SC group hosting biomedical development event

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - It's a meeting of the minds of biomedical economic development in South Carolina.

Health Sciences South Carolina and its member organizations are sponsoring HEAL SC in Columbia. The 2-day event kicks off Tuesday and features national speakers who will share insight into securing investors and business startup opportunities.

Organizers say the event is designed to connect researchers with investors looking for entrepreneurial opportunities in South Carolina's emerging biomedical industry.

Lawmakers, business leaders, researchers and others are also invited to a networking event on Tuesday night.

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