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Wyoming EPSCoR|About

About Wyoming EPSCoR

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. This program is directed at those jurisdictions that have historically received lesser amounts of NSF Research and Development (R&D) funding. 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.

Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 awards provide up to $4 million per year for up to 5 years, and RII Track-2 awards provide up to $2 million per year for up to 3 years.

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Science and Technology Plan for Wyoming

The State of Wyoming is engaging in long-term strategic planning to guide science, technology and workforce development in the state. EPSCoR relies on direction from the state to guide research priorities and fields.

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Federal Agencies Involved in Science & Technology Plan:

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

United States Forest Service

Wyoming State EPSCoR Governing Committee

Benson, Jon WY Technology Bus. Cntr CEO, WTBC

Gern, William, Chair University of Wyoming VP for Res.& Econ. Development

Hagen, Maura Nat’l Center Atmo. Research Deputy Director, NCAR

Hill, Mary Kay Office of the Governor Education Policy Advisor to the Governor

Hurless, Rob Office of the Governor Energy Policy Advisor to the Governor

Jenson, Bob WY Business Council CEO, WBC

Rose, Jim WY Comm. Coll. Commission Executive Director

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