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A bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce
OIE Background

Office of Innovation and
Entrepreneurship (OIE)

University Of South Carolina


Columbia, SC

Project Name

USC Center for Applied Innovation and Advanced Analytics



Award Amount

Federal Share

Non-Federal Share



This EDA investment supports the USC Center for Applied Innovation and Advanced Analytics, a public-private partnership that works with regional government, academia, and business for developing in-demand skills, accelerating research innovations into markets, and driving regional economic development. The Center will develop technical expertise in analytics, cognitive computing (IBM Watson) and Internet of Things (IoT) in vertical markets that include predictive maintenance and supply chain, higher education, finance, insurance and health care.