Biotech Connect Program Sets Next Session for Feb. 5-15

January 10, 2024

An ongoing effort to draw more underserved people into the biotechnology and biomanufacturing industries will continue with the next session of Biotech Connect, a free four-day introductory workshop which starts Feb. 5 at HVCC South in Albany.

Hudson Valley Community College and the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center are partnering with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) to bring a new and diverse audience to the career fields of biotechnology and biomanufacturing through the Biotech Connect program.

Biotech Connect hopes to recruit post-secondary-GED/high school graduates, women, people of color and refugees into a field that has been growing steadily in the Capital Region for decades.

The four-day workshop is a way to introduce participants to the Capital Region’s growing biomanufacturing and life sciences sector. The program is sponsored by the Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training at ACPHS.

The workshop will run from 5 – 8 p.m. on Feb. 5, 8, 12 and 15, and introduces some of the concepts, tools and skills needed for entry-level careers in biotech and biomanufacturing with a goal of encouraging people in the community to pursue a career in the field. Participants must attend all four sessions to receive a certificate of completion from Hudson Valley.

More Information

Dinner is provided to participants thanks to funding and support from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Register to Attend

For questions about the program, email

HVCC South is located at the Capital South Campus Center, 20 Warren Street, Albany.

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