For immediate release: April 17, 2024

Tides Medical Recognized as Growth Leader Legend by Louisiana Economic Development

[Lafayette, Louisiana] — Tides Medical, a pioneering biotechnology company based in Lafayette, Louisiana, has been honored with the prestigious Growth Leader Legend award by Louisiana Economic Development (LED). This recognition underscores Tides Medical’s exceptional achievements in sustainable growth and innovation within the biotech industry.

Over the past few years, Tides Medical has experienced remarkable sustainable growth, positioning itself as a significant player in the biotechnology sector. Bolstered by a commitment to product innovation and customer service excellence, the company is set to revolutionize the marketplace with a range of groundbreaking products and complementary consumer technologies. These new offerings will not only drive advancement in the field but also streamline the customer experience, making business interactions with Tides Medical more seamless and efficient.

As a biotechnology company headquartered in Louisiana, Tides Medical plays a vital role in enhancing the state’s economic landscape. By providing well-paying and advanced job opportunities, the company contributes significantly to job creation and economic prosperity within the region. Moreover, Tides Medical’s presence underscores Louisiana’s growing prominence as a hub for biotech innovation, attracting talent and investment to the state.

CEO Joe Spell expressed his gratitude for the Growth Leader Legend award, stating, “At Tides Medical, we are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of biotechnology and driving positive change in our industry. This prestigious recognition from Louisiana Economic Development is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team. It is a personal vision of mine to see biotechnology and other advanced industries establish headquarters in Louisiana, where the spirit of ingenuity is alive and growing.”

Tides Medical’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and economic development continues to position it as a leader in the biotechnology sector. As the company prepares to unveil its latest innovations, it remains poised to make a lasting impact on both the industry and the state of Louisiana.

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Tides Medical is a biotechnology company that sources and acquires donated placentas to make advanced skin substitutes. Based in Lafayette, LA, Tides also works closely with physicians and their staff to help them navigate the complex reimbursement process, ensuring that patients have access to the full range of treatment options they deserve. For more information, visit