Thursday, September 9, 2010

$20 million EPSCoR grant

Tuesday's announcement of a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation -- the largest grant in URI history -- to build research capacity in Rhode Island generated considerable attention locally. The Providence Journal ran two front page stories, while the Providence Business News, WRNI public radio,, Channel 12 and other media outlets also covered the story. Several biotechnology industry publications also posted the news to their websites, including GenomeWeb. Read the URI news release about the story here.