From Shreveport to Baton Rouge and New Orleans, and from Lake Charles and Lafayette to Ruston and Monroe, university researchers, biotech entrepreneurs, government and hospital labs, energy and fuel companies, and many others are working to develop new technologies and new products in agriculture, food science, chemicals, drugs and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, energy and fuel. And they’re doing it under the biotechnology umbrella.
LouisianaBio is a member-driven state trade organization dedicated to supporting biotechnology growth in Louisiana, and being the voice of Louisiana bioscience. We are the official affiliate of the world’s largest biotechnology trade association, the Biotechnology Industry Association (BIO), and a member of the Council for State Bioscience Associations. For more information about LouisianaBio, please contact Rhonda Melancon, Executive Director, at 504-427-7535 or by email.
So what is biotechnology? Very simply, biotechnology in the industry that helps feed, fuel and heal the world.