Explore the GGC Partnership Campus
South Carolina an Industry-Friendly and Innovative Biotech Hub
South Carolina is home to more than 400 biotech companies, and more than 22,000 South Carolinians work in Life Sciences. Greenwood’s GGC Partnership Campus plays a pivotal role in fueling South Carolina’s growing reputation as the “Industry-Friendly and Innovative Biotech Hub.”
South Carolina has such exceptional assets - a dynamic group of bulk manufacturers, chemical processors, generic and proprietary pharmaceutical developers, hygiene product producers and packagers, and related research and development companies have all decided to make their home in South Carolina. As a result, the Palmetto State has cultivated a genuinely cutting-edge life sciences industry sector.
Fertile Ground for Innovation
South Carolina has committed to entrepreneurship and technology-based economic development successes. We foster commercialization of technologies, support the increase of capital to homegrown companies, and work to raise the profile of the state's innovation assets -- helping individuals and organizations access resources and connect.
SCBIO Works to Grow Existing Industry and Recruit Industry Globally
SCBIO is a statewide, not-for-profit, public/private life sciences industry association and economic development organization formed to actively promote, build, support, expand, and convene South Carolina's life sciences industry.
SCBIO builds relationships among life science companies and other allied groups, including government agencies and service industries, to create more significant business opportunities and bottom-line growth.
SCBIO fosters a favorable business environment for start-up and existing life science companies in South Carolina by advocating for innovation-friendly policies and infrastructure that support the industry's growth.
GGC Partnership Campus
The 191-acre Greenwood Genetic Center Partnership Campus offers a location for regional, national, and international organizations that are involved in all aspects of the fields of genetics and other life sciences. The Partnership Campus is a knowledge community focused on innovation and healthcare collaborations.
The Greenwood Genetic Center’s core programs and resources are the magnets for the activity that could occur on the GGC Partnership Campus. However, the surrounding medical and educational resources of Greenwood can be a dramatic driver for growth of the GGC Partnership Campus as well.
Through careful planning and implementation, and the cooperation of stakeholders across our
community, we envision this GGC Partnership Campus as an amazing growth opportunity for
the Greenwood Genetic Center and a chance to leverage Greenwood as the next Knowledge
GGC Partnership Campus Strategic Vision
Get to Know Bioscience Employers on Campus
Get Here / Transportation
The GGC Partnership Campus is only a short drive to Uptown Greenwood, Self Regional Medical Center, Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, and the Greenwood County Airport.
- Uptown Greenwood - 2 Miles / 7 Minutes
- Self Regional Medical Center - 1 Mile / 3 Minutes
- Greenwood County Airport - 8 Miles / 17 Minutes
- Greenville Spartanburg Airport - 64 Miles / 1 Hour 19 Minutes
- Downtown Greenville - 58 Miles / 1 Hour 12 Minutes
- Downtown Charlotte - 125 Miles / 2 Hours 29 Minutes
Find Your Bioscience Employees
Greenwood County boasts a modern and diverse economic base, from Fujifilm’s North American manufacturing, distribution, and research and development headquarters to internationally-recognized genetics research at the Greenwood Genetic Center.
Tax Advantages and Incentives for Bioscience
Here in South Carolina, we're more than hospitable—we place a high value on business. Our reputation as a superior business location is primarily due to an exceptional economic climate that helps companies hold down operating costs and increase their return on investment. Also, South Carolina’s performance-based tax incentives reward companies for job creation and investment. Find out more here and contact us today to get started with your personal guide to incentives.
Gain Stability of Power & Utilities
Greenwood CPW provides electricity to more than 11,000 homes, businesses, and industries within the City of Greenwood. Greenwood CPW purchases most of its electricity from Duke Energy and the remainder from Southeastern Power Administration. CPW’s electric distribution system includes five substations and approximately 200 miles of line.
Welcome to Greenwood and the Upstate of South Carolina
Upstate South Carolina is what a competitive advantage looks like. Progressive and business-friendly at the same time, the Upstate is the ideal place to start or expand your business. Home to more than 465 foreign-owned firms, the Upstate offers a welcoming and supportive locale for international business.
International Economic Development Council (IEDC) data