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LSU and Industry

LSU is the flagship research university of Louisiana. Being the flagship is much more than a designation. It is a call to action. We deliver the education, research, and solutions that will lead Louisiana and impact the world. From talent to discovery to growth, we are your company’s front door to LSU.

For more information on opportunities to partner with LSU to achieve your goals, visit the Office of Industry Engagement website or contact

To license intellectual property developed at LSU, visit the Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization website or contact

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An LSU team of researchers is using machine learning to shorten the time needed to figure out how to make more efficient and durable fuel cells. 

Learn more about fuel cell research at LSU.

“I came to LSU specifically to do this research and join the LSU DeepDrug™ team. Screening drugs that are already deemed safe for human use, using AI, enabled us to rapidly identify new drugs and drug combinations. This is the future of drug discovery.”

Adam Bess, computer science graduate student and member of the LSU DeepDrug™ team, whose AI-driven technology was licensed to Skymount Medical in 2020 and used to rapidly identify effective treatments for COVID-19 (technology that recently garnered the American Business Awards’ Silver Stevie)