Strengthening support among natural allies: EPSCoR and economic development orgs
A strong innovation economy needs a robust research enterprise, so universities, state EPSCoR programs and economic development organizations focused on encouraging economic growth through science and technology are natural allies. In this session, we’ll examine how some state EPSCoR programs and economic development groups have come to align their goals particularly through the strategic planning process to accomplish both their objectives.
- Jennifer Fowler, Program Director of Arkansas NSF EPSCoR
- Shane Moeykens, Director, Maine EPSCoR
- Bob Quinn, Executive Director, South Carolina Research Authority
- John Hardin, Executive Director, North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation