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In addition to showcasing each of the finalists and announcing the winners in the categories below, we honored the recipient of the Dr. Charles Townes Individual Achievement Award, Dr. Martine LeBerge,  and recognized the winners of the 2021 Ibrahim Janajreh Young Innovator Award, the Richland Two Institute of Innovation (R2I2) Student Innovation Center

Click on the award categories below to view the finalists’ presentations from the Meet the Finalists Webinar Series, sponsored by the South Carolina Research Authority. Click on the organization name below to view the videos shown during the awards celebration, sponsored by Contec, Inc.

Technology Development – sponsored by Vikor Scientific
Elastrin Therapeutics Inc. (Simpsonville) *winner*
ArchCath LLC (Awendaw)
FRD Accel, LLC (Charleston)

Community Service
Camp Happy Days (Charleston) *winner*
Advoco: Connect for Good GVL (Greenville)
United Way of the Piedmont (Spartanburg)

Small Enterprise
Aconabolics LLC (Greenville) *winner*
Dru Feeding System LLC (Travelers Rest)
Veterans ASCEND (Simpsonville)

Education – sponsored by TTI Consumer Power Tools, Inc.
Early College High School, Charleston County School District (Charleston) *winner*
IT-oLogy (Columbia)
SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (Greenville)

Technology Integration – sponsored by DartPoints
Diversey Holdings Ltd. (Fort Mill) *winner*
PunchList USA (Charleston)
QuicksortRx Inc (Charleston)

Sustainability – sponsored by Milliken & Company
Clemson Composites Center (Greenville) *winner*
Ingevity (North Charleston)
GeoMat, LLC (Columbia)