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.

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Biotech Mission to Cuba. BETC director Kamal Rashid hopes to develop collaborations in biomanufacturing.

Dean Kamen to Keynote Advanced Biomanufacturing Symposium. President of DEKA Research & Development will address WPI’s Advanced Biomanufacturing Symposium.

Back to School for Biotech. How Academia and Industry Can Collaborate to Advance Biologic Drug Development and Manufacturing.

WPI Teaching BioTech 101 at GE. As GE Healthcare Life Sciences scales up its new U.S. headquarters in Marlborough, Mass., WPI is helping some of the company’s engineers beef up their biotech chops.

Reporter Embedded in Upstream Training. STAT News reporter Rebecca Robbins got some hands-on experience at the BETC and reports on the biomanufacturing industry’s need to develop its workforce.
Why biologics are different and important. BETC Director Kamal Rashid was invited to write a column for a Massachusetts consumer health magazine to explain the basic differences between biologics and small molecule drugs.

Single-Use and the Hybrid Model The Medicine Maker magazine features a discussion with BETC Director Kamal Rashid on the emergence of single-use technologies and the training needs of the industry.

Are There Enough Biomanufacturing Workers in the U.S.? BETC Director Kamal Rashid speaks with Outsourced Pharma on the question.

Enrollment Surges for Biomanufacturing Training at WPI. Year-end data show expanded programming draws participants from across the country and around the world.


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