11/17/16

Chosen Diagnostics Wins 2016 BioChallenge Competition and Carre Receives BioFund Prize

Startup Chosen Diagnostics won the grand prize in the 2016 BioChallenge competition finals. Chosen is developing a biomarker test to diagnose a common and life-threatening gastrointestinal disease in preterm infants…


11/11/16

Center Showcases National Expert Speakers at Fourth Annual Innovation Louisiana Summit

The BioInnovation Center presents the key speakers for our annual signature multi-day summit that includes prominent biotech keynote addresses and panel sessions, as well as the marquee event, the BioChallenge,…


10/19/16

Better Day Health Signs 10-Year Agreement with Top Louisiana Orthopaedic Clinic

Better Day Health announced that Imperial Health's Center for Orthopaedics, one of the largest orthopedic clinics in Louisiana, signed a 10-year agreement after Beta testing the startup's software. The physician-designed…


10/14/16

Four Finalist Startups Announced for 2016 BioChallenge Competition

Four Louisiana life science startups have been selected as finalists in the 2016 BioChallenge competition. They will compete for over $50,000 in prizes on Wednesday, November 16 at the Joy…


09/30/16

APMT Announces Strategic Partnership with Austin Chemical

Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies, which delivers innovative online monitoring and control products for polymer manufacturers, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Austin Chemical Company, a…


09/23/16

InnoGenomics Launches New DNA Technologies to Analyze Challenging Forensic Samples

InnoGenomics announced the commercial release of new DNA testing kits that enable forensic DNA laboratories to successfully analyze challenging biological samples that frequently fail with traditional systems. Forensic experts report…


09/07/16

Center Receives U.S. Small Business Administration Award

The BioInnovation Center has been honored with a national award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the 2016 SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. The $50,000 funding…


08/15/16

2016 BioChallenge Startup Competition Launches

The Center is now accepting applications for the fifth annual BioChallenge, a startup competition in which Louisiana bioscience startups compete for over $50,000 in prizes. This type of competition offers…


08/11/16

AxoSim Receives $450,000+ NSF and CASIS Grants

Nerve-on-a-chip startup AxoSim has recently been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to accelerate their efforts. The first…


07/20/16

Center to Host Johnson & Johnson Innovation Event on Sept. 19

Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) is supporting innovation in major life science clusters through the life science incubator JLABS and other programs, with the ultimate aim of enabling commercialization of…