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Science & Technology

Arkansas participates in the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The EPSCoR program is designed to foster collaborative research efforts among the state’s higher education institutions, promote workforce development, and conduct educational outreach.

Empowering Start-Ups and Visionaries

The Division of Science and Technology at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission is the driving force behind the commercialization of job-creating research. The primary objective of the division includes the development of the infrastructure to support the groundbreaking research conducted in Arkansas, which in turn leads the way to the successful launch of vibrant entrepreneurial and innovation companies.