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Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Workshop Opportunities  NSF Wide Programs

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Name Email Phone Room
Denise  M. Barnes dbarnes@nsf.gov (703) 292-5179  940  
Kelvin  Chu kchu@nsf.gov (703) 292-7860  940  
Sean  C. Kennan skennan@nsf.gov (703) 292-7575  940  
Audrey  Levine alevine@nsf.gov (703) 292-7374  940  
Timothy  M. VanReken tvanreke@nsf.gov (703) 292-7378  940  
Uma  D. Venkateswaran uvenkate@nsf.gov (703) 292-7732  940  

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  12-588

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

Acceptance of a White Paper by the EPSCoR Office is required before a workshop proposal can be submitted.  White Papers may be submitted to the EPSCoR Office via email at any time.

SYNOPSIS

The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. The EPSCoR program is directed at those jurisdictions that have historically received lesser amounts of NSF Research and Development (R&D) funding. Thirty jurisdictions, including twenty-eight states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U. S. Virgin Islands, currently participate in EPSCoR. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction's research infrastructure, R&D capacity, and hence, its national R&D competitiveness.

The EPSCoR Office welcomes unsolicited proposals from EPSCoR jurisdictions for workshops involving the EPSCoR community.  These workshops will focus on innovative ways to address multi-jurisdictional efforts on themes of regional to national importance with relevance to EPSCoR's goals/objectives and NSF's mission.

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