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					            BioTech Partners




Franklin County Schools   Vance Granville Community College
BioTech Partners


• Advancing the Agricultural
   and Natural Resources
      Career Pathway
           Mission
To invigorate and supplement the Agricultural
and Natural Resources Career pathways at the
secondary (Franklinton High School) and post-
secondary (VGCC) levels.
   Bioprocess Manufacturing Course (BPM 110)
   Five (5) College Credits toward an Associate of
   Applied Science Degree
   Job placement opportunities at Novozymes North
   America, Inc.
              Successes
Expansion of Introduction to Biotechnology
course at each of the high schools
Biotechnology Forum for community leaders,
parents, media, and
Provided a Biotechnology Summer Institute for
Math, Science,CTE teachers and Counselors
Upgraded Equipment in Biotechnology Lab
Conducted Biotechnology Expos for rising
freshmen
Future Endeavors…

 • consideration for 2008 Global
   Partner Schools Program
 • Fall of 2008 Study/Planning
   Program…Copenhagen, Denmark
 • Center for International
   Understanding
             Successes
Assisted with the New Agriculture Building Open
House with State Agriculture Commissioner, Steve
Troxler
Hosted a Biotechnology Forum
Increased student enrollment in Biotechnology
Agriculture Research courses
Franklinton High School (FHS) Spring Showcase
highlighting Biotechnology program
Summer Biotechnology Camp for students
FHS graduate received job placement with
Novozymes as a Process Technician upon completion
of BPM 110 course
•   Introduction to
    Biotechnology
•   Biotech Agriscience
    Research I & II
•   Products
•   Careers
•   Breeding
•   Gene Transfer Plant
•   Tissue culture
•   Reproduction
•   Cloning
•   Medicine
•   Using Biotech To
    Improve The Environment
•   Cleaning Up The
    Environment
•   Detecting Pollutants
•   Bioprocessing Industry
•   Food industry
•   Oil industry
•   Human genome project
•   Pharmaceutical industry
•   Forensic science
•   Agriculture Science
•   Anthropology
•   NASA
Biotechnology / Agriculture
       Connection
    • NC #2 in Biotech Ag Research
    • Novozymes NA, Franklinton
      NC
      – enzyme assist more efficient
        alternative fuel source
      – expansion Biofuels Research &
        Production
      – recent visit from the President of
        the United States
The
Community
College
Connection
Vance-Granville Community
College
       The Grant…
• Innovation Demonstration Grant

• NCDPI (NC Department of
  Public Instruction) partnership
  w/ NC Community College
  System
Grant Activity & Benefits…
• Expanded Pilot Introduction to
  Biotechnology to local High
  Schools
• Summer Institute teachers &
  counselors
• Upgraded Equipment in lab
• Biotech Expo for rising
  Freshmen
The Community College
     Connection
• NCCCS forefront of training &
  education in Biotechnology
• NCCCS BioNetwork
  – Statewide initiative that
    connects community colleges
• Courses like BioWork
  – Entry-level training course for
    biotech field
      Challenge for NC Community
           College System…

 Workforce Needs of the Life Science /
  Biotech Industry

  • 6,000+ Employees with Less than a BS Degree
    Needed in Next 3 Years
  • NC Biotech Industry Growing 10-15% per Year
  • 125,000 Workers Needed by 2025
 NC Community College System…
     …meeting the challenge
“Access to a skilled and well-trained
  workforce is the number one factor that
  companies use in location selection”
          Study by Deloitte & Touche Fantus, Published in the Wall
                                                    Street Journal


“North Carolina‟s „ace‟ was its ability to provide an
  instantaneous workforce”
          Joerg Reinhardt, CEO Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics
      Meeting the Challenge…
NC BioForce Partners
 • BioNetwork
    – NC Community College System

 • Biomanufacturing Research
   Institute and Technology Enterprise
    – North Carolina Central University

 • Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center
    – North Carolina State University

 • University of North Carolina System
       Meeting the Challenge…
Industry Partners
• North Carolina Biosciences Organization
• Biotech Manufacturers Forum
• Industrial Curriculum Committee

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Coordinating Council Make-up
•   Academic institutions
•   Industry
•   Golden LEAF Foundation
•   NCBC
             BRITE Mission
Provide research and training for
  undergraduates and graduate students in
  areas critical to biotechnology and
  biomanufacturing.
              BTEC Mission

• Provide a unique, pilot-scale, industry-
  informed, GMP environment critical to
  developing a workforce proficient in the
  skills needed in the biomanufacturing
  industry.
        BioNetwork Mission
• Connect Community Colleges across
  North Carolina
• Provide specialized training, curriculum
  and equipment
• Develop world-class workforce for the
  biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life
  science industries
                                         Capstone Center
                                         •Cleanroom/Aseptic Suite
                                         •Students, Incumbent
                                                                             Centers
                                                                             •Bioprocessing
                                         Workers, and Faculty
                                                                             •Pharmaceutical
                                         •Equipment and Facilities
                                                                             •BioAg
                                         too Expensive to Replicate
                                                                             •BioEd
Mobile Biotechnology                     Locally
                                                                             •BioBusiness
Laboratory
•Outfitted with Faculty and
Specialized Equipment                                                 BioNetwork
•Incumbent Worker Training                                            Management Team
•Lab Courses in Remote
                                                                      •Provides Leadership,
Areas
                                                                      Expertise and Coordination
•Sent to Company Sites
                                        BioNetwork                    Across Program
                                                                      Boundaries
                                                                      •Coordination for External
       Validation Academy                                             Partners
       •ISPE
       •Sample Courses (3 of 17)
            •Validation Documentation     Grant Program
            •Process Validation           •Updating or New Curricula
            •Auditing for GMP             •Faculty Development
                                          •Purchase of New Laboratory Equipment
                                          •Purchase of Related Laboratory Supplies
                        BioNetwork is more than just our Centers.



                              Pharma            Capstone

          BioBusiness
                                                              Bioprocessing

                            BioEducation




                                             BioAgriculture




It is all the facilities and trainers across the state.
               BioNetwork Mobile Laboratory




2006: 25 Trained    2007: 240+ Trained
   What….


• …is Biotechnology
Biotechnology is…
 • Chemical Manufacturing
   – Non-living raw materials: product
   – Revlon
 • Pharmaceutical Mfg.
   – Living & Non-living raw materials
   – Glaxo, Wyeth
 • Bioprocess Manufacturing
   – Living raw materials: product
   – Novozymes
           Why…
• …the big demand for a highly
  trained (biotech based)
  workforce in NC?

• …is Biotechnology important
  to NC‟s economy?

• …do we need to prepare our
  students as early as possible?
      Biotechnology in
      North Carolina:
• NC #1 in Contract Research

• NC #2 in Agriculture
  Biotechnology Research

• NC #3 in Top 12 Metro Areas with
  Biotechnology

• NC #4 in Pharmaceutical Mfg.
    Biotechnology in
    North Carolina:



• 1st in Current Impact
 Field of Biotechnology
Secondary & Post Secondary
        Education:

    • Introduction to Biotechnology
    • Biotech / Agriscience
      Research I & II

    • BPM 110
      – Bioprocess Manufacturing 110
VGCC Connection…
  • Huskins Enrollment
  • BPM 110:
    – Bioprocess Mfg 110
    – Study of all aspects of industrial
      manufacturing for biotechnology.
    – Covers cGMP, validation,
      regulation, & compliance.
    – In depth look at various biotech
      occupations.
      Finish High School…
                    Graduate HS
                         w/
                   college credit




                                       Biotech Workforce
                   Attend University
    VGCC’s                             •Novozymes, NA
                        NCSU
Associate Degree                       •Revlon
                         ECU
  Bioprocess                           •Iams
                        NCCU
  Technology                           •GSK
                        UNC-W
                                       •Bayer Crop Science
  Success ?


• Graduating Senior 2007
  – applied & excelled in testing
  – BPM 110 covered material
  – hired and working soon after
    graduation date
Information Sources:
• NCCCS BioNetwork
  – www.ncbionetwork.org
• NC Biotechnology Center
  – www.ncbiotech.org
• Bt Catalyst
  – News from the NC Biotech Center

				
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