11/18/14

AxoSim Technologies Wins 3rd Annual BioChallenge

Nerve-on-a-chip startup AxoSim Technologies has won $25,000 in the 3rd annual BioChallenge pitch competition for Louisiana life sciences companies. The novel technology reduces the costs and length of preclinical drug…


11/11/14

ICONIC Expands in Baton Rouge with New Distribution Partner

The team behind healthy protein drink ICONIC has partnered with major distributor Mockler Beverages to significantly expand the company's reach in Southeast Louisiana. The beverage has just rolled out to…


11/06/14

JPMorgan Chase Awards $500,000 to Local BioInnovation & Health Sciences Programs

JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced four local grants totaling $500,000 to fund the growth of the health sciences and biomedical industries that are vital to New Orleans’ economic future. TheBioInnovation…


10/31/14

4 Finalist Startups for 2014 BioChallenge Pitch Competition Announced

The 3rd annual BioChallenge competition on November 18 will feature 'nerve-on-a-chip' developer AxoSim Technologies, critical care device startup Crescentium, coastal restoration company ORA Estuaries, and breast cancer treatment personalization firm…


10/16/14

JetBlue to Offer ICONIC Through Accel Foods Partnership

ICONIC will be featured on some JetBlue flights through a new partnership between the airline and the Accel Foods accelerator. The program also included a multi-day exhibit for travelers to…


09/04/14

2014 BioChallenge Launches with $25,000 Top Prize

Applications for the 2014 BioChallenge pitch competition will be accepted until September 30. Company executive summaries are scored by independent entrepreneurship experts to select the top finalists, who go on…


08/27/14

BioFund Surpasses $2 Million Milestone

The New Orleans BioFund has now invested over $2 million in twelve Southeast Louisiana businesses to help facilitate growth and job creation in the region. Companies in the BioFund portfolio…


08/01/14

Registration Opens for Innovation Louisiana 2014 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Conference

Early-bird registration has opened for Innovation Louisiana 2014, a conference on life science technology commercialization. Join us for a series of intensive workshops, seminars, and keynote speeches on various issues…


07/22/14

NOBIC Selected for National JPMorgan Chase Small Business Initiative

The Center has been selected as a grant recipient in the new JPMorgan Chase & Co. Small Business Forward program, a 5 year, $30 million initiative to boost small business support…


07/09/14

myMix Nutrition Relocates to Nola from NYC

A new e-commerce platform that allows customers to create fully customized nutrition powders has relocated to NOBIC from New York City. MyMix Nutrition is the first online platform where customers…