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Kentucky EPSCoR

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Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

Kentucky’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (KY EPSCoR) exists to stimulate sustainable improvements in the Commonwealth’s R&D capacity and to advance science and engineering capabilities for discovery, innovation, and knowledge-based prosperity.

KY EPSCoR’s activities are focused upon:

Developing human and physical infrastructure to advance academic research

Promoting and nurturing a culture of innovation and economic creativity

Supporting increased STEM education, workforce development, and research participation diversity

Funding to Kentucky 2000-2015

Pie funding 2015

Program Impacts 2001-2015

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 KY Institutions Awarded EPSCoR/IDeA Funding 2001-2015

Map awards 2001-2015

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JOB OPENINGProgram Coordinator for KY DOE EPSCoR Click here for details.


  Conference Presentations

from the 
2015 KY EPSCoR Annual Conference

Promoting Industry and Academic Research Collaborations
Friday, May 22, 2015,
Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, KY

Click here to view presentations, programs & research abstracts

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 Fiscal Year 2014- 2015

Kentucky EPSCoR Annual Report

See page 17 for Research Highlights

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2012 Kentucky Science & Innovation Strategy
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Fourteen actions are presented in the Strategy which offer ways to build an innovation based economy in Kentucky.