NIBRT

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR  BIOPROCESSING RESEARCH & TRAINING
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Workforce development - why does it matter if machines take over more of the work? What does the next workforce look like and how are institutes training differently?

We need to introduce the concept of Lifelong learners - this is a paradigm shift from the way we have traditionally thought of education. How are we incorporating this shift into our hiring practices? Into our talent retention practices? Is it across the board? Or will only care about ongoing training in specific areas? What is your plan to remain at the forefront of an innovative culture when as soon as you publish, print, manufacture - the idea, product could be obsolete, outdated, or taken over by a less expensive version?

Creating confusion - new titles, new responsibilities - is the lack of clarity intentional?
New hire positions make it unclear where the position will drive value. If you are in an organization that re-org'd or merged and the titles are unclear or unfamiliar, and not common in the industry, are you putting your company at risk? Can your employees find the right resources if they need too, to do their job?  

Innovation is expensive, with less than 10% success rate - can you over innovate in this space? Can it be a crutch that redirects your energy away from continuous process improvements?

When you drive disruptive innovation in one area, do you recognize and include the other parts of the business and it's impact?

Biologics has, and continues to, move through a right sizing driven by M&A’s. How will science and business work together with what remains?

How do government organizations, and governments health care policies, drive the behaviors of big Pharma with respect to vaccines and biologics - compared to small Molecule….