Our Partnerships


  • AC2 Bio

    Austin Community College Bio-Link Regional Center (AC2) is a four year advanced technology education (ATE) center grant that will establish a distributed statewide leadership network focused on educational and industry based solutions using Communities of Practices (CoPs) as a methodology to effectively establish networks supporting growth in Biotechnology industries in Texas and Kentucky. In Texas, the leadership team is composed of Austin Community College, Collin County Community College in Dallas, and Del Mar College in Corpus Christi. The participating college in Kentucky is Bluegrass Community and Technical College, presently the only two year college in state educating biotechnicians.

  • Bio-Link.org

    A National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center for Biotechnology. Primary mission focusses on educating the Biotechnology Workforce. Web content includes; Curriculum clearinghouse, state by state directories of companies and schools, resume and job postings, and events calendar.

  • Biotech-Careers.org

    A Complete Source of Biotech Information.
    Biotech Careers is an in depth database of information about the biotech industry

  • Biomanufacturing.org

    A Northeast Biomanufacturing Collaborative originated to support the high growth industry of Biomanufacturing. Content includes; breakdown of targeted jobs, equipment resource library, company listings and more.

  • Impact Magazine

    Impact magazine and its website are about the business of science. Their coverage is aimed at advancing the business of biotechnology and life sciences.

  • InnovATE BIO

    Austin Community College will create the InnovATE BIO National Biotechnology Education Center --- named for the connectivity between advanced technological education and biotechnology education --- to consolidate several biotech education projects into a national network. This network will share best practices and expand research opportunities for students at two-year institutions. The InnovATE BIO will also focus on biotechnology technician education across the country, with a specific focus on strengthening connections between high school and community college programs to increase the number of high school students recruited to biotechnology.

  • Manufacturing Institute

    Educating, preparing, and advancing the manufacturing workforce through a system of nationally-portable, industry-recognized skills certifications. A solutions and services center for US manufacturers.

  • My CollegeOptions ®

    Developed by professionals with almost 40 years of experience in linking high school students with colleges and universities, My College Options® connects students to 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide and has almost 5 .5 million students already enrolled. Our unique system of matching students with the colleges and universities that are right for them will play a large role in helping students reach their post-secondary goals.

  • National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals

    The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing workforce, fundamentally advancing U.S. competitiveness in this industry.

  • North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research

    Founded in 1989 by North Carolina's leading bioscience research institutions, NCABR is the only organization in the state dedicated to advancing all North Carolinians' appreciation for the remarkable benefits of bioscience research and careers. As a statewide nonprofit organization, NCABR's members include academia, industry, government, nonprofit research organizations and professional societies. NCABR plays a leading role in North Carolina and the nation by providing objective, timely and authoritative advice and information to students and educators, representatives from government and the media, as well as members of the research community and the general public.

  • NC Bio Impact

    Industry driven training and education. NC Bio Impact assists in providing a full spectrum of training for biomanufacturing and pharmaceutical production.

  • North Carolina Bioscience Organization

    NCBIO is the trade association for North Carolina's life science industry. Members include companies and research institutions working in the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, clinical research and agricultural biotechnology sectors, as well as firms and nonprofits that provide support services to life science companies.

  • North Carolina Biotechnology Center

    The Piedmont Triad
    The Piedmont Triad is home to 65 bioscience-related companies performing work in a variety of fields including nanobiotechnology, regenerative medicine, medical technology and devices. An additional 50 companies support this cluster with sales, marketing and other customized professional services.

  • North Carolina Community College System BioNetwork

    NCCCS BioNetwork is a statewide initiative that connects community colleges across North Carolina, providing specialized training, curricula and equipment, to develop a world-class workforce for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. All Community Colleges serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector are part of BioNetwork.

  • Regenerative Medicine Foundation

    The mission of the Regenerative Medicine Foundation is to facilitate the development and cures for diseases through the science of regenerative medicine. The Regenerative Medicine Foundation advocates for increased medical research, funds basic and clinical investigations, promotes the training and education of scientists, and facilitates the translation of therapies to patients.

  • Wake Forest School of Medicine ®

    Wake Forest School of Medicine directs the education of nearly 1,900 students and fellows, including physicians, basic scientists and allied clinical professionals. The School of Medicine also strategically investigates opportunities that will expand basic and clinical research, resulting in nationally and internationally recognized excellence in biomedical research. The School of Medicine seeks to leverage its current areas of strength and focus to improve integration of its research programs and to maximize multidisciplinary and translational approaches.

  • WFIRM - Institute for Regenerative Medicine

    The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is working to grow tissues and organs and develop healing cell therapies for more than 30 different areas of the body, from kidney and trachea to cartilage and lung. We're an international leader in translating scientific discovery into clinical therapies and our scientists have been first in the world to implant lab-grown tissues and organs into patients.

  • WorkforceGPS.org

    Geared toward preparing workers for new and in-demand job opportunities in high growth, high-demand, and economically vital industries/sectors of the American economy.