THE LIFE SCIENCE INDUSTRY
SCBIO: Advancing the Life Science Industry
SCBIO is a member organization that exists to support and advance South Carolina’s life science industry through collaboration, advocacy, workforce development, enhanced purchasing power and education. This mission furthers our goal of ensuring that South Carolina’s companies, research institutions, and citizens reap the economic and societal benefits of a world-class life sciences cluster.
More than 800 companies and institutions employ 15,520 people with an average annual wage of $55,233 in South Carolina. Life science businesses and institutions impact 46,032 jobs, according to a 2012 study by the Battelle Institute.