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Toward Certification and Career Pathways in the Biosciences

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Award date: 
Dec 15, 2011
Award amount: 
$7,500
Organization name: 
Forsyth Technical Community College
Principal Investigator: 
Read, Russel H.
Grant program category: 
Event Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Meeting Grant
Region: 
Piedmont

Currently there is no basic certification system for bioscience workers, especially R&D and bio-manufacturing technicians. At this meeting recognized experts from around the country worked on establishing an industry-recognized, nationally-portable bioscience certification system that will be endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Fiscal year: 
2012