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EAP portfolio company Advanced Aero Services launches operations in Shreveport, Louisiana

Advanced Aero Services (AAS) has announced the launch of its aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Shreveport, Louisiana...
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Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program announces winners of the Bossier Parish Community College 2-Minute Drill

Students at Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) pitched their business ideas in the form of 2-minute elevator pitches for the...

BRF named one of the top 14 places to work in Shreveport–Bossier by BIZ. Magazine

BIZ. Magazine has named BRF to its 2019 list of the best places to work in Shreveport-Bossier. The list includes...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program to host inaugural Air Show Innovation Showcase

The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP), Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC), and the Air Force Reserve’s 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale...

SMART program renamed in honor of Bobbie Cates Hicks

Over the years, Bobbie Cates Hicks has advanced a host of causes that have added to the fabric of our...

BRF leading innovation in molecular imaging and research through new Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy

State of Louisiana and Louisiana Economic Development providing $1 million performance-based grant BRF is leading innovation in molecular imaging and...

ORDA becomes Envision Research

BRF’s Office for Research Development and Administration (ORDA) has rebranded and refocused its mission to become Envision Research. Its mission,...

Tech to Market brings over 150 entrepreneurs and startup businesses to North Louisiana

Tech to Market, the collaborative event of the North Louisiana Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (NorLEAP) and Louisiana New Product Development Team...
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SMART students top winners at Louisiana Region I Science and Engineering Fair

Three students of the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were the top three winners of the 2018...

Arthur Thompson named BRF Board of Directors chairman

BRF is pleased to announce that Arthur G. Thompson, Clerk of Council for the City of Shreveport, is the new...

DMI offering summer camp tuition assistance through Best Buy Foundation grant

Youths who qualify for financial assistance to attend Digital Media Institute at Intertech’s (DMI) summer camps may benefit from a...

ORDA funds five more North Louisiana researchers

Five North Louisiana researchers have been funded a total of $200,000 in the second cycle of the Office for Research...

Digital Media Institute at Intertech receives grant to offer student scholarships

The nationally accredited Digital Media Institute at Intertech (DMII), a division of BRF, has been awarded a $25,000 grant toward...

NLAF 1 expands portfolio and investments in North Louisiana

The New Louisiana Angel Fund 1 (NLAF 1) reports it has added a twelfth North Louisiana company to its portfolio...
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ORDA funds three research projects in areas of Neuroscience/Neuroengineering and Aging

ORDA funds three research projects in areas of Neuroscience/Neuroengineering and Aging Three research projects have been funded through BRF’s Seed...

DMII grads create virtual tank for Shreveport Aquarium on display at Regional Airport

The Digital Media Institute at Intertech (DMII) is supplying a pipeline of workers and interns to various local industries, proving...

Biotech Magnet Academy growing enrollment and bucking trends for minorities in science

Biotechnology Magnet Academy students in Southwood High School recently boarded buses for Tinseltown in Shreveport, where they were taken on...

Job opening – Grant and Project Funding Specialist

BRF is pleased to offer a new position: Grant and Project Funding Specialist Position Summary In coordination with the Director...

University Health hires system CEO

  Daniel J. Snyder, an internationally recognized healthcare executive with more than 30 years of experience in private and military...

Shreveport angel fund invests in 10 companies

Second fund on the horizon North Louisiana based angel fund New Louisiana Angel Fund 1 closed 2016 with 10 companies...

BRF team members make Silicon Bayou 100 entrepreneurship list

BRF President and CEO John F. George Jr., M.D. and Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Executive Director Dave Smith have for...
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Digital Media Institute grads land on the Moon(bot)

Digital Media Institute at Intertech alumni complete internships at Emmy Award winning Moonbot Studios Two Digital Media Institute at Intertech...

More than $500k awarded to Biotech seniors

Magnet program encouraging knowledge-based workforce in STEM discipline Biotechnology Magnet Academy at Southwood High School graduating seniors earned $500,208 in...

University Health initiatives to promote breastfeeding

New mentor and breastfeeding education programs set to start at University Health To combat Louisiana’s low national ranking in breastfeeding...

IC² Institute’s John Sibley Butler: 3 elements of success in creative regions

Policy makers and economic development specialists throughout America and around the globe are asking the question, “What makes regions prosper?”...

EAP’s RNvention launching with ‘Nix Tool’

A local startup company hopes to put a time-saving tool in the hands of every nurse in America. Wayne Nix,...

EdVentures SMART Luncheon

The Biomedical Research Foundation held its annual luncheon honoring the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training program 2016 class, which...

Shreveport startup CyberReef lands $1.3 million in investments

Shreveport startup CyberReef Solutions has secured $1.3 million in investments to grow and expand its business nationally. CyBerReef provides technology that...
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