Arkansas EPSCoR develops novel and innovative solutions to promote scientific progress within Arkansas. Investments encompass basic, medical, aerospace and energy research, education and training.
This federal-state partnership designed to strengthen basic research competitiveness in Arkansas and advance research of national significance with major economic development potential.
The mission of Arkansas’s NSF EPSCoR program is to strengthen research and education in science and engineering in Arkansas.
Arkansas NSF EPSCoR’s goals are to provide strategic programs and opportunities for Arkansas participants that stimulate sustainable improvements in their R&D capacity and competitiveness; and to advance science and engineering capabilities in Arkansas for discovery, innovation and overall knowledge-based prosperity.
Arkansas NSF EPSCoR’s objectives are to:
The mission of Arkansas’s NIH IDeA program is to broaden the geographic distribution of NIH funding for biomedical and behavioral research.
Arkansas NIH IDeA’s goals are to provide support that will strengthen and enhance the capabilities of Arkansas’s researchers to successfully compete for funding from NIH.
Arkansas NIH IDeA’s objectives are to:
NASA/Arkansas Space Grant Consortium promotes education and the involvement of the State of Arkansas in NASA research activities.
The mission of Arkansas’s NASA EPSCoR program is to establish partnerships with government, higher education and industry that are designed to effect lasting improvements in the state’s or region’s research infrastructure, R&D capacity and hence, its national R&D competitiveness. In addition to the research and technology development, the awards enable faculty development and higher education student support.
Arkansas NASA EPSCoR’s goal is to provide seed funding that will enable Arkansas researchers to develop an academic research enterprise directed toward long-term, self-sustaining, nationally-competitive capabilities in aerospace and aerospace-related research.
Arkansas NASA EPSCoR’s objectives are to:
EPSCoR/IDeA helps researchers and institutions improve their research capabilities and quality in order to compete more effectively for “mainstream” competitive research funds.