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Completed Educational Programs 2+2+2 Biotech Pipeline Project

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PDF 2007 WIB Symposium; Beyond the Skills Gap: Building a Broader Innovation System

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Learn more about the 2+2+2's BIOTECHNOLOGY Associate of Science Degree

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Southwestern Pennsylvania Life Sciences Pipeline Initiative

Additionally, PTEI is a key partner in the Southwestern Pennsylvania Life Sciences Pipeline Initiative. To meet the emerging needs of the region’s bioindustry cluster, a coalition of local educational and economic development organizations is developing and implementing an integrated “2+2+2” life sciences curriculum. Spanning high schools and two- and four-year colleges and universities, the curriculum is specifically designed to prepare students for a career in life sciences.

Participating Secondary Schools

Pittsburgh Public Schools
McKeesport Area School District

Participating Post-Secondary Schools

Community College of Allegheny County
Clarion University
Duquesne University
Point Park University

Participating Industry Partners

Automated Cell
Body Media
Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
Sylvan, Inc.