STEM Key to Fixing U.S. Manufacturing Slide

STEM Key to Fixing U.S. Manufacturing Slide

By David Marbaugh

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Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:30pm

CAMPAIGN: Lilly Strengthening Communities

CONTENT: Blog

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.

So what do we do as an industry and country? To read more, please visit our blog.