Informing the Public and Educating the Industry
To ensure a continued source of industry-knowledge workers, and keep the public up to date on the benefits and uses of bio-based products, the Technology Center includes the following programs:
Research and Development
The Technology Center serves as a well-connected focal point for bio-based, public-sector research and development.
University/Community College Downtown Campus
The Technology Center is an ideal location for a downtown campus. Programs available at this campus are designed to meet the workforce training needs of employers, as well as providing business and technical support to the new and growing businesses located in the Manufacturing Cluster.
Bioeconomy Communication and Education Program
The Communication and Education Program is designed to market and educate the public on the uses and benefits of bio-based products.
National Biofluids Testing Lab
The testing lab is funded by the federal government and run by the staff of National Ag-Based Lubricants (NABL).