publication . Article . 2006

Comprehensive biotechnology education and rural economic development

Holmes, L.; Brooks, J.;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Вестник Томского государственного педагогического университета (issn: 1609-624X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Федеральное государственное бюджетное образовательное учреждение высшего профессионального образования «Томский государственный педагогический университет»
Abstract
North Carolina is home to the third largest biotechnology industry in the United States. With over 200 companies involved in manufacturing, research, testing or services and growing at a rate of 12 % per year, this North Carolina industry is aggressively expanding its biotechnology efforts in all domains: pharmaceuticals, agriculture, environment, foods and energy. The North Carolina Department of Commerce along with other state and regional entities are developing strategies to attract new companies into the state, especially its rural regions. In order to meet the workforce needs, the education sector is being funded and mobilized for development of new course...
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