STEM Key to Fixing U.S. Manufacturing Slide

By David Marbaugh
Feb 14, 2014 12:30 PM ET


Research intensive industries, like biopharmaceuticals, are in a bind. It is estimated that 600,000 skilled manufacturing jobs are left unfilled in the U.S. due to the STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – skills gap.

And, it’s only going to grow. The private industry will add one million new STEM-related positions in the next decade, but there won’t be enough qualified candidates to fill the positions.

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