CBIT reaches into the community as part of the University's mission "Committed to Research for a Reason". Healthcare technology has risen to the top as sectors that need solutions now.
- CajunCodeFest is a healthcare solutions competition with cash prizes and a chance to compete in the national Health DataPalooza.
- The Center for Software Excellence at the University of Louisiana hopes to develop the software professional of the future through collaboration of the right resources, education and experiences.
- Founded in 2012, the Lafayette Living Lab for Heath Care allows enthusiasts in Lafayette to pursue the entrepreneurial spirit and advance their ideas for heath care technology.