NCBioImpact unites biotech training programs across the state
Raleigh-Durham & Charlotte regularly cited in top 20 of most highly educated workforces in the nation
More than 1,700 K-12 North Carolina teachers trained to bring biotechnology to their classrooms
7 NC BioNetwork Centers align world class workforce training to biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life science industries
More than $6 million awarded to equip NC teaching laboratories, develop new courses, and update existing courses in STEM areas
Building a strong workforce & education pipeline
Workforce DevelopmentDiscover North Carolina's renowned job-ready life science workforce - the product of a unique culture of collaboration and preparation. The Biotechnology Center, educators, industry leaders and other partners anticipate and meet employers' needs.
University ProgramsCheck out our rich educational landscape: UNC at Chapel Hill, Duke, NC State and Wake Forest to name just a few. North Carolina's 17-campus public university system and 36-campus array of private institutions are committed to preparing highly educated employees for biotechnology.
Community College ProgramsThe state's network of 58 community colleges is committed to aligning education & industry needs. The ground-breaking BioNetwork, along with other innovative programs, support the 67% of biomanufacturing & pharmaceutical employees who enter the workforce with a community college education.
K-12 Education SupportLearn how the Biotechnology Center helps teachers with publications, curriculum support, lab supplies, and even free continuing education credits with our resource-rich summer teacher workshops.
Education FundingWhat kind of biotechnology program could you create in your school or institution with up to $100,000? Or are you a student interested in exploring biotech careers? Let our grants help you chart a path to a brighter future.
Biotech Career GuideIf you think biotech jobs are limited to the lab, you could be missing out on a promising career. From manufacturing to agriculture to marine sciences, biotech is reinventing NC's employment opportunities. Learn how you can join the transformation.
Biotech Job ListingsFind a lifetime of possibility in the life sciences. Click on this popular service for free access to regularly updated bioscience job listings from throughout North Carolina and across biotech fields.