Taunton Education and Training Center will help train workers for high tech jobs

When the Taunton Education and Training Center eventually opens for business it won’t be solely to the benefit of local residents who dream of more than a minimum-wage job.

It will also take its place as part of a mosaic of facilities designed to prepare individuals throughout the state for stable employment in the burgeoning high tech sector.

Some of those facilities now include what are called life sciences incubators, including Fall River’s Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, where small companies lease space to conduct lab work and testing.

It’s not clear whether the Taunton site will incorporate a life sciences incubator, said Susan Windham, president and CEO of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the agency in charge of administering a $1 billion 10-year life sciences initiative approved by the state Legislature in 2008.

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