Berkshire E-Talent Accelerator (BETA) is open to high school juniors, seniors, and recent graduates countywide, and is an experiential learning program that will expose students to local STEM career opportunities.
More than a decade in the making from concept to opening, the $13.7 million hub for technology, training and entrepreneurship was packed on Friday morning with business and community leaders, and state and local officials past and present who have helped shepherd the project over the years.
After sending a special tax agreement and an Economic Development Fund allocation for Electro Magnetic Applications Inc. to subcommittee for consideration, the full city council cast its vote Tuesday in favor of the incentives that will help the aerospace company take off in Pittsfield.
The globally recognized company is a leader in technical consulting, software, and test services to promote safety and mission assurance in electromagnetic environments. It is negotiating with the center to house its new space environment test facility.