BACE Expands into Five New States
Biotility is excited to expand the Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam (BACE) in 5 additional states – Georgia, Washington, California, Texas, and Nebraska – as part of The Center for Global Health Innovation’s (CGHI) $1.2MM grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The BACE is a tool to certify an individual’s capabilities, a benchmark for entry-level hiring, and accelerates the development of the bioscience workforce.
This project is funded by the NSF’s Advanced Technological Education program that focuses on the education of technicians for the advanced-technology fields that drive the nation’s economy. The grant titled “Implementation of an Industry-Recognized Credentialing System (IRCS)” is designed to anchor a unified credentialing system within the industry by expanding state-level adoption of the BACE, which in turn will address the projected increase in national workforce demand for highly skilled biotechnicians. Read the full press release.