Earlier this month Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and the U.S Small Business Administrationhonored leaders advancing Louisiana’s business climate. Fluence Analytics, a manufacturer of realtime monitoring systems for polymer and biopharmaceutical companies, received the Most Outstanding Business Growth Award.
“LED has played an important role in the overall success of Fluence Analytics. LED has provided many resources and tools that directly contributed to our company’s growth, and I encourage other business leaders in Louisiana to utilize the abundance of resources they offer to promote economic development and competitiveness,” says Alex Reed, CEO of Fluence Analytics.
Mr. Reed accepted the award at a private reception hosted at the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion. “We are thrilled to have received this award and look forward to continuing to grow Fluence Analytics in Louisiana,” says Mr. Reed.
LED has supported Fluence Analytics since the company was founded in 2012. The CEO Roundtable gave Fluence Analytics entrepreneurial support, and the Economic Gardening Initiative provided market research regarding capacity, product fit and strategies. Additionally, LED directly assisted Fluence Analytics with financial support through several tax credits, including SBIR R&D, Technology Commercialization, and software development.
The original announcement from LED is available here.