The pilot phase of the LSU LIFT2 Grant Program has concluded, and 15 grants totaling $500,000 will be awarded to support proof of concept innovations. The LIFT2 grants will support projects ranging from a number of disciplines from all five of LSU’s research campuses.
The LSU Student Incubator awarded $25,000 cash to five student-run startups during the culmination of the third-annual Venture Challenge on April 25. This is the third year the Venture Challenge has showcased LSU’s brightest student entrepreneurs, and the LSU Student Incubator plans to continue providing student business with the total startup experience next year.
LSU Student Incubator to Give Students the Total Startup Experience and Award $25,000 During 3rd Annual Venture Challenge
The LSU Student Incubator will host its 3rd Annual Venture Challenge this spring with the final round to take place on April 25. The program supports LSU students in their entrepreneur endeavors and will award $25,000 cash to six participating student businesses. “The Venture Challenge is the total startup experience for LSU students,” LSU Student… Read More
LSU LIFT, or Leveraging Innovation for Technology Transfer, Fund will support commercialization of faculty intellectual property through small grants for applied research on proof of concept In addition to approving changes to its regulations governing technology transfer and commercialization at LSU, the LSU Board of Supervisors today approved the creation of the LSU LIFT Fund… Read More
LSU’s Louisiana Business and Technology Center, or LBTC, and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, or PBRC, have teamed up to create a biotechnology business incubator. The BioTech Initiative is a specialized incubator that will facilitate the growth of companies focusing on impacting patient health and care through technological advances. LBTC’s staff is comprised of incubator… Read More
WASHINGTON – United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today announced a grant award of $493,292 to Electrochemical Materials LLC of Baton Rouge, which was founded in 2009 by LSU professor of engineering John Flake and is located at LSU’s LBTC, or the Louisiana Business… Read More
Impacts of “Revolutionary” Natural Gas Development on Louisiana’s Manufacturing Sector Subject of Center for Energy Studies Report
Impacts of “Revolutionary” Natural Gas Development on Louisiana’s Manufacturing Sector Subject of Center for Energy Studies Report A new study by David Dismukes, professor and associate executive director for the LSU Center for Energy Studies, or CES, examines the potential economic impacts of recent capital investments leveraged by the boom in unconventional natural gas… Read More
It’s no secret that LSU, Louisiana’s Flagship University, has a reputation as strong and rich as its traditions. But did you know it’s also one of the primary economic drivers of the capital city region? A new study by Stephen Barnes, assistant professor of economics and associate director of the LSU Division of Economic Development… Read More