BioDistrict New Orleans is a state-enabled development district. $3 billion of capital is being invested to grow both pragmatic and physical development components of the biosciences sector. The 1,500 acre district spans over the downtown and Mid-City areas of New Orleans, bounded by Earhart Boulevard, Carrollton Avenue, Loyola Avenue, and Iberville Street. Visit the BioDistrict Here
The BioInnovation Center provides support and guidance to emerging biotechnology companies commercializing technologies derived from primarily New Orleans based Universities. The Center will cater to a wide scope of companies, ranging from pre-startups and start-ups, to maturing and expanding businesses, and is funded by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. Some of the Center's benefits include innovative programming, world-class facilities, and networking opportunities with local, regional, and national firms. The Center offers a state of the art wet lab, office, and conference space.
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LOUISIANA CANCER RESEARCH CENTER
This $102 million Center will be a 150,000 square foot facility with state of the art cancer research equipment. The LCRC developed a collaborative cancer alliance whose mission is to develop a coordinated cancer research and education program that optimizes discovery and development of innovative cancer therapies; lead to innovative clinical treatment programs offering new opportunities for early detection, treatment, and prevention of cancer in our region; and promote regional economic growth. LCRC researchers attract $30 million in federal cancer research grant funding per year to the region.
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PROJECT LEGACY VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSPITAL
The $1 billion New Orleans replacement Medical Center will be 1.6 million square feet, and will serve over 70,000 enrolled Veterans. The hospital will include in-patient, diagnostic and treatment emergency department, and outpatient components. The Hospital will also include mental illness research and an education coordinating center. Construction is expected to be completed in late 2014 with full activation in 2015.
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THE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
The $1.2 billion medical center will attract the world's top medical professionals while delivering high quality health care, advanced research and Level One trauma care. The Center will host a cancer program including radiation therapy, a chemotherapy clinic, outpatient imaging and surgery, and rehabilitation services. The Center will collaborate with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center for treatments through diagnostic and outpatient services. Construction will be complete by the beginning of 2014, generating an annual $1.26 billion economic impact and creating more than 19,700 permanent jobs.
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TULANE SIM CENTER
The Tulane Center for Advanced Medical Simulation and Team Training takes training beyond individual tasks to incorporate team training and multidisciplinary full system training. The real-life environment of the SIM Center allows healthcare providers to move as a team through initial assessment in an ER, to procedures in the OR or Labor & Delivery, and end with long-term care in the ICU or patient hospital room. The simulators and trainers feature high-fidelity technology to provide a realistic experience. Visit the SIM Center Here