MIT to share in $3.2 million grant to create a statewide technician-training program in advanced man
December 16, 2020
MassBridge will create curriculum for the advanced manufacturing needs of today’s economy.
At the end of October, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts announced it won a $3.2 million, two-year grant, in collaboration with MIT, community colleges, and state agencies, to prepare workers for stable high-paying jobs in advanced manufacturing. The program, called MassBridge, will create a curriculum that bridges between the Commonwealth’s excellent traditional manufacturing education and the advanced manufacturing needs of today’s economy. Massachusetts will serve as a foundry and pilot for this curriculum, which can later be used by other states to meet the nation’s growing need for these skills.