BRF helps young companies and ideas,transforming them into prosperous entities that better the future of our region.


  • Q & A with Digital Media Institute at Intertech graduate Chris Matthews
    January 3, 2018
  • EAP and LSUS business model competition winner announced
    December 5, 2017
  • Sen. John Milkovich speaks up for University Health
    November 6, 2017


University Health System provides advanced healthcare for patients in north Louisiana and surrounding areas. Operating the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, University Health combines quality care with research-based methods to provide exceptional healthcare and 3,000 jobs in our community.

The InterTech Science Park’s 800-acre campus provides the land and infrastructure needed to spark transformation in north Louisiana’s economy. It houses companies from film studios to pharmaceutical manufacturers that contribute to the reputation of an innovative, technology-based environment and attracts others from around the globe.

The Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy transforms the way doctors discover and treat diseases. The Center hosts host advanced clinical trials, offers cutting-edge healthcare solutions for patients and provides research opportunities for scientists. It also produces and distributes radiopharmaceuticals used for the speedy detection and monitoring of medical conditions.

The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program provides platforms for new ventures to hone ideas, raise capital and launch into the market place. EAP believes a large part of community prosperity comes from entrepreneurs. They create innovative products. EAP helps them succeed.

The Office of Research Development and Administration aims to develop our region into a bioscience research hub by creating research partnerships between entities, awarding grants and expanding public knowledge about the powerful effect of clinical research.

The Digital Media Institute at InterTech prepares students for careers in animation, visual effects and game development. The DMII provides hands-on training with the latest digital media tools and software, strengthening the region’s workforce for jobs in technology sectors.

The BRF is committed to providing training and education for our community. The BRF chooses to invest in programs that cultivate a workforce with the skills, understanding, and creativity to excel in a knowledge economy.


Diversify and grow our region’s economy.


Operate as a catalyst to expand and develop research, entrepreneurship and high-growth businesses in our region.


Innovation. Collaboration. Problem Solving. Bold Action.