New Orlean BioInnovation Center


We are dedicated to fostering economic growth in our region and to helping create jobs in Louisiana. The Center supports entrepreneurs who are developing medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics, digital health, environmental, and other life-saving technologies.

We offer state-of-the-art facilities, free business consulting, educational events, and a capital program to help realize these novel ideas.

In less than 10 years, we have seen:

  • The creation of more than 125 new companies and 350+ high-wage jobs
  • Client startups raise $93 million in funding
  • Over 175 innovators receive free consulting support
  • The BioFund invest $3 million in 15 local small businesses
  • 2,750+ attendees learn about business management at 90+ educational events

The Center’s Commercialization team assists on company planning and market research, as well as other projects that are critical to technology company success. We can also connect entrepreneurs to a growing networking of industry experts, investors, and management professionals.

In addition, our programming also includes seminars and networking events held throughout the year on various business, legal, and marketing topics for entrepreneurs.

The New Orleans BioFund program also offers various capital options to small businesses that may not qualify for traditional financing options, better positioning them for growth and success.

Find out now how you can help build a sustainable life science entrepreneurship ecosystem and help create jobs in Louisiana.