RESEARCH TO
ADVANCE MANUFACTURING
IN KENTUCKY + BEYOND

Manufacturing has fueled the economic success of Kentucky for over two centuries, and this

$24 MILLION

collaborative partnership across eight institutions will help position the Commonwealth for even more success in the years to come.

We need your proposal ideas for 2024-29!

On behalf of the Statewide EPSCoR Committee, KY NSF EPSCoR is seeking idea papers from the Kentucky research community to include in the next $20 million/ 5-year RII Track-1 proposal, which will be submitted to NSF in the Summer of 2023.  If funded, an awarded Track-1 proposal to Kentucky would support Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) activities from July 2024 – June 2029.

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

FIVE HIRES FROM PREVIOUS TRACK-1 RECEIVED NSF-FUNDED CAREER AWARDS

Congratulations to five KY NSF EPSCoR hires from our last track-1 award – Powering the Kentucky Bioeconomy for a Sustainable Future (2014-2019) who have earned the prestigious Career award from NSF.  CAREER: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.  Jeremy Van Cleve Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, Biology CAREER: Genetic architecture and the construction of complex social

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