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ATE's AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center

A student in the AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center

A student in an Austin Community College (ACC) AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center program prepares a solution in the lab.

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Supported by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education program, the ACC AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center has a number of initiatives to help individuals progress in biotech careers including offering an entry-level certificates, standardizing articulation agreements among educational institutions, and developing new sources for biotechnology students by reaching out to students in biotechnology prerequisite courses such as biology or chemistry.

You can read more about AC2 in the publication ATE Centers IMPACT: Partners with Industry for a new American Workforce. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 1, 2017)

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