Dean Kamen

Creating a biofab hub in Manchester has to be a community effort, Kamen says

Deab Kamen said the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Economic Development Administration have risen to the challenge, going beyond the grant award. “I’m worried the local community won’t rally as fast,” Kamen said. He said if the community doesn’t realize the scope of the opportunity and help move it forward, “it will be a massive opportunity lost.” READ MORE


How high school students can jump-start STEM careers with BAE programs

For this episode of Get Tech Smart, we’ll meet Laurel Skiff of BAE Systems, a defense contractor that is one of the top 10 largest companies and employers in New Hampshire. Laurel Skiff, the company’s community, pre- and early-career outreach program lead, will walk us through the four STEM programs BAE offers to high school students. These programs provide incredible and valuable hands-on opportunities in STEM through BAE’s intensive programs and internships, including: READ MORE

Science and Technology

Transplant technology: United Therapeutics’ 3D-printing of human organs focused on every breath you take

United Therapeutics is in the amazement business. Its 950 employees are spread between corporate offices in Silver Spring, Maryland, and North Carolina’s Research Triangle, with additional research labs in Quebec, Florida and California. In Manchester, 3D lungs and kidneys are being printed and their website lists 13 current job openings for various scientists and research assistants. READ MORE