• Our Mission...

    The BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc. (BTI) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation, to fill a need for specialty scientific training of and placement assistance for entry-level biotechnicians in Maryland’s...

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  • Industry Leading Lab Training

    The BTI curriculum has been developed with a strong emphasis on input from industry employers. BTI training begins with BioSTART and progresses onto the Laboratory Associates Program

  • BioSTART

    The BioSTART component of the BTI curriculum consists of a 12 week bridge program designed to advance participants' knowledge in basic math, communication and professional development, each presented under the purview of the bio/lab based industry.

  • Laboratory Associates

    Upon completion of BioSTART pre-training, participants progress onto the more technical hands-on bench skills in the Laboratory Associate Program which includes classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory training, guest speakers from the bioscience industry and an 100 hour internship at an area bioscience employer.

  • BioSci Concepts

    BioSci Concepts, BTI's social venture, offers world class biotechnical training specializing in professional scientific training to an international audience.

    We offer core workshops as well as customized training for employers specific needs.

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BIO supports the STRONG Patents Act of 2015 and will continue to advocate for passage of legislation

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Washington, DC – February 25, 2015 -- Today, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds

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Washington, DC – February 25, 2015 -- Today, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds

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Washington, D.C. (February 25, 2015) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauds

CNN Visit....

CNN visits BTI's classroom laboratories in Baltimore, Maryland in their report highlighting job training programs which provide new career opportunities and better earning potential for minorities.

The BTI Story....

The BTI Laboratory Associates Program provides tuition-free training in basic laboratory skills to bright, ambitious, unemployed and under-employed Maryland residents.

BTI Success....

BioTechnical Institute of Maryland graduate Ervin Griffin shares how BTI helped him rediscover his passion for science and learning, and the positive changes the program made in his life.