technology Program Receives $100,000 Grant -->
HFCC's Biotechnology Program recently received a grant of
Additionally, this grant represents a partnership between HFCC's Biotechnology Program, the
HFCC established its Biotechnology Program in 2009. The program prepares students for jobs in the growing industries of the biotechnology field. This grant will allow HFCC's Biotechnology Program to implement nanotechnology and microsystems training, thereby providing students with additional career opportunities and additional pathways into high-skills careers.
"Many HFCC students are also considered 'non-traditional' because they are attending college for re-training after having lost their jobs due to the current economic climate in
Additionally, this grant makes the substantial resources of U-M's LNF available to students. It also enlists the expertise of the NNIN and SCME in developing curriculum in nanotechnology and microsystems courses and training HFCC's Biotechnology faculty.
"We are excited about this tremendous opportunity to partner with a highly successful program to create new pathways for HFCC students. Our facility has a rich history of supporting cutting-edge research and development of innovative technologies, which has led to the launch of successful startup companies. By training students to work in an environment focused on innovation, we are confident that they will gain the core knowledge and skills required to secure employment in a variety of industries. Additionally, this partnership will help create the necessary talent pool of technicians that will better position our new startups to thrive and create new jobs in
To learn more about HFCC, please visit www.hfcc.edu, or call 800.585.4322. For more about the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility, please visit http://lnf.umich.edu/.
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