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SCRA to Sponsor Innomobility Conference
Aug 2, 2012
Technology Ventures Sector will Serve as an Anchor Sponsor
CHARLESTON, SC - August 2, 2012 - SCRA Technology Ventures today announced the sponsorship of Greenville’s InnoMobility 2012 Global Conference. The conference, which connects industry, academia, entrepreneurs and investors, will be held November 7th and 8th at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. SCRA joins fellow InnoMobility anchor partners Michelin North America and Sage Automotive Interiors. Other sponsors include Itron, Flextronics, SPATS and Duke Energy.
Conference participants will have the chance to connect with leaders from throughout the world and discuss: innovative design and manufacturing, connectivity and mobile services, sustainable systems and cleantech and electric vehicles and infrastructure. Opportunities will be presented by leaders in major corporations, middle market companies, entrepreneurial businesses and academic centers.
“The InnoMobility Conference is an outstanding forum for existing and emerging business leaders to collaborate,” said SCRA Executive Vice President Ambrose Schwallie. “We are delighted to participate in this event that will help further South Carolina’s Knowledge Economy.”
“SCRA has been a strong partner throughout the years,” said John Warner, CEO of InnoVenture. “We are thrilled to have them as an InnoMobility anchor.”
Leading up to the global conference a community forum will be held at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research campus in Greenville on September 20th. To find out more information and to see the conference agenda visit www.innomobility.com. InnoMobility is managed by InnoVenture LLC.
SCRA is an applied research corporation with over 29 years of experience delivering technology solutions with high returns on investment to federal and corporate clients. Our flagship SC Launch program, managed by SCRA’s Technology Ventures sector, helps early-stage companies to commercialize innovations and create jobs. SC Launch has supported 277 entities in South Carolina through investments and other support services. Multiple economic impact studies show SCRA’s cumulative output on South Carolina’s economy to be over $14 billion, and that the company has helped create approximately 15,000 technology-related jobs in the state, with annual wages averaging between $55,000 and $77,000.
InnoMobility is a global, innovative community of diverse thought leaders that explore how evolving demographics and advancing technology lead to high-growth new business opportunities centered around mobility, energy, materials and connectivity. InnoMobility is managed by InnoVenture LLC.