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Innovation Louisiana 2014
By Admin (on 9/5/2014 @ 13:58:42, in ORSP Announcements, read 844 times)

Innovation Louisiana 2014, a life sciences technology entrepreneurship conference in New Orleans coming up Nov. 17 – 18 (more details at http://innovationla2014.eventbrite.com). Following up on last year's successful event, this will feature seminars and panels on startup formation, funding, and growth issues with insights from national industry, entrepreneurship, and investment experts. Numerous angel and VC firms from across the country are attending, along with expert speakers with startup and industry experience at the FDA, NIH, Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, Merck, and more.

The 3rd annual BioChallenge launched this week, a pitch competition in which Louisiana life sciences startups compete for a top cash prize of $25,000. In the initial round of competition, an independent panel of judges will score submitted company executive summaries. Top scoring startups will go on to pitch live on November 18 in front of investors and industry experts. More details and application instructions are available at the competition website (http://www.neworleansbio.com/biochallenge/).