The Virgin Islands Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR) promotes the development of the Territory’s science and technology resources:
- by conducting research on areas of scientific inquiry linked to the Territory’s economic development;
- by improving research infrastructure to strengthen competitiveness;
- by increasing participation of students in science and technology in order to build a skilled workforce;
- by building partnerships between government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to create a foundation of research and development for economic growth.