2018-2019 Catalog

Berkshire Innovation Center

The Berkshire Innovation Center (BIC) is a collaborative learning and research system in support of Advanced Manufacturing. The system was primarily funded by an award from the Massachusetts Life Science Center. The Center will house hi-tech manufacturing equipment and training programs designed to assist member companies enter and advance in the medical device field. BCC is a partner and also has representatives that serve as board members, as well as members of the Education and Training Committee.

BCC has been working with the BIC since its inception, partnering with McCann and Taconic Vocational Schools by awarding stackable college credit for Massachusetts Advanced Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC) Certification and other approved Vocational/ Technical stackable pathways that lead to a BCC certificate and associate degree.

The BIC is an overall partner with BCC for the coordination of the annual Robotics Competition for middle and high schools in Berkshire County.