New Orlean BioInnovation Center


The New Orleans BioInnovation Center houses more than 30 companies in the next generation of innovators from Louisiana’s burgeoning life science community.

As the first LEED Gold-certified laboratory building in New Orleans, the Center offers 66,000 square feet of state-of-the-art wet-lab, office, and conference space to conceive and cultivate new bioscience ideas.


Central Location

A downtown New Orleans business incubator, the Center exists amid hospitals, medical universities, research centers, and biotech businesses and can house dozens of companies, providing the infrastructure to support the day-to-day functions of company research and business. Along with offering access to cutting-edge biomedical research equipment, the Center’s design offers a close network of the region’s leading researchers and innovators to promote collaboration within the life science community.



NOBIC provides support and guidance to emerging biotechnology companies, and the Center caters to a wide scope of companies, ranging from pre-startups and startups to maturing and expanding businesses. Some of the Center’s many benefits include innovative programming, world-class facilities and networking opportunities with local, regional, and national firms. Click for information on leasing office, cubicle or lab space at NOBIC.











Designed by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple of New Orleans, in collaboration with NBBJ of Seattle, WA, the building’s architects developed a facility that connects the history of Canal Street with the emerging technology of the biosciences. The facility utilizes sustainable “green” building technologies and is Gold-certified by the LEED rating system. Amenities include:

  • A large, flexible conferencing center with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment
  • A 2,000 square foot retail/food service area open to Canal Street
  • An interior atrium facing the courtyard, with public break areas at each level
  • A beautifully landscaped interior courtyard
  • Protected exterior balconies facing Canal Street to provide opportunities for interaction with the outdoors