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Louisiana Tech University receives $1.1 million EDA grant to support 'green' innovations
Date:9/30/2011

ard, to the winning proposals.

First announced at the White House launch of "Startup America" in January, the i6 Green Challenge was a multi-agency, national competition focused on accelerating high-growth entrepreneurship in the United States. The U.S. Department of Commerce was the lead agency with other participating agencies including the Departments of Energy, Defense, Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Science Foundation.

"This award from EDA and their partner federal agencies is recognition that the economic development mission of Louisiana Tech is innovative and impactful, and it holds great promise for the future of our region and for the nation," said Dr. Dave Norris, director of Louisiana Tech's Enterprise Center. "This new Proof of Concept Center will generate tremendous opportunities for new, sustainable, high quality economic growth right here in north Louisiana."

In addition to its work with public and private sector organizations, LA_i6 will collaborate with researchers and organizations at Enterprise Campus, Louisiana Tech's research park. Enterprise Campus was established to provide an environment that supports the engagement of industry, government and community partners in the research, development, and educational activities of Louisiana Tech.

"This project validates the innovation capabilities of our faculty and our processes for supporting early stage development of technologies," said Dr. Les Guice, vice president for research and development at Louisiana Tech. "With this funding, and the strong partnerships with the private sector, Louisiana Tech will establish a national model for accelerating the commercial application of these technologies with an impact focused in north Louisiana."

Several pilot projects by Louisiana Tech faculty which support the LA_i6 mission are already in progress on the Tech campus in collaboration with private sector partners. Dr. Erez
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Contact: Dave Guerin
dguerin@latech.edu
318-257-4854
Louisiana Tech University
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