Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) officially launches the Viral Vectors NIIMBL-led Program focused on developing and making broadly available robust, economically viable, shared manufacturing process and analytical platforms for Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) gene therapy vectors. NIIMBL has committed...

The Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office held its annual Manufacturing USA Network Meeting on May 25 in Washington, DC. There were over 100 participants with representatives from each of the institutes and funding agencies attending nine unique sessions throughout the day.

Dr. Monica Gorman, Special Assistant to the President for...

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for Manufacturing USA W orkforce, E ducation a nd V ibrant E cosystems (WEAVE) public serve awards to the 17 Manufacturing USA institutes for proposals in the following topic areas :

Partnerships amongst two or more institutes to build vibrant and...

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They are 16 creators at heart. One creates automation systems for manufacturers. Another designs software for photonics. One helps create high-tech careers in robotics, another in cybersecurity, and a third in the emerging field of remanufacturing. One went to prison and turned his life around to make a six-figure salary in CNC machining.


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Biomanufacturing, Education

What are biopharma's greatest skilled manufacturing labor needs, and what's the industry doing to fill them? John Balchunas is on the front lines in his position as Workforce Director at NIIMBL, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals, and he says advanced degrees and pedigrees aren't the answer. The breadth and...

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Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

While the U.S. legacy manufacturing sector continues to build a skilled workforce, secure the domestic supply chain, and widely adopt technological innovations, there is an area in which the U.S. is positioned to secure global leadership - the bioeconomy.

The bioeconomy is often cited as a pathway to securing everything from climate change and...