Two researchers are looking for a more efficient and environmentally friendly way to use hydraulic fracturing to draw oil and gas from the earth’s crust. Four use existing magnetic and oxidizing materials in an effort to revolutionize the refrigeration industry and replace up to 80 percent of the current compressor market.
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
Physics professor Guang Jia is using a new approach to combat an age-old issue: industrial air pollution. With funding provided by the LSU LIFT2 Grant Program, a University initiative created to fund projects in various colleges and academic disciplines, Jia and his colleagues are designing a new industrial air purifier that uses X-ray technology.
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
Some famous ideas may have been launched from a single idea scribbled on a napkin – but for start-up companies looking for funding to take an idea off of the paper and into the world of real products, prototyping is an important step.
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander announced the creation of the LSU Transformational Technology and Cyber Research Center, which will pursue major federal and commercial research projects in applied technology fields. Initially, the TTCRC will be funded in part by the State of Louisiana and LSU in a challenge… Read More