Training the Future Biomanufacturing Workforce: Industry-Academia Partnerships Are Highlighted in a Roundtable Discussion

New Rochelle, NY, October 24, 2013

To maintain strong growth of the bioeconomy, a pool of skilled workers is needed to fill biomanufacturing jobs in the areas of bioenergy and biobased products. A proven strategy for building a high-quality regional workforce is for colleges and industry to work together to develop innovation solutions that combine education and hands-on training, as described in a Roundtable Discussion published in Industrial Biotechnology (IB), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The article is available free on the Industrial Biotechnology website.