Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop and promote a skilled and diverse pipeline of talent to accelerate the growth of California’s life science ecosystem. We collaborate with the life science industry, government, non-profits, the K-12 and community college systems, institutions of higher education, and other stakeholders to meet and anticipate the workforce needs of the life science community, and to promote the advancement of life science talent throughout the world.

Our Approach

Career Exploration

We develop and curate programs that foster career exploration, preparation, and advancement to connect the emerging workforce and current professionals with essential skills, knowledge, and opportunities to enter and thrive in life science careers.

Workforce Trends

We identify innovative solutions to address employers’ workforce needs, report on industry and workforce trends, and catalyze conversations around best practices to train and retain talent for current and emerging roles.

Life Science Curriculum

We support K-16 educators by providing high-quality professional development, real-world life science curriculum, and industry resources to inspire and educate the future life science workforce.

Professional Development

We create and curate professional development content for skill development and career advancement through industry recognized certification programs.

Our Programs

Workforce Development

Through our education partners, we offer several courses that help life science professionals achieve personal and professional development. Biocom California members receive exclusive discounts.

Student Programs

Taking students from science projects to science careers is at the heart of Biocom Institute’s vision to inspire, prepare, and diversify the life sciences workforce.

Teacher Professional Development

Biocom California Institute supports teachers with high-quality professional development, equipment, and hands-on curricula to develop the next generation of life science leaders and innovators.

Veterans Initiative

Biocom California Institute’s Veterans Initiative provides veterans access to a variety of life science industry professionals and executives.

Career Development

We develop and curate programs that foster career exploration, preparation, and advancement to connect the emerging workforce and current professionals with essential skills, knowledge, and opportunities to enter and thrive in life science careers.

Publications & Research

We identify innovative solutions to address employers’ workforce needs, report on industry and workforce trends, and catalyze conversations around best practices to train and retain talent for current and emerging roles.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiative

Biocom California and Biocom California Institute collected information from more than 300 companies to uncover the current state of diversity, equity, and inclusion across the life sciences industry.