08/01/15

Innovation Louisiana Conference Tickets Now Available

Join us for networking opportunities and sessions on topics critical to the success of high-growth technology startups. The event educates life science startups, university researchers, and the wider business community…


07/25/15

BioFund Reaches $3M Milestone, Expands Capital Offerings

The New Orleans BioFund has fully disbursed its initial pool of funding for small businesses, providing growth capital to 15 emerging companies in Greater New Orleans. The BioFund has now…


06/15/15

NOBIC 1 of 3 U.S. Organizations to Receive 2015 SBA Tibbetts Award

NOBIC is one of three organizations nationally to receive the U.S. SBA's 2015 Tibbetts Award for advocacy of the SBIR/STTR grant programs. These highly competitive grant programs award R&D funding…


05/21/15

Two Local Teams Win International Neuro Startup Challenge

Launched last summer, the Neuro Startup Challenge offered student teams around the world the chance to compete to license NIH-developed technologies in neuroscience. Teams spent the past year developing business…


05/20/15

InnoGenomics Recognized by U.S. Senate During National Small Business Week

InnoGenomics Technologies has been recognized in the Congressional Record by Senator David Vitter, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The company was recognized as Small…


04/21/15

Esophagus Regeneration Startup Wins Tulane Novel Tech Challenge

PhD student Derek Dashti won top prize and $5,000 in the first ever Novel Tech Challenge for Tulane students. The competition asked students to come up with a solution for…


04/10/15

ICONIC Debuts New Flavor and Packaging

Be Well Nutrition, makers of the healthy protein drink line ICONIC, have announced a packaging change along with the launch of a new flavor, Cafe au Lait. The company has…


04/02/15

NOBIC Awarded $500,000 Grant to Expand Assistance Statewide

The BioInnovation Center has been awarded a 3-year, $500,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to expand our free startup assistance program to life science entrepreneurs across the state.…


03/31/15

ORA Estuaries Wins Top Prize at Big Idea Competition

Coastal engineering startup ORA Estuaries advanced to the finals of the 2015 Big Idea competition and won the $25,000 top prize to close out New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. AxoSim Technologies…


03/24/15

InnoGenomics Wins Over $20,000 at JEDCO Challenge

Pitching a novel blood test that could diagnose cancer much less invasively than current techniques, genetics company InnoGenomics Technologies won the 2015 JEDCO Challenge. The top prize at this pitch…