- Category: Workforce Development

The Future of Biotech Comes to the BETC

The Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) at WPI welcomed a fresh new face this summer: Evelyn Bermeo, a 16-year-old budding scientist who spent her vacation as an intern in the center’s pilot-scale labs. Bermeo, a rising junior at Worcester Technical High School, was selected for this internship among other peers interested in the biotech […]

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New Name – Evolved Training!

The BETC recently launched a redesigned version of our program previously known as “Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis.” The program is now called “Bioprocess Monitoring and Error Prevention,” because we have improved the curriculum to add greater value for biomanufacturing staff and team leaders. Root cause analysis remains a fundamental component of this program, but […]

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Protein Production in Insect Cell Culture [Webinar 3/3]

The world of biomanufacturing comes to you in our FREE webinar series, now available for download. In this third installment, “High Level Recombinant Protein Production in Insect Cell Culture,” you will learn: Factors affecting cell scale-up and infection Advantages of BEVS Advances in vaccine manufacturing Much more! Click here to view the webinar. This webinar […]

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Biologics Manufacturing Processes: [Webinar 2/3]

The world of biomanufacturing comes to you in our FREE webinar series, now available for download. In this second installment, “An Overview of Biologics Manufacturing Processes and Things to Consider from Development to Commercial Scale,” you will learn: the typical biologics manufacturing process that uses mammalian cells for protein expression the importance of process development […]

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Intro to Single-Use Manufacturing Systems: Part I [Webinar Series]

The world of biomanufacturing comes to you in our FREE webinar series, now available for download. This series is led by three biotechnology experts and offers insight into the state-of-the-art world of biopharmaceutical production. By the end of the series, you will have a solid understanding of current best practices for scale-up and production in biomanufacturing. […]

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[Infographic] BETC: A Year in Review

WPI’s Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center had a great 2015! The BETC had 31 companies send employees to training. As Kamal Rashid, Ph.D., Director of the BETC and Research Professor at WPI said, “It was an exciting year made possible by the dedicated, talented team we have at our center.”  Check out just how many […]

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[Infographic] BioPharma Job Growth in MA

Massachusetts is seen as a hub of the life sciences industry, which is generating more jobs, education, and awards. View our infographic to discover more… Looking to enhance your workforce within this growing industry? View our upcoming training workshops…

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Benefits of Bioprocessing for Engineers

Many do not realize that some fields require hands-on training; not every field can learn from textbooks, software, and modules. At the Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center, we understand the needs of the life sciences, biomanufacturing, and bioprocessing industries. Hands-on training not only helps employees develop their skills; it also helps the company as a whole. By developing […]

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[Infographic] Holistic Solutions to the Fermentation Industry

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[Infographic] Importance of Workforce Development in Biopharma

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