NSF-funded science and engineering research programs drive economic growth

Collage of images showing a fish, an electric pole, a scientist and a girl participating in EPSCoR Investing in basic research in science and engineering yields positive economic benefits for America and for the state or region that hosts each project. This is the underlying value of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, known as EPSCoR. NSF EPSCoR promotes strategic investments in science and engineering programs that build research and development capacity in 31 ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=131272&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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