November 11, 2010 – New Orleans CityBusiness
Nine Louisiana biotech companies have been selected as recipients of more than $2.13 million in federal tax credits and grants. The awards fell under the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program (QTDP), which targets small firms.
November 01, 2010 – 10/12 Corridor
With the promise of increased research funding, and the ultimate goal of becoming a National Cancer Institute, the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium (LCRC) is a key ingredient in a larger strategy to transform Greater New Orleans into a global player in bioscience research and entrepreneurship. The goal is to build upon the work of the academic and health care institutions in the downtown and Mid-City neighborhoods and create a life sciences hub that will attract outside investment and build a knowledge-based economy.