The RACER Blueprint is comprised of Five key factors, in addition to manufacturing, that are essential to a good idea making it from an academic achievement to part of a clinician’s armamenterium. They are as important as the scientific and engineering foundations of a TEMP (or other advanced therapy) with respect to full commercialization.
· Realistic Clinical Targets
· Accessible Capital
· Conducive Regulatory Strategy
· Expanding the Available Workforce
· Rational Reimbursement Environment
This blog post takes a deeper dive into the E of RACER – Expanding Available Workforce.
The mission of ARMI|BioFabUSA to make practical the scalable manufacturing of engineered tissues and tissue-related technologies, to benefit existing industries and grow new ones is, challenged by the lack of an adequate workforce. Although this is a common challenge for many STEM fields, the multidisciplinary nature of biofabrication means that there are many talented individuals in adjacent workforces that only require focused translational training to allow them to contribute to the multidisciplinary teams needed to create the new healing and curative industry of the 21st Century.