partnerships involving companies and academic institutions in South Carolina, Israel and Estonia as an independent way to generate economic development, jobs and university joint programs.
In fulfilling its mission, GASC will collaborate with the following:
- In South Carolina: Advanced Technology International, SCRA’s “SC Launch” Program, the College of Charleston, the Medical University of South Carolina, The Citadel, the University of South Carolina, and Clemson University
- In Israel: the Israel Innovation Authority and various academic research institutions and start-up business incubators
- In Estonia: the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the University of Tartu, and Tallinn University of Technology
The Center for the Global Alliance for South Carolina will be headquartered at the College of Charleston.