Informal STEM education will accelerate the bioeconomy

The bioeconomy demands special approaches for attracting youth to science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines and cultivating the multidisciplinary skills needed for a future workforce.

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Special thanks to R. Sederoff for his contributions and generous advice in the construction of this article. The authors are grateful to the National Science Foundation for their advice and support leading up to this work.

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Hakovirta, M., Lucia, L. Informal STEM education will accelerate the bioeconomy. Nat Biotechnol 37, 103–104 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.4331

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