We partner with these organizations to foster the environment of innovation and entrepreneurship in the region.

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Office of Innovation is a strong partner of the DRCI.  The Center was awarded an Innovation Challenge Grant in 2015.

We work with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)to teach them about starting their own companies.  SCAD students are not only running companies in the program, but are also engaged with our companies as interns.

We also teach innovation and entrepreneurship with schools in the Beaufort County School District.  Through our programs such as "Virtual Field Trips" and working with the teachers in the Enterprise Design elective.

The Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL) not only is involved with their entrepreneurship courses but can also be brought in for technical and manufacturing consulting.

We also encourage innovation and entrepreneurship with University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) and draw on their students to be involved in the DRCI

LowcountryWorks™ is a directory and map of known high-knowldge, high-impact companies in Bluffton South Carolina and the surrounding region. Career seekers will find this site especially useful by being able to quickly view the companies that are hiring and directly link to the respective opportunities. 

The Company Showcase, features a simple, comprehensive, and up-to-date listing (and map) of companies operating within the region.  Companies can be quickly filtered by industry or limited to show only those known to be currently hiring.

LowcountryWorks™ is a part of the Don Ryan Center for Innovation comprehensive talent attraction and development strategy.

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