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As a result of the South Carolina-Israel Collaboration Initiative, in October 2013, during the U.S.-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange, South Carolina became the only southeastern state and only one of six in the U.S., to sign a bilateral research and development agreement with the State of Israel. It has a unique built-in funding mechanism that is administered jointly by the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) and MATIMOP, the Israeli Industry Center for R&D. Working in partnership, they identify, qualify and finance South Carolina and Israel entities to collaborate in industrial R&D projects.
Currently 2 Israeli firms employing 25+ workers operate in the three-county Charleston region.