BATON ROUGE – The LSU Student Incubator program at the Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, selected four finalists to pitch in the Fourth Annual Venture Challenge at the Lod Cook Hotel on Thursday, April 23, from 3 to 6 p.m. The Venture Challenge showcases LSU’s brightest student entrepreneurs and provides their businesses with… Read More
The LSU Student Incubator will host its fourth annual Venture Challenge at the Lod Cook Hotel on Thursday, April 23, to support LSU students in their entrepreneur endeavors. The program will award $25,000 cash to six participating student businesses.
Louisiana Business & Technology Center Hosts Latin American Entrepreneurs for the “LA Idea” Incubator Program
The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, recently hosted Latin American entrepreneurs from Chile, Peru, Columbia and Mexico for a two-week, specialized training session. The visitors were participants in the Latin American Idea Partnership, or “LA Idea,” Incubator Program, which was designed to support new, innovative companies with high-growth potential.
BATON ROUGE –The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, celebrated its 26th anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 6. The anniversary party, with 350 guests in attendance, included an awards ceremony for eight LBTC tenants and staff, four guest speakers and three company graduations. These three LBTC graduate companies brings the incubator graduate total to nearly… Read More
The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently visited the Louisiana Business & Technology Center at the LSU Innovation Park to meet with St. James Technologies, or SJTechs, in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. SJTechs is an electronics design and contract manufacturer that specializes in sensors and industrial applications.
The Louisiana Business and Technology Center’s prototyping center ProtoStripes was awarded $25,000 by the Louisiana Business Incubation Association, or LBIA. The grant will be used to purchase a Creaform 3D scanner for the prototyping center. With the addition of the 3D scanner, the LBTC will be able to shrink the cost and time it would… Read More
Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana is one of six states to receive $3.25 million from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). A total of nearly $18 million will be awarded to three regional partnerships that will collaborate on science and engineering research, education, and outreach to accelerate progress on… Read More
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.