Innovation Louisiana Announces Keynote Speakers, Agenda

Innovation Louisiana is the annual life sciences entrepreneurship conference hosted by the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC). Organizers says the conference is aimed at providing educational and networking opportunities to help innovators develop new technology companies in the state of Louisiana.

Attendees are researchers, students, entrepreneurs, and other professionals in the state life sciences industry.

“More than $650 million is invested in scientific research and development at Louisiana universities each year,” said Aaron Miscenich, President of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. “This conference is part of our ongoing work to support new Louisiana businesses based on this research, as we help innovators turn research breakthroughs from lab-level experiments into products and services that benefit patients around the world.”

NOBIC has attracted more than 20 experts and entrepreneurs from large corporations to investment firms such as Pfizer, Medtronic, and Sibling Ventures. The national leaders will cover entrepreneurship, startup funding, and the pharmaceutical industry throughout the two-day event.

Confirmed speakers include keynote Dr. Brett Wingeier of startup Halo Neuroscience, Rachel Rimsky of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, among others.

Session topics will include finding funding for development and commercialization, building a strong team, conducting customer and market research, securing development partners, preparing to introduce innovations in clinical settings with doctors and patients, and much more.

The fourth annual Innovation Louisiana will take place November 14-15 at NOBIC. Click here for more information or to register.