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…


02/24/15

Go Vote for 4 Client Startups in the Running to Pitch for $25,000

Four NOBIC-affiliated startups are in the running to pitch for $25,000 at the Big Idea competition during NOEW. Out of the 22 semi-finalists, the top 12 vote-getters in a Nola.com…


01/27/15

Bioceptive’s 1st Women’s Health Device Receives FDA Clearance

Bioceptive has received 510(k) clearance for a suction cervical retractor as a new option for women and physicians undergoing a wide array of gynecological procedures. Bioceptive’s new non-traumatic device uses…


12/19/14

A Year of Growth: 2014 Startup Updates

With new employees, partners, customers, and funding, our clients and tenants had a big year. Local startups and researchers assisted by the Center have raised $30 million to develop life-saving…


12/17/14

National Urban Innovation Initiative Launches from BioInnovation Center

Leaders from four cities across the U.S. (Cleveland, Detroit, Durham and New Orleans) met at the Center in December to launch the Forward Cities initiative. This program will focus on…


12/08/14

myMix Nutrition Pitches at IdeaX Demo Day

Ten New Orleans startups presented their future plans at Demo Day, including nutritional supplement personalization startup myMix Nutrition. The event is the culmination of Idea Village's 12-week IdeaX accelerator program,…


12/05/14

NOBIC President, BioFund Manager and 6 Health Startups Named to Silicon Bayou 100

The 2014 Silicon Bayou 100 is the fourth annual list of the 100 most innovative, influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana. NOBIC's President Aaron Miscenich, BioFund…