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South Dakota Researchers Receive NSF RII Track-4 Awards

Posted on: February 2, 2022   |   Categories: Announcements, News & Updates
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Three faculty researchers from South Dakota were recently awarded EPSCoR RII Track-4 awards from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).

These three awards total a combined investment of more than $600,000.

View the list of South Dakota awards.


About NSF EPSCoR and RII Track-4 Awards

The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of NSF to promote scientific progress nationwide. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction’s research infrastructure, Research and Development (R&D) capacity and, hence, its R&D competitiveness.

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-4 awards provide support to further develop the individual research potential of Principal Investigators through extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers of their choice.

Learn more about NSF’s EPSCoR program and the Track-4 program.