Navigation Links
Free Job Training: 55 Grants Available to Retrain Workers for Biofuels Industry
Date:11/22/2011

nergies," said Hugo Villar, director of science and technology at UC San Diego Extension. "The university has been a leader in helping adult learners acquire new knowledge and skills that allow them to transition out of stagnant areas of the job market and participate into more vibrant areas as we are doing now with biofuels."

"This program is not only training workers for new jobs in the local economy, it will eventually help our nation become less dependent on foreign oil," said Mayfield. "The bioenergy sector will eventually be creating millions of jobs nationwide. Our biggest challenge will be to keep those jobs in California."

The grant involves the work of a number of local partners, which include UC San Diego, San Diego State University, Mira Costa College EDGE program, SD-CAB, CleanTECH San Diego, BIOCOM Institute, BIOCOM, San Diego Workforce Partnership and the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation.

"With this training, these students are prepared to support the region's growing biofuels companies and help San Diego continue to be a leader in the biofuels sector," said Jason Anderson, vice president of CleanTECH San Diego, a non-profit organization that is helping to accelerate San Diego as a world leader in the clean technology economy.

San Diego is widely recognized as one of the world's leaders in biofuels research and development. A recent analysis, conducted by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), found that for the algal biofuels sector alone, the industry provides the region with 410 direct jobs and $56 million in direct economic activity and $108 million in total economic activity annually. 

"It's critical that we build the research and development infrastructure for the biofuels industry here," said Mayfield. "Right now, we have a head start on the rest of the world and we can't afford to lose that."

Thanks to the $4-million EDGE grant, San Diego has also become a national
'/>"/>

SOURCE University of California San Diego Extension
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Cellectis bioresearch Grants Recombinetics an Exclusive License Agreement for the Use of Targeted Nucleases in Large Livestock
2. FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Tioga Pharmaceuticals Asimadoline for the Treatment of Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome
3. FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Bayers Investigational Compound Regorafenib for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
4. Larta Institute Receives Award for National Institutes of Health Commercialization Assistance Program at 2011 Acquisition, Grants, and Small Business Symposium
5. Beijing Chaoyang District Court Grants Investigation Letters Against Inverness Medical Beijing, A Subsidiary of Alere Inc.
6. Cord Blood America: Court Grants Motion to Dismiss at Lawsuit Aimed at Blocking Acquisition
7. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
8. CSL Behring Awards Advocacy Grants to Patient Groups in Maryland, New England, the Midwest and Washington
9. Exagen Diagnostics Awarded $400,000 in Grants Under the QTDP Program
10. U.S. Government Grants Awarded for Further Development of Adult Stem Cell Products
11. Texas Biotech Firms Receive More Than $35 Million in Federal Grants and Credits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... announced the release of a new infographic, Understanding ... to create a beautifully designed, easy to follow informative ... transmission, areas of outbreak, symptoms and prevention. , "As ... discovered that the 2014 Ebola outbreak represents not only ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Currently ... Sartorius, A & D Weighing, Rice Lake, and ... Semi-Micro Balance . The Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance ... affordable high-quality, precise, and user-friendly laboratory balance. , ... laboratory equipment, their laboratory balances are well known ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... expansion of its cardiovascular pharmacogenetics menu, which enables ... patient outcomes. With PCLS’s evidence-based results, healthcare ... needs and optimize their therapy, while minimizing risks ... In the U.S., according to the FDA [1] ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 22, 2014   Synthetic Biologics, Inc. ... therapies for serious infections and diseases, announced today that ... Notice of Allowance for a composition of matter patent ... difficile program, SYN-004. This is Synthetic Biologics, first ... U.S. and adds to the Company,s extensive C. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Involution Studios' Ebola Infographic Provides Key Disease Information and Statistics at a Glance 2Pipette.com Launches the Addition of Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance to Their Product Portfolio with Special Promotional Pricing 2Pipette.com Launches the Addition of Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance to Their Product Portfolio with Special Promotional Pricing 3PCLS Announces Expansion of Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetic Testing Menu 2PCLS Announces Expansion of Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetic Testing Menu 3Synthetic Biologics Announces Allowance of Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for C. difficile Program 2Synthetic Biologics Announces Allowance of Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for C. difficile Program 3Synthetic Biologics Announces Allowance of Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for C. difficile Program 4
... Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Resverlogix Corp.,("Resverlogix" or the ... recent significant market drop of Resverlogix shares management ... fundamentals remain the same if,not stronger in regards ... no reason for the price drop other than ...
... AMERIGROUP,Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) today announced that ... ended September 30, 2008, after the market closes ... Time on Thursday, October,23, 2008, AMERIGROUP,s management will ... and other information., To listen to the ...
... Mass., Oct. 7 BioEnergy International, LLC,(BioEnergy), ... renewable biochemicals and biofuels, announces the,addition of ... Advisors effective December,2008. Mr. Augustine has a ... highest level of industry and government culminating ...
Cached Biology Technology:AMERIGROUP Corporation to Discuss Third Quarter Earnings on October 23 2BioEnergy International, LLC Announces Norman R. Augustine to Join Advisory Board 2BioEnergy International, LLC Announces Norman R. Augustine to Join Advisory Board 3
(Date:10/15/2014)... of Life, is a non-traditional biophysics textbook and it ... is a journey of discovery into biological systems and ... biological regulation. It is about how our genes make ... the billions of cells in an organism. It quantifies ... principles, which can be found on both large and ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) ("NXT-ID" or ... commerce market releases photos and video of the recent opening bell ... th . Gino Pereira , CEO of ... Mr. Chad A. Verdi rang the bell.  ... and employees "for their work and dedication in bringing the world,s ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... published in Cancer Research shows SIRT6—a protein ... cancers—can promote the development of skin cancers by turning ... of sun-damaged skin cells. , Previously considered protective, SIRT6 ... sirtuins that help regulate genomic stability and prevent some ... repair DNA damage, which can lead to cancer. This ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New book about life as seen from physics 2Photo Release: NXT-ID Inc. Rings Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market October 13th 2Photo Release: NXT-ID Inc. Rings Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market October 13th 3Two-faced gene: SIRT6 prevents some cancers but promotes sun-induced skin cancer 2
... vessels in the body, called "angiogenesis," is usually discussed in ... ongoing process in the female reproductive tract, where the growth ... the menstrual cycle. But abnormal growth of blood vessels can ... Ruth Shalgi and research associate Dr. Dana Chuderland of Tel ...
... , April 3, 2013  NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: ... suppliers of high performance electronic security equipment for over ... - West Conference and Exhibition , at the Sands Convention ... 2013. ISC West is one of the largest events in ...
... energy or one that,s environmentally destructive? That,s the question ... Society Forum session on fracking April 10, 2013 from 3 ... NJIT Technology and Society Forum is free and open to ... underground at high pressure to fracture rock formations in order ...
Cached Biology News:New relief for gynecological disorders 2New relief for gynecological disorders 3NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. to Demonstrate New Product Capabilities at 2013 ISC West Conference and Exhibition 2NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. to Demonstrate New Product Capabilities at 2013 ISC West Conference and Exhibition 3Fracking: Challenges and opportunities 2
4-Hydroxy-3-nitrophenylacetyl hapten is conjugated to KLH (Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin) lysine through amide bonds....
Estrogen Receptor (ER) Competitor Assay Kits Green for Estrogen Receptors-alpha and -beta (ER-Alpha and ER-Beta) are ideal for screening novel estrogen receptor binding compounds and endocrine disrup...
Human Aminopeptidase P2/XPNPEP2 Affinity Purified PAb ENTREZ GeneID: 7512...
in vitro Translation, Accessory Products...
Biology Products: