Business-development organization to meet May 26

Business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to a meeting with officials from S.C. Launch, an organization that promotes the development of state "knowledge economy" industries.

The meeting, organized by the Lowcountry Small Business Hub, will be from 5 to 7 p.m. May 26 in MacLean Hall, Building 12, at the Technical College of the Lowcountry's Beaufort Campus.

S.C. Launch is a collaboration of SCRA, Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina. It provides entrepreneurs with tools to build technology startups, jobs and equity and was created to facilitate applied research, product development and commercialization programs, according to its website.

To attend, contact hub president D'jaris A. Moore at 843-645-1992 or