Full Bottle: Inventors of Local Healthy ICONIC Energy Drink Talk BioTech Start-ups in NOLA

October 31, 2013 - New Orleans Defender “I personally like to wash down shrimp po-boys with a 20 oz. soft drink, but Billy Bosch of BeWell Nutrition has another alternative…


Move Over MIT: Tulane BioMed Students Win ASAIO First Annual Student Design Competition

October 23, 2013 -Silicon Bayou News Tulane biomedical engineering students recently won the top prize in a national medical device design competition for their improved endotrachael tube, which the team…


New Orleans BioInnovation Center holding conference and contest for biotech start-ups in November

October 14, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com “The New Orleans BioInnovation Center incubator for biosciences companies has opened registrations for an entrepreneurship conference taking place November 18-20 and an…


Entrepreneurship panel traces recent flourishing of start-ups in New Orleans, need to keep it going

October 11, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com NOBIC President Aaron Miscenich spoke during a panel discussion on entrepreneurship in New Orleans during an event called A Taste of New…


Health 2.0 New Orleans Co-Founder Wins $100K at Developer Challenge

October 09, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News New Orleans-based Rebar Interactive partnered with Omniscience Mobile on an app for ADHD teens and young adults that won the top prize of…


It’s Time To Rediscover The IUD, Women’s Health Advocates Say

October 06, 2013 - NPR NPR features Bioceptive while taking a look at intrauterine devices, their efficacy, and what it would take to boost usage of the devices in the…


New Orleans start-up seeks to simplify birth control, attracts investors, grants

August 30, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com A brief history of Bioceptive’s development and recent progress, including a $1.1 million investment round and a $250,000 product development grant from…


Incubators strive to fuel NOLA startup scene

New Orleans CityBusiness NOBIC president Aaron Miscenich and other local incubator directors discuss the structure and financing of technology business incubators.


Pharmaceutical startups call for investor patience

August 01, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness Drug development is a very long and complex process, and it presents some unique obstacles to emerging startups. In this article, MiniVax and…


BioFund reaches $1 million in small business loans for Hurricane Katrina-impacted parishes

July 18, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com The New Orleans BioFund has loaned more than $1 million to local entrepreneurs since late 2012. Loans have supported businesses as diverse…