APMT Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

July 11, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News Tulane spin-out company Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies has been awarded an SBIR grant to demonstrate the feasibility of their technology to monitor and…


Health tech innovation group sets up NOLA office, launches July 18 at NOBIC

June 20, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness A Health 2.0 New Orleans chapter has launched for all those interested in healthcare technology and innovation. The group will hold it’s inaugural…


Bioceptive Closes $1.1M Investment Led by New World Angels

June 13, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News Women’s health medical device startup Bioceptive has closed a $1.1 million Series A funding round led by New World Angels. Bioceptive’s novel intrauterine…


The 19 Coolest Small Businesses In New Orleans

May 09, 2013 - Business Insider The BioInnovation Center was featured by Business Insider as one of the 19 coolest small businesses in New Orleans.


Health drink maker and teacher job site win combined $70,000 in Tulane business contest on Friday

April 19, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com Be Well Nutrition, maker of healthy lifestyle beverage ICONIC, won the $50,000 top prize with a strong pitch at the 13th annual…


Health drink maker wins the first Jefferson Parish business pitch contest during Entrepreneur Week

March 20, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com Be Well Nutrition won the inaugural Cordina Challenge pitch competition for Jefferson Parish entrepreneurs. Company co-founder Billy Bosch successfully pitched Be Well’s…


Private, Public Sectors and Academia Come Together at the 2013 BIO International Convention

March 14, 2013 - BIO International Convention NOBIC President Aaron Miscenich was a featured speaker on a panel titled “Accelerators: Leveraging Regional Resources for Growth” during the 2013 BIO International…


Angels of Southwest Louisiana Invests in Tech Startup VoiceHIT

March 12, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News Health IT startup VoiceHIT announced that the Angels of Southwest Louisiana have made an investment in the company to support it’s clinical management…


Local Startup Connects Bluetooth to E-Health Records

March 07, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness Local bio-tech startup VoiceHIT has launched its new electronic health record platform, Better Day Health. The platform is a patient-centered health management system…


Academics Go Into Business to Support Research

February 27, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness As academic grants for scientific research become more difficult to obtain, researchers like Dr. Ali Betancourt of Wibi+Works LLC have established businesses to…