April 25, 2019

Kevin D. Ott Executive Director
BPSA 571-348-5104

BPSA Awards Training and Education Grants to 3 University-Based Centers for Bio-Processing Skills Enhancements

Arlington, VA – The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA), an international industry association of the single-use bio-processing industry, is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Jerold Martin Legacy Scholarship Fund.

This year’s winners are:

Established in 2015, the scholarship fund honors BPSA Chairman-Emeritus Jerry Martin, a champion of BPSA and the single-use industry. The scholarship supports the education and training of a skilled single-use technology workforce for this rapidly growing manufacturing sector. 

“BPSA will continue to partner with our scholarship award winners in 2019 to address the challenges of educating and sustaining a skilled workforce,” said Kevin Ott, Executive Director of BPSA. “We are expecting education and training topics to be front and center at our upcoming BPSA Summit, July 23-24, in Washington, DC, with directors and students present from each of these three university-based centers. Our goal is to increase the visibility of the centers, as they are on the leading-edge of training our future skilled workforce – a critical need.”

For more information about the scholarship fund, e-mail BPSA Executive Director Kevin Ott at ottk@socma.com.

About BPSA
The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA), an affiliated association of SOCMA, was formed in 2005 as an industry-led international industry association dedicated to encouraging and accelerating the adoption of single-use manufacturing technologies used in the production of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines. BPSA facilitates education, sharing of best practices, development of consensus guides and business-to-business networking opportunities among its member company employees. For more information, please visit www.bpsalliance.org, or contact Executive Director Kevin Ott at ottk@socma.com.

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