INNOVATE AND CREATE
Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana gather for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional Showcase. On display at the event will be innovative entrepreneurs, products, and services developed through the I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator as well as a variety of new start-up companies and cutting edge technology development projects emerging from Louisiana Tech and their private partners.
America has been called the "Great Melting Pot" with a wide variety of people and experiences coming together to form new opportunities from which all can benefit. Louisiana Tech University’s "Thingery" is embracing this same notion, bringing innovation and entrepreneurship together for the benefit of communities and economies throughout all of north Louisiana.
Governor Bobby Jindal has appointed Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice to chair the Louisiana Innovation Council (LIC). Guice will lead the LIC as it continues to develop policies designed to advance the state’s innovation agenda in an effort to help grow Louisiana’s economy.
Louisiana Tech University has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for establishing the Louisiana Tech “LA_i6” Proof of Concept Center to support and expedite the introduction of new “green” technology innovations into markets throughout the region and the nation.