Workforce Development

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Memphis Bioworks leads local and regional partnerships among more than 200 training providers and employers.  Our focus is on creating and managing new and improved occupational skills training programs to meet the needs for highly skilled workers in emerging employment sectors.  Recent efforts have trained and placed workers in the fields of:

      • Medical research
      • Health and information technology
      • Environmental remediation skills and technologies
      • “Green”  and renewable energy/energy efficiency industries, including electrical, construction and manufacturing

Since 2010, Memphis Bioworks’ workforce development efforts have resulted in:

  • More than 1717 workers trained
  • More than 1087 workers receiving degrees or certificates
  • More than 887 workers placed in jobs (and growing)