The ‘Louisiana Chemical Corridor’ is coming to fruition with the help of LSU’s new Industrial Innovation Center

DAVID JACOBS FEBRUARY 15, 2017 | BUSINESS LSU Construction Management Professor Jonathan Shi, who is leading the university’s new Industrial Innovation Center, speaks with students at the flagship campus in Baton Rouge. LSU is one of just 34 institutions across the country that have received a federal grant to establish an IIC. …

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U.S. Department of Energy Grants LSU $1.5 million Industrial Engineering Grant

01/30/2017 BATON ROUGE— LSU is one of 27 universities across the country to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to construct and operate an Industrial Assessment Center, or IAC. IACs provide training for undergraduate and graduate engineering students in manufacturing processes, energy assessment procedures and energy management systems. …

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Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program

December 14, 2016 – 3:15pm The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced nearly $35 million, subject to appropriations, for 28 higher education institutions from 25 states across the country to set up and operate regional Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs). The centers will provide …

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LSU Will Develop New Tech, Jobs with Commerce Grant

BY: Eleanor Lamb (Photo: Shutterstock) With the help of funding from the Department of Commerce (DOC) Economic Development Authority (EDA), Louisiana State University’s Industrial Innovation Center (IIC) will help its nearby industry partners identify needs for chemical manufacturing technology and create jobs for its students along the way. The university announced …

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A YEAR AFTER FEDERAL DESIGNATION, THE LOUISIANA CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE SEES GAINS

A YEAR AFTER FEDERAL DESIGNATION, THE LOUISIANA CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE SEES GAINS NOVEMBER 22, 2016 LCMI Partners Receive Grants; Awaiting Decision on More BATON ROUGE, La. – A year after receiving a special nod from the federal government, the Louisiana Chemical Manufacturing Initiative (LCMI) has made great strides. It’s scored …

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At the Cusp of U.S.-Led Regional Innovation: Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership

Post by Jay Williams  IMCP Communities after the White House Executive Session and Best Practices Session with Industry Leaders   Since taking office, protecting and growing our country’s critical manufacturing sector has been a key focus of the Obama administration. Early on, there was doubt if the U.S. manufacturing sector would …

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