Helpful BioTech Resources from around the Web
BTEC: Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center at NC State University (opens in new window)
The Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) provides educational and training opportunities to develop skilled professionals for the biomanufacturing industry and create the best-trained, most industry-focused workforce possible. Founded to help establish, attract and expand biomanufacturing in North Carolina and thus drive innovation and job creation, BTEC is located on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus in Raleigh. It operates under the auspices of the university's College of Engineering (COE).
NC Biotechnology Center (opens in new window)
The NC Biotechnology Center provides long-term economic and societal benefits to North Carolina through support of biotechnology research, business, education and strategic policy statewide. The General Assembly funds the Biotechnology Center as a private, non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to biotechnology development. We’re headquartered in Research Triangle Park, with regional offices in Asheville, Greater Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greenville and Wilmington.
BTCI: Biopharmaceutical Technology Center Institute (opens in new window)
The BTCI's mission is to contribute to the continued success of the biotechnology industry and to efforts aimed at enhancing the quality of education in the life sciences and of education overall -- building and strengthening communities which support lifelong learning.
A professional association's goal is to advance the profession through the organizations' members. A professional association, also sometimes called a professional organization, also creates public awareness of the profession.
Below you will find a selection of associations relevant to the biopharmaceutical field.
International Biopharmaceutical Association (opens in new window)
A world-wide incorporated organization. It brings together biopharmaceutical and clinical research institutions and organizations from different countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional and national bodies active in biopharmaceutical industry and clinical research.
BioPharmaceutical Emerging Best Practices Association (opens in new window)
The focus of BEBPA is to provide a platform for industrial scientists to discuss common technical problems, suggest potential solutions and openly discuss the merits of such solutions.
Biotechnology Industry Association (opens in new window)
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is the world’s largest biotechnology trade association. BIO is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The organization provides advocacy, business development, and communications services for more than 1,100 members worldwide. It is our mission to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for our member organizations - both large and small.