The Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center at WPI is where biotechnology professionals gain an edge. It’s an innovative partnership between academia and industry that creates customized workforce development solutions for forward-thinking biotechnology companies across the region and around the world.

Whether you’re an employee expanding your skill set or a manager developing your team, the BETC has what you need. The first of its kind in New England, the 10,000-square-foot facility is where theory is put into practice and hands-on training fosters real growth.

Some of the world’s foremost biotechnology and biopharmaceutical firms—those that recognize the unique value of a highly trained technical staff—have benefitted from our programs. Contact us today to see how we’re helping to advance the global biomanufacturing industry.

 PROGRAM NAME 2015 DATES
Fundamentals of Bioprocessing for Engineers March 10-13
Design of Experiments March 24
Insect Cell Culture and Baculovirus Expression
Vector System
March 31-April 3
Troubleshooting the Biomanufacturing Process
and Root Cause Analysis
April 14
Design of Critical Utilities for Biomanufacturing April 21-24
Fundamentals of Biomanufacturing
(8 week evening program)
April 21

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Newly Inaugurated Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito Visit WPI, BETC
On his first full day in office as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker visited the BETC to tour the facilities and hear from a panel of local leaders about the strong track of academic and industry collaborations in central Massachusetts.

Expanding the Impact of Biomanufacturing Training
A new program for AdvantaPure broadens the biomanufacturing curriculum at WPI and spawns a research project.

WPI Biomanufacturing Expertise Featured in Berlin
Kamal Rashid will help lead BioTalk 2014, an international two-day event focused on biomanufacturing set in Berlin.