08/11/16

AxoSim Receives $450,000+ NSF and CASIS Grants

Nerve-on-a-chip startup AxoSim has recently been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to accelerate their efforts. The first…


07/20/16

Center to Host Johnson & Johnson Innovation Event on Sept. 19

Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) is supporting innovation in major life science clusters through the life science incubator JLABS and other programs, with the ultimate aim of enabling commercialization of…


07/05/16

APMT Selected for National Smart Manufacturing Innovation Program

Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies (APMT) has been selected to be a participant in the new national Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. On June 20, the Obama Administration announced that the Smart…


06/22/16

Be Well Nutrition Raises $1 Million for ICONIC PROTEIN Drink

Be Well Nutrition, developer of the ICONIC PROTEIN drink line, has just closed a $1 million fundraising round. The company recently revamped the branding and packaging of the drink line,…


06/10/16

Mr. Bubbles Cafe Opens on First Floor

Bringing banh mi sandwiches, bubble tea, pastries, and other food and drinks to upper Canal Street, Mr. Bubbles Cafe has opened on the first floor of the Center. With an…


05/12/16

MobileQubes Expands Sales in Northeastern U.S.

Providing rent-and-return phone battery kiosks, startup MobileQubes is now expanding in the Northeast. Already partnered with Amtrak in several areas, the company's service will now be available in major transit…


05/09/16

JPMorgan Chase Selects Center for Competitive Service Corps Program

Four top JPMorgan Chase employees from around the world are spending three weeks working at the Center to help with strategic planning around attracting and retaining new biotechnology companies. The…


04/21/16

BioAesthetics Wins Novel Tech Challenge and Rice Competition Prize

Focused on improving reconstruction options for post-surgery breast cancer patients, regenerative nipple graft startup BioAesthetics won multiple prizes in business competitions in April. The team won $10,000 in the Tulane…


04/19/16

Local Student-Founded Pressure Ulcer Startup Wins $25,000 in Tulane Competition

Invented by a team of biomedical engineering students, a device to prevent pressure ulcers in hospitals won first place and a $25,000 grand prize in the 2016 Tulane Business Model…


04/13/16

BioFund-Supported Dryades Market Opens in Central City

Through an investment by the New Orleans BioFund, we're proud to be a partner in the effort to bring fresh food, jobs, and growth to Central City with the opening…