In the News: Can an Old Mill Town Become the Silicon Valley of Human Organ Manufacturing?

In the News: Can an Old Mill Town Become the Silicon Valley of Human Organ Manufacturing?

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

UNH Manchester featured in Politico Magazine article about the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

Politico Magazine highlighted Manchester today, examining the millyard's transformation into a hub for scientific advancement with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), which will create an industry to regenerate human tissue and organs. The University of New Hampshire will lead the national education and workforce development activities for ARMI, which comprises more than 80 partners from industry, academia, government and nonprofits.

An excerpt of the article is below, and you can read the full piece here.

The University of New Hampshire–Manchester—which Kamen had lured to the Millyard several years earlier—pledged to train the army of technicians to man the institute, which would be be located just three blocks down the street.

“A real area where higher education can make a difference is to figure out how to more efficiently partner with industry in the economic development of their area,” says UNH Manchester Dean Mike Decelle, who expects his biotech program to double to 400 students over the next five years.

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