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Tulane: New program shows off New Orleans to tech experts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University has announced a new program offering biotech executives, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs a temporary home base when they visit New Orleans.

In a Monday news release, Tulane touts its new In-Residence Immersion Program as a way to give visitors from larger cities a way to learn about the New Orleans research community - and opportunities for partnerships. The university says it will put visitors steps away from labs, clinics and classrooms throughout its health sciences campus.

The space can be used for a day, or for a few weeks.

The university says the program could be especially attractive for startups and entrepreneurs considering relocation or exploring lower-cost markets for operating clinical trials.

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