LSU Innovation Park

LSU Innovation Park is a business incubator and accelerator with statewide support for technology users and creators. Through our Louisiana SBDC and LTTO we provide experienced business consultants to advise, provide solutions and assist with capital

About

LSU Innovation Park provides entrepreneurs and companies with the environment to grow your business. Our park amenities, experienced business consultants, resources at LSU, and throughout the state combine to provide advice, solutions, and access to the capital and other resources all under one umbrella. As the state’s flagship university, research is the cornerstone of LSU. Located just five miles south of the main campus, the LSU Innovation Park is the focal point for technological innovation and startup ventures in the Baton Rouge region as a dedicated complex for research commercialization. By helping researchers bring new technology to market, the LSU Innovation Park creates high quality companies and employment while benefitting both the Baton Rouge community and the state of Louisiana. We give companies a competitive advantage in attracting customers, press, talent, mentors, and funding to grow their business. • Access to LSU faculty, research and students • Business consultation provided by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center @ LSU • Designated by Association of University Research Parks as an award winning 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 General Management Consulting: (Business Planning, Market Research, Marketing Strategy,  Human Resource Issues, Employee Quality Issues, Customer Service Issues) Technology Management Consulting: (Commercializing 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, Assistance with Capital Formation) Financial Management Consulting: (Projected Financial Statements, Ratio Analysis, Pricing Strategy, Cost Analysis, Financial Capability for Growth)

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Equity Funding Preparation
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Statement and Cash Flow
  • Technology Grant Providers

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Legal Services

  • Patent Seminars

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Marketing and Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • HUBZone Certification

Space

  • Lab Space
  • Office Space
  • Wet Lab

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer

Training

  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Hutch McClendon
Address
8000 Innovation Park
Baton Rouge, LA 70820