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Economic impact of BRF activities in Shreveport-Bossier MSA released in Loren C. Scott and Associates study

A comprehensive economic impact study of BRF and its associated entities by economist Dr. Loren Scott has been released.  The...

BRF Impact and Vision with Dr. Loren Scott And Dr. John George

To measure the impact of its economic development activities, BRF commissioned Loren C. Scott and Associates, a Baton Rouge consulting firm led by Dr....

EAP ANNOUNCES 10 NEW STARTUP COMPANIES ADDED TO THE WALL OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ACHIEVEMENT

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ttRCxxO9w_c BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) announces the addition of 10 new startup companies to its Wall of Entrepreneurial Achievement,...

CASSIDY, BRF SECURE $2 MILLION TO SUPPORT AIR FORCE GLOBAL STRIKE COMMAND HEADQUARTERED AT BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) secured a $2 million appropriation from the Department of Defense (DoD) to...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company CyberReef offering a free trial of its internet filtering technology to schools implementing online teaching

CyberReef, a technology company located in Shreveport, Louisiana, is offering school districts across the country a free, six-month trial of...

EAP portfolio company Oleolive awarded Phase II AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research contract

Oleolive, a pre-clinical biotechnology company located in Shreveport, Louisiana, has been awarded a Phase II AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research...
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BRF helps train tomorrow’s scientists

A part of BRF's EdVentures initiatives, the BioStart Laboratory Research Internship Program provides a semester-long internship opportunity for 7 to...

Congratulations to the winners of EAP’s Grand Prix Business Model Competitions

At each of the universities participating in this fall's competitions, $4,500 in prize money, scholarships to the Louisiana Startup Prize...

The BRF 2019 Annual Report is now available

Click here to access the report.

Community hears from General Timothy M. Ray at BRF Annual Meeting

Gen. Timothy M. Ray, Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base (BAFB), served as...

Barksdale Air Force Base to be highlighted at BRF Annual Meeting on Nov. 6

General Timothy M. Ray of Barksdale Air Force Base (BAFB) will be the keynote speaker at BRF’s Annual Meeting on...

BRF Quarterly Reports are now available in digital format!

Click here to access our August 2019 special edition.

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program partners with four North Louisiana universities

Business model competitions to prepare student entrepreneurs for success BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP), which specializes in stimulating entrepreneurship opportunities...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program celebrates 5 years and new startups launched in North Louisiana

BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) celebrated its fifth year of operation and the launch of 10 new portfolio companies joining...
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University students awarded nearly $14,000 to help launch their businesses at EAP Grand Prix pitch competitions

Students at three North Louisiana universities competed for prizes and startup assistance at BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program’s (EAP) Grand Prix,...

BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) launches $1.2 million expansion across North Louisiana thanks to a federal grant

BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) has been awarded a U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant, resulting in the creation of...

EAP portfolio company awarded federal grant to study effects of olive oil on Alzheimer’s disease

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company Oleolive has been awarded a $350,000 federal grant to study oleocanthal, a compound found...

Thank you to the more than 3,200 UH employees for your dedicated service and achievements

BRF thanks the more than 3,200 University Health employees for their dedicated service and achievements during the past five years....

A letter to the people of Louisiana

Dear Friends: As of Monday, October 1, Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana takes over operations of the safety...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Celebrates Four Years of Operation

10 new startup companies added to EAP’s Wall of Entrepreneurial Achievement BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) celebrated its fourth year...

NLAF 2 partners with six North Louisiana universities

Six North Louisiana universities and foundations have partnered with the New Louisiana Angel Fund 2 (NLAF 2), a $3 million...

CMIT supporting area researchers through ‘Innovation in Molecular Medicine Through Molecular Imaging’ research grant initiative

2017 • CMIT provided a $16,000 pilot grant for a University of Louisiana at Monroe researcher. The funded proposal is...
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SMART student from Caddo Magnet High School advances to semifinalist round of Siemens Competition

A student of BRF and LSU Health Science Center Shreveport’s Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) Program was the...

Sen. John Milkovich speaks up for University Health

Senator John Milkovich provided the following column to the Shreveport Times for publication on Sunday Nov. 5. Sen. Milkovich: Foes...

Segue Science Labs at BRF’s Intertech 1 the production site for ULM-licensed technology

A private biomedical research laboratory in Shreveport is set to be the production site for a new University of Louisiana...

LSUS students and faculty invited to pitch their big ideas in Pilot Pitch competition

Louisiana State University Shreveport students and faculty who have a “big idea” could win $3,000 in an inaugural business model...

BRF and University Health System respond to notice of breach

BRF and University Health announced today that they expect to favorably resolve the issues raised in a Notice of Breach...
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University Health System welcomes new community members to Board

University Health System Board of Managers Chairman Stephen F. Skrivanos announces four new community members are joining the Board, which...

Power of partnership seen in Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) results

EAP closes successful year The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) reports 157 startups screened from Jan. 1 to the close of...

University Health response to Sen. Greg Tarver

On Oct. 28, Sen. Greg Tarver made a number of comments at the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget in...

EAP to host free webinar to help grow your business

An introduction to funding opportunities from the Department of Commerce's Economic Development Agency To increase regional entrepreneur services for your...

BRF/UH moving forward under improved collaborative agreement with State of Louisiana and LSU

BRF, formerly Biomedical Research Foundation, will continue to own and operate North Louisiana’s safety net hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe...

BRF supports Operation Bright Holiday at Barksdale AFB

BRF was a team sponsor at the fourth annual Federal Bar North LA Chapter Clay Shoot fundraiser to benefit Operation...

Video: BRF today

With broad growth in many business categories, our brand is evolving. Biomedical Research Foundation is now BRF. Together, we are...

Biomedical Research Foundation unveils new name and branding at Annual Meeting

Biomedical Research Foundation unveiled its new name, logo and other updated branding at its Annual Meeting hosted Tuesday, Sept. 20...
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