World-class R&D facilities and equipment. Interactive training and conferencing facilities. Shared access to advanced technology for local manufacturers. We can do more together.
The Center on Rural Innovation's seventh installment in their "Portraits of a Community" series focuses on the Berkshires. The folks at CORI sat down with a group of people from across the County who told their stories of what it means to them to be part of a rural innovation community. Click here to read the full article.
The Tech Impact Collaborative announces the release of their assessment report outlining the seven core strategies to grow an inclusive tech culture in the Berkshires. This assessment was conducted with facilitation from the Center on Rural Innovation (CORI). Click here to download the assessment report.
We are seeking a full-time Technology Fellow who can support our growing organization. This one-year fellowship will provide a qualified candidate with an opportunity to explore additive manufacturing and industry 4.0 technologies. This role will be especially valuable to recent stem graduates who wish to hone the plans for a fulfilling career path based on direct exposure to industry partners in and environment that allows for pursuit of personal technology interests. Click here to learn more.
The The BIC Manufacturing Academy will be an industry-led training collaborative designed to address persistent challenges facing the manufacturing economy in the Berkshire region. More information coming soon!
Welcome to our quarterly newsletter, designed to compliment the bi-weekly updates that we send. This takes a deeper dive into the three pillars of our mission and goals: LEARN, INNOVATE, COMMUNITY
As a catalyst to spark innovation and sustainable growth, the Berkshire Innovation Center has seen a marked increase in activity and membership. Check out our Annual Review and Membership Guide to learn more.
BETA is a six (6) week intensive experiential learning program for high school juniors and seniors, and recent graduates. The Summer 2022 program will run Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, July 5 - August 12. The application period has closed. Acceptance decisions will be announced soon.
The Tech Impact Collaborative, an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) initiative in cooperation with 1Berkshire and the Berkshire Innovation Center, provides an interactive platform with extensive content to help leverage technology.
Check back for updates on courses being offered through the Tech Impact Collaborative.
Supporting high-growth start-ups in Western Massachusetts with a curated peer-to-peer and experienced mentor network. The network is designed to create a virtous cycle for scaling executives where they have access to resources in Western Massachusetts, embedding them in the local economy.
Berkshire Innovation Center Announces Equipment Donation from General Dynamics Mission Systems
Membership at the Berkshire Innovation Center establishes a direct connection to the BIC's broad network of innovative companies and education & research partners and allows access to the BIC's facilities