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 capacity and competitiveness
Promoting and nurturing a culture of innovation and economic creativity
Supporting increased STEM educational attainment, workforce development, and research participation diversity within the Commonwealth
KY EPSCoR Infrastructure Grants
Individual grants ranging in size from $1,500 to $70,000 are available to help researchers: collaborate on development of proposals for major federal funding (CRDP grants), offer research funds to incent the hire of new faculty members (RSF grants) and travel to visit or conduct work at outside research centers (NLI grants).
Click here for eligibility and to apply.
Presentations, Program & Abstracts
October 17, 2013
UofL’s Shelby Campus, Louisville, KY
Fiscal Year 2012- 2013
Kentucky EPSCoR Annual Report