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CSBI focuses on bioscience programs that: the life science industry is uniquely positioned to deliver; are replicable and scalable in states across the U.S. ; are extensible to other STEM industry sectors; and are fully aligned with emerging K-12 Common Core Learning Standards.

Chair's Corner

Dear CSBI Colleagues,

Much work has been done in recent years to integrate the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and their Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA).  CSBA's governing documents were altered to include a seat on the board for CSBI leadership and best practice and other sessions on workforce and entrepreneur related issues and have been incorporated in the biannual CSBA meetings.  These changes have increased the opportunities for collaboration in the areas of workforce development, STEM and entrepreneurial support. the complete letter»


CSBI and InnovATEBIO convened a national Summit in June 2023 at the National Academies of Sciences in Washington, D.C., tasked with developing workforce strategies designed to sustain U.S. leadership in life sciences innovation. Both national organizations and their multi-state members helped to comprise over 250 attendees for the National Science Foundation (NSF) supported Envisioning the Next Bioscience Workforce Summit, which brought together thought leaders from the public and private sectors.


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