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STEM Voice Video Competition

The STEM Voice™ Video Competition is nation-wide opportunity for kids in grades 5-12 to artistically explore the importance of STEM.   The competition encourages you to be creative and use video to show how much you love STEM. Act it out, create an animation, sing it but, make sure it is appropriate for all ages. One semi-finalist from Middle School (grades 5-8) and one semifinalist from High School (grades 9-12) will be selected from each of the three regions. Each semifinalist (6 total) will receive a $500 cash award. Two grand prize winners (one from Middle School and one from High School) will receive $1,000 cash awards.


Applications Due April 17, 2015


BioGENEius Challenges

Are you a BioGENEius?  Imagine discovering a cure to a rare disease, optimizing crop production to provide millions more with affordable food, or even culturing new algae to break down water contaminants. We challenge you to explore projects in any of the above, and more, and present your work to industry innovators currently transforming the scientific landscape.


Are you ready to collaborate with the best minds in biotechnology, and shape the future of the industry? Then yes, you are a BioGENEius!


Now accepting applications.  Learn more about how to apply.

May 2015
The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes Announce the Winners of the 2015 STEM Voice Video Competition


January 2015
Nature Biotechnology:  "Life sciences workforce trends evolve with the industry"


December 4, 2014
The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) Endorses Updated and Improved Science Standards


June 25, 2014
The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) Releases the 2014 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report at BIO


June 23, 2014
STEMVoice:  "CSBI & Biocom Institute Announce 2014 Winners"

January 22, 2014
STEM Saves Lives:  A New Battelle Technology Partnership Practice report, "STEM: Building a 21st Century Workforce to Develop Tomorrow's New Medicines", supported by PhRMA, reveals how innovative biopharmaceutical companies and their foundations are leading the way in supporting improvements in U.S. STEM education, making significant financial and in-kind contributions through a broad range of local, state and national initiatives.  


October 8, 2013
San Diego Business Journal:  "Life Science Job Candidates With Business Acumen in Demand"


September 10, 2013
Nature Biotechnology:  "An interdisciplinary shift in demand for talent within the biotech industry"


April 23, 2013
GEN News:  "Job Report: Better Training Essential"


April 22, 2013
Press Release:  "Where Are The Jobs?" New Report to Show Areas with Highest Demand for Life Science Workers


June 20, 2013
Press Release:  New Coalition Brings Life Science Education, Workforce training and Entrepreneurship to National Stage


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