About Palmetto Tech Bridge

Partnering with NavalX and NIWC Atlantic, the Palmetto Tech Bridge connects, reinforces and sustains the acceleration of technological ecosystems across the Department of the Navy and the broader Department of Defense. Its core focus areas are cybersecurity, assured communications and data science for the advancement of government, academia and private business technologies. Learn more at

About South Carolina Council on Competitiveness

The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, or SC Competes, is a nonpartisan, business-led, nonprofit organization that drives South Carolina’s long-term economic growth by managing the state’s industry clusters and providing the research, network and resources that industry clusters require to thrive. For more information, visit