04/13/18

Instapath Brings Home $40k from Rice Business Plan Competition

Instapath competed at the Rice Business Plan Competition along with 42 other student-led startups in technology, energy, and life sciences. Instapath advanced to the semifinals of the competition and finished 3rd…


03/26/18

AxoSim Wins the Coulter IDEAPitch

AxoSim, client and tenant of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center, won the top $100,000 investment prize at the Coulter IDEAPitch. AxoSim has created a patented "nerve-on-a-chip" technology that helps pharmaceutical…


03/09/18

New Orleans BioInnovation Center Highlighted in Initiative for a Competitive Inner City Report

The BioInnovation Center was recently recognized for its long-standing partnership with Xavier University of Louisiana, an HBCU, on a newly established internship program to grow and retain diverse STEM talent in…


03/08/18

NOBIC Client Prep Tech Approved to Start Clinical Trial

Prep Tech, makers of a patented pre-op skin preparation product/device trademarked as ULTRAPREP, was approved by Quorum's IRB to start a clinical trial at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Prep Tech anticipates…


03/06/18

Accelerate South Summer 2018 Healthcare Program Now Accepting Applications.

Selected companies will participate in a unique three-month collaboration where participating state-wide healthcare institutions will meet cohort participants hoping to find products and services aligned with their key industry needs.…


03/05/18

Puerto Rican Leaders Visit New Orleans to Learn Post-Katrina Lessons

Over 30 leaders from Puerto Rico -- from the philanthropic, higher education, entrepreneurial and nonprofit sectors of the island -- are visiting New Orleans March 1-2 to meet local leaders…


03/02/18

Dr. Gregory Davenport joins BioInnovation Center Advisory Board

Dr. Davenport is Vice President at The Conafay Group, a business advisory firm that specializes in representing biomedical companies before the federal government and associated stakeholders. Dr. Davenport has decades…


11/12/17

Compliance Partners Forms National Collaboration to Support Rural and Community Health Centers

Local healthcare services firm Compliance Partners has formed a partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), the leading U.S. association focused on improving access and equity for more than…


11/08/17

Digital Health Startup RDnote Wins Top Prizes in 2017 BioChallenge

Digital health startup RDnote won the 2017 BioChallenge pitch competition, the Center's annual business challenge for Louisiana life science startups. Four companies pitched in the finals at the Joy Theater,…


10/30/17

Gambit 40 Under 40 Honors the Center’s David Bode and Other Local Biotech Partners

We're proud to announce that the Center's Director of Technology Commercialization, David Bode, has been named to The Gambit's annual 40 Under 40. He was honored for his work with…