Biotech startup earns National Science Foundation grant for DNA ID kits

August 13, 2012 – New Orleans CityBusiness Local start-up InnoGenomics Technologies Inc. has been awarded a grant of up to $1 million from the National Science Foundation to complete a…


MiniVax Adds Dr. Bruce Beutler, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Medicine, as Scientific Advisor

July 18, 2012 - Market Watch MiniVax, Inc., a company specializing in the development of treatments for opportunistic fungal and bacterial infections, announced Dr. Bruce Beutler as the most recent…


Louisiana’s Emerging Bio Hub Ranks #10

July 01, 2012 - Business Facilities Louisiana is ranked #10 among emerging biotechnology hubs in a Business Facilities magazine report.


Coming Soon!

June 22, 2012 - New Orleans BioInnovation Center This summer the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC) is welcoming Honey Loaf, a contemporary sandwich lounge, to the city’s Medical District. Located…


New Orleans Now: An Economic Leap Forward

June 21, 2012 - Louisiana Economic Quarterly 2012 There’s a renaissance of economic innovation and progress sweeping through New Orleans. From new start-ups to digital innovators to the revival of…


Life sciences: All jazzed up

June 20, 2012 - Nature A key component of the BioDistrict is the 6,000-square-metre New Orleans BioInnovation Center, a non-profit life-sciences business incubator focused on university research and located on…


Commercial DNA Test Kit Takes Next Step

June 14, 2012 - WWLTV Dr. Sudhir Sinha, the president of Innogenomics Technologies, joined WWLTV in New Orleans on Thursday morning along with Darryl d’Aquin, President of CommTech for the…


Fertility Lab Under Construction in Napoleon Avenue

June 08, 2012 - New Orleans CityBusiness Medical Executive Partners, a tenant at NOBIC, to open the health center, which will include an in-vitro fertilization laboratory, an andrology laboratory and…


Tax credit program targets ‘angel’ investors

June 03, 2012 - The Advocate Angel investors in the state have a new state-funded incentive program to refund part of their investment through tax credits. The idea is the…


Digital Gumbo: New portable X-ray machine for neonatal intensive care

May 31, 2012 - WWLTV The medical world may be saying goodbye to large, bulky X-ray machines for the tiniest of patients with the NeoRay.
It’s the first FDA approved digital…