The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


The Torchbearer

Research, Education, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: EPSCoR as a Vehicle for Delivering on National Priorities

The conference will showcase the research contributions of the EPSCoR jurisdictions, while highlighting opportunities to become a vehicle for job creation, entrepreneurship, external engagement, and innovation. Come experience southern hospitality while insightful speakers address EPSCoR’s role in increasing the nation’s research capacity and solving issues of national significance.
Sessions will include:
• Industry collaborations for STEM workforce development and research
• Broadening participation in STEM
• Role of science and engineering research in pre-college STEM
• Infrastructure building for technology-based business development
• University technology transfer and commercialization
• Regional and national economic development
• America's Science Idol (student competition)

Funding provided by NSF OIA-1250459


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