CONWAY, S.C. — A new small business incubator is opening in Conway near Myrtle Beach.

The new facility will offer space and services to help businesses focused on information technology, life sciences and other areas get up and running.

A ribbon cutting is set for Wednesday.

The incubator is a joint effort of Coastal Carolina University, Clemson, Horry-Georgetown Technical College and the City of Conway with support from The Waccamaw Community Foundation and the Knight Foundation.