LSU Innovation Park provides companies and entrepreneurs with a broader avenue for intellectual enrichment and technological discovery by partnering scientific investigation and business enterprise under one umbrella.
As the state’s flagship university, research is a cornerstone of LSU. The university began planning a dedicated complex for research commercialization in 2005 to further its commitment to innovation. Located just five miles south of the main campus, the LSU Innovation Park is the epicenter for technology innovation and startup ventures in the Baton Rouge region. By helping researchers bring new technology to market, the LSU Innovation Park creates high-quality jobs, benefits the community and enhances the image of Louisiana.
We give companies a competitive advantage in attracting customers, press, talent, mentors and funding to grow their business.
- A prominent location offering easy, convenient access to LSU faculty, research and students
- Designated by Association of University Research Parks as a qualified research park and by the federal government as a HUB zone, resident companies are eligible for numerous research and development tax incentives and credits, as well as other state incentive programs
- Competitively priced land and lab/office space leases for technology companies
LSU Innovation Park offers specialized business assistance to help companies further and formulate their ideas. We have a prototyping center, designated LSU student program, and available office and lab space. Innovation Park strives to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs in strategic planning, raising capital, improving operations and increasing sales. From concept to well established businesses, our highly trained staff will create a custom solution for your business needs.
General Management ConsultingBusiness Planning
Employee Policy Manuals
Human Resource Issues
Employee Quality Issues
Customer Service Issues
Technology Management ConsultingCommercializing New Technologies
Technology Transfer Assistance
Access to LSU Developed Technology & Resources
Access to Federal Laboratory Consortium
Access to LBTC Resource Network
Assistance with SBIR/STTR Applications
Financial Management ConsultingProjected Financial Statements
Financial Capability for Growth
LA Technology Transfer Office
Business Incubator Manager
Technology Transfer Specialist
LA Technology Transfer Office
LSU Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2021
Class of 2020
Elif Acar-Chiasson, P.E.
Samuel Bentley Sr.
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development,
Thomas A. Cotten
Thomas A. Cotten, CPA
J. Charles Dabadie
Taylor Porter Law Firm,
Capital One Bank,
Southwest Regional Lending Manager,
BR Area Market President
Andrew "Andy" Maas
LSU Innovation & Technology
Assistant Vice President
Charles McCowan, Jr.
LSU College of Science,
Louisiana Economic Development,
Vice President of Agriculture
Sawyer & Associates
Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge (YEA BR),
Fort & Tablada Engineering,
CEO & President
Robert C. Tucker
Louisiana Public Facilities Authority,
Vice President of
Richard "Dick" White
LSU E.J. Ourso College
LSU College of Engineering,