A Durham Tech - Wake Tech Collaboration to Power the Life Sciences Workforce in RTP

RTP Bio logo with stylized helix in between the two wordsDurham Tech and Wake Tech launched RTP Bio, a new workforce development collaboration that unites biotechnology, biomanufacturing, and biopharmaceutical talent pipelines of the two community colleges in the Research Triangle Park region. 

RTP Bio provides a seamless face for regional biotech employers in addressing their employment demands, and fosters a greater collective impact. Durham Tech and Wake Tech have committed to develop joint efforts to deliver short-term and customized workforce training; development of apprenticeship programs; and pathways for high school students in biotechnology. In addition, the collaborative provides biotechnology-related career development and employment services across both colleges and counties.

RTP Bio offers the following: 

  • biowork student wearing a gown and mask working with lab equipment1+1 Articulation Agreements
  • Shared Resources 
  • Customized Training 
  • Apprenticeship Programs 
  • Advisory Committees 

RTP Bio includes the following programs: 

Durham Tech:  

Wake Tech:  

  • Biopharmaceutical Technology 
  • Biotechnology 

For more information on RTP Bio, complete our interest form.