The EPSCoR Congressional Briefing on "Building Research Capacity"
U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Integrative Activities held an informational briefing on the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) on October 3rd, 2011. This program helps enhance the nation's science and engineering capacity.
At this briefing, experts provided basic information about the EPSCoR program - what it is and how it works - in addition to sharing success stories on how the program has catalyzed regional collaborations and cultivated the development of marketable products.
- What is EPSCoR, and how does it works?
- What can EPSCoR do for my state if it is not EPSCoR-eligible?
- How does EPSCoR build research capacity?
- How does research capacity lead to economic development?