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 benefited from our programs. Contact us today to see how we’re helping to advance the global biomanufacturing industry.

*New* Online Graduate Programs

Blended Online MS in Biotechnology
MEng in Biomedical Engineering

 Upcoming Programs

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Upcoming Events

  • The Bioprocessing Summit 2017
    • August 21-25, 2017  |  Westin Copley Place  |  Boston, MA
    • Find us at booth 513 to learn more about partnering with us or our training programs.
    • Short Course: August 21 – 9:0011:30 am – Short Course 1: Optimizing Cell Culture Media – Achieving Super Soup
      Thaddaeus Webster, Ph.D., Process Scientist 1, Research & Technology, Lonza
      Jochen B. Sieck, Ph.D., Head, Perfusion Systems Laboratory, Perfusion Systems and Cell Culture Media R&D, Merck Life Science
      Kamal Rashid, Ph.D., Director & Research Professor, Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center, and Biology/Biotechnology Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    • Training Seminar: August 23-24 – TS6B Introduction to Cell Culture: From a Frozen Stock to a Bioreactor
      Instructor: Kamal Rashid, Ph.D., Director & Research Professor, Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center, and Biology/Biotechnology Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 
  • Save the Date:  3rd Annual Advanced Biomanufacturing Symposium