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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

Program Impacts 2001-2015

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 KY Institutions Awarded EPSCoR/IDeA Funding 2001-2015

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 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 2015- 2016

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. 

Funding to Kentucky 2000-2016

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