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BETA is an intensive experiential learning program designed to connect students with local businesses, explore idea development and business strategies, and engage in technologies offered at the BIC.

The 2023 B[E]TA program is for:

  • Berkshire County high school students entering 11th or 12th grade in September 2023, or recently graduated.

  • Students that are interested in STEM.

  • Students that can commit to a five-week, half-day summer program that offers a stipend for active participation.


The 2023 B[E]TA cohort will be limited to 20 participants.  Apply today!

Join us at the Berkshire Innovation Center (or online) to learn more about the B[E]TA program for rising high school Juniors and Seniors interested in STEM.

Date:  Thursday, April 6th

Time:  6:00 PM

Berkshire Innovation Center

45 Woodlawn Ave, Pittsfield

2022 Program

The BETA teams created and presented 3D printed Unnecessry Inventions as their final projects.  Which invention - Bottle Caps, Butta Cutta, Holy Bowly, and Icebandz - did our judges think had the most potential?  View to video to find out.


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Thank you to our sponsors!

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