Investing in research infrastructure builds research capacity.  With our partners across the state we are fueling New Hampshire's innovation engine. 

NH EPSCoR's academic partners include:

Dartmouth College, Great Bay Community College, Keene State College, Plymouth State University, St. Anselm College, the University of New Hampshire, and White Mountains Community College

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New Hampshire is a member of the Northeast Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (Maine, Vermont, NH, Rhode Island, Delaware) established in 2008 to collaborate in building high-speed fiber optics networks to support research in environmental science and genomics

October 12, 2011 Briefing to U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee by Judith Van Houten, Vermont EPSCoR State Director. Link to presentation.


The New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence provides opportunities for students and faculty to participate in orginal research, expands research capacity; increases the number of students who continue in biomedical research in graduate school or employment; enhances science and technology training of the NH workforce, and provides bioinformatics infrastructure required for biomedical research.


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Enhancing Inclusive Excellence in NH Communities
A two-year initiative by a coalition of higher education leaders to prepare NH college students to live and work in a world that is multicultural, multilingual and multiracial, and whose borders and boundaries are blurring into an ever-expanding global community and economy.


Higher Education Coalition Launches Initiative to Foster Diversity, Equity, and Civic Preparedness

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Stay Work Play NH
Stay Work Play encourages young professionals to come to NH or stay in NH by providing online resources to help them become connected with each other and professional development resources.  

The NH Innovation Research Center was created by the legislature in 1991 to increase collaboration between businesses and university-based research to promote applied and basic scientific research and engineering, and to create high quality jobs through technology development and innovation.


A merit-based program designed strengthen research capabilities of jurisdictions that have not participated equably in competitive aerospace and aerospace-related research activities. NH NASA EPSCoR currently has three funded projects: 1) facilities for testing small satellite compenents; 2) the ecology and risk factors of Lyme disease in the northern US; 3) study of icing assessments in cold and alpine environments.

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Expanding opportunities for women and girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by providing professional development to educational faculty and administrators.

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The Joan and James Leitzel Center facilitates partnerships and initiates programs and activities with the goal of developing educators' thorough knowledge of science, mathematics, and engineering concepts and human learning strategies; developing learners who experience the joy of discovery and the challenge of understanding; and developing learning environments that support active and rich intellectual engagement.