FreshCane Wins $60,000+ in JEDCO Challenge

Functional beverage startup FreshCane has won the 2016 JEDCO Challenge competition. The cane water company won a cash and ervices prize package worth more than $60,000 in this year’s competition for emerging companies that will have a significant impact on Jefferson Parish.

March 16, 2016 — Read more in Silicon Bayou News

AxoSim Receives $225,000 STTR Grant

Startup AxoSim Technologies has been awarded a $225,000 Small Business Technology Transfer grant by the NIH. This one-year grant will fund additional research to demonstrate that AxoSim’s novel nerve-on-a-chip technology can improve drug development in the pharmaceutical industry and in the chemotherapy space in particular.

March 9, 2016 — Read more in the Times-Picayune