11/18/18

Gremillion Technologies Wins BioChallenge and BioFund Prizes

Local physician and entrepreneur Grayson Gremillion presented his company at the 7th annual BioChallenge pitch competition at the Joy Theater on November 14, and was selected as the winner of…


11/08/17

Digital Health Startup RDnote Wins Top Prizes in 2017 BioChallenge

Digital health startup RDnote won the 2017 BioChallenge pitch competition, the Center's annual business challenge for Louisiana life science startups. Four companies pitched in the finals at the Joy Theater,…


10/11/17

Unveiling the Four BioChallenge Competition Finalists

The Center is excited to announce the four Louisiana life sciences startups selected to compete in the 2017 BioChallenge pitch competition on November 8 -- read on to meet them:…


10/05/17

Fluence Analytics Launches ARGEN Protein Monitoring Platform

Tulane spin-out and client startup Fluence Analytics, a manufacturer of realtime, industrial and laboratory monitoring systems, has launched ARGEN, a patented protein and polymer stability monitoring product. By utilizing continuous light scattering…


09/21/17

AxoSim Receives $1.7M Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Tenant startup AxoSim has been awarded a two year NIH Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant for $1,770,000 to advance their nerve-on-a-chip technology for predictive preclinical drug testing. AxoSim is developing clinically relevant models…


09/13/17

ICONIC Protein Closes $8 Million Funding Round

Innovative beverage startup ICONIC Protein has added several industry experts to the company's board and raised $8 million to expand staff, retail sales, and product offerings. The startup, which launched…


08/31/17

BioFund Golf Scramble Coming to New City Park Course on Nov. 10

Join us for the fourth annual New Orleans BioFund Golf Scramble on Friday, November 10. This year's event will be held at the beautiful, brand new Bayou Oaks City Park…


05/11/17

Fluence Analytics Raises Series A Funding Round

Fluence Analytics, formerly APMT, has raised a Series A funding round led by Energy Innovation Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in growing companies in energy innovation. Fluence Analytics…


04/27/17

APMT Announces Company Rebrand to Fluence Analytics

Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies has announced a comprehensive rebrand. The company is now known as Fluence Analytics, a step taken to emphasize its focus on continuous process analytics and better…


01/09/17

See Our 2016 Year in Review

We saw major growth in our state's life sciences community in 2016. Our Commercialization team provided free consulting services to more than 50 startups and presented more than 20 educational…