The Center is now accepting applications for the fourth annual BioChallenge pitch competition, in which Louisiana bioscience startup companies will compete for a top prize of $25,000. In the first round, each applicant must submit an executive summary by September 15 describing their company and the new technology they are developing. Full application instructions are available at www.neworleansbio.com/biochallenge. Finalists will pitch for the $25,000 grand prize on November 18 at the Joy Theater.