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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
3D Bioprinting Tissues with Multiscale VasculatureArmstrong, Dr JPUniversity of BristolBristol Medical School 5,329
3D printing multifunctional devices without internal interfaces for cartilage repairTsigkou, Dr OUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 193,682
3D printing multifunctional devices without internal interfaces for cartilage repairJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 615,330
3D printing multifunctional devices without internal interfaces for cartilage repairBlunn, Professor GUniversity of PortsmouthSch of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences 249,127
A biomimetic macromolecular platform for tissue healing and diagnostics at medical device interfaces: a personalised wound dressing modelSantin, Professor MUniversity of BrightonSch of Applied Sciences (SAS) 2,886,291
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A New Correlative Approach for Structure Determination & Imaging of Molecular MaterialsBrown, Professor PDUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,470,902
A sensorimotor PROsthesis for the upper LIMB (PROLIMB)Wurdemann, Professor HUCLMechanical Engineering 425,312
A sensorimotor PROsthesis for the upper LIMB (PROLIMB)Chappell, Professor MJUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 431,548
AMFaces: Advanced Additive Manufacturing of User-Focused Facial Prostheses with Real-Life Colour AppearanceFoster, Professor DHUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 5,540,752
Beyond AntibioticsStride, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 6,552,650
Bio-fabrication of sustainable functional bacterial cellulose aerogel for building insulationJiang, Dr YNorthumbria, University ofFac of Health and Life Sciences 249,815
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsChen, Professor JLoughborough UniversityMaterials 205,500
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 477,843
BIONIC HEARTS: Bio-IONomerIC polymers for the regenerative therapy of HEART disease and StrokeNair, Dr MUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 487,475
Bionics+: User Centred Design and Usability of Bionic DevicesJames, Professor CUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 902,307
Breaking FROntiers for advanced engineering of bespoke, functional Biopolymer COmposite materials (FROBCO)Xie, Dr DFUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 565,895
Building the gut microbiomeKrishna Kumar, Dr RImperial College LondonInfectious Disease 1,729,528
Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing HubEllis, Professor MJUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 12,302,110
Ceramic SHaping: extrusion of glAss Preforms for new fibres in hEalthcare (SHAPE)Seddon, Professor ABUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 770,396
Coating the cell surface with adhesive polymers: a strategy to enhance cell adhesionArno, Dr MUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 439,788
Core Equipment Award 2022Nichol, Professor RUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 870,000
Custom nanomaterials from modular synthetic proteinsParmeggiani, Dr FUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,151,785
Designing bio-instructive materials for translation ready medical devicesAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 4,074,945
Developing a humanoid bioreactor for tendon tissue engineeringMouthuy, Professor PUniversity of OxfordBotnar Research Centre 1,195,269
Development of a biophysical toolkit to monitor and manipulate matrix remodelling in organoid based models of human diseaseGentleman, Dr EKings College LondonCraniofacial Dev and Stem Cell Biology 511,824
Development of magnetic force biotechnology to facilitate neural regenerationTelling, Professor NDKeele UniversityInst for Science and Tech in Medicine 805,899
Dialling up performance for on demand manufacturingWildman, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,865,536
Electro-Responsive 4D-Printable Polymer Nanocomposites for Artificial Muscles (PolyARM)Istrate, Dr OQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 465,913
emPOWER: in-body artificial muscles for physical augmentation, function restoration, patient empowerment and future healthcareRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics and Technology 6,142,805
Engineering the bone marrow niche to control stem cell regulation, metastatic evolution and cancer dormancyDalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary, Life Sci 6,144,878
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineKimber, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 4,439,810
'EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and MedicineDalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 7,275,609
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of Materials (CDT-ACM)McLachlan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,631,929
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Biomedical MaterialsCartmell, Professor SHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 6,974,487
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Professor GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,293,638
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022Connolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 875,000
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022/23Peake, Professor NUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 1,382,658
EPSRC IRC in Targeted Delivery for Hard-to-Treat CancersMalliaras, Professor GUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 10,275,035
EPSRC New Horizons 2021: Engineering synthetic synapses between artificial and biological cells.Di Michele, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 202,296
Establishing an overseas collaboration to explore the use of digital holographic microscopy to study the biomechanics of fibrous substratesOrtega Asencio, Dr IUniversity of SheffieldClinical Dentistry 22,560
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,851,090
GlycoMatrix: Engineering Tunable Stem Cell Niches Enhanced with Glycosaminoglycan Instructive CuesTurnbull, Professor JKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 202,139
High Mucoadhesive Strength Patch for the Effective Treatment of Oral Lichen PlanusKnowles, Professor JCUCLEastman Dental Institute 470,400
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Highly Mucoadhesive Sustainable Patches for Effective Treatment of Oral Lichen PlanusRoy, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 471,789
Immunoengineering Body Fat: Modelling microphages in a 3D-bioprinted human adipose tissue modelBoussahel, Dr AUniversity of BristolCellular and Molecular Medicine 202,159
Manufacturing in Hospital: BioMed 4.0Leese, Dr H SUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 1,046,296
Materials Science Capability for Healthy and Sustainable Living Research at King's College LondonRazavi, Professor RKings College LondonKing's College London Central Offices 777,279
Mechano-responsive synthetic cells to engineer the immune responseColin-York, Dr HEUniversity of OxfordKennedy Institute 612,895
Microbiome-Bone ChipVerbruggen, Dr SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 117,511
MicroSNARE: Automated Enrichment Of Circulating Tumour DNA For Improved Cancer TreatmentLeslie, Professor NRHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 757,952
MSKDamage - Image-driven damage characterisation of musculoskeletal tissues for in silico medicineMengoni, Dr MUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,866,647
Multi-doped Calcium-Phosphate Coatings for Resorbable Magnesium Alloy Implant ApplicationsAcheson, Dr JGUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 409,270
Nanovibrational control of chondrogenic differentiationDalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary, Life Sci 869,172
New High Performance Bioinks for 3D Extrusion BioprintingFulton, Dr DANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 462,738
New Synthetic Chaperones to Enhance Protein ActivityTurner, Professor NWUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 1,074,782
Oncological Engineering - A new concept in the treatment of bone metastasesHall, Professor RMUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,608,939
PEEK-OPTIMA as a Platform for Natural Total Knee ReplacementJennings, Professor LMUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,525,612
Process Control and Novel Materials for the Reactive Jet Impingement ProcessDalgarno, Professor KWNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,145,057
Real-time Digital Twin Assisted SurgeryShu, Professor WUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 3,989,538
RESTORE: engineeRing an Enhanced vesicle SysTem for coOrdinated fRacture rEpairDavies, Dr OGLoughborough UniversitySch of Sport Exercise & Health Sciences 323,286
Scaff-Net: 3 Dimensional multiphoton polymerisation printed scaffolds for medium throughput recording from stem cell derived human cortical networks.Parri, Professor HRAston UniversityCollege of Health and Life Sciences 201,118
Scaling-Up plant based Nanocarriers for BIOpharmaceuticals (SUNBIO)Muthana, Dr MUniversity of SheffieldOncology 154,880
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimisation for Reliable Manufacturing of Key MaterialsRodenburg, Professor CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,171,727
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationHondow, Dr NUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 84,068
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationPratt, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 562,339
SMARTCell: Scalable Manufacture of Advanced Regenerative Therapeutics - Cell TherapiesRafiq, Dr QAUCLBiochemical Engineering 1,452,923
SoRo for Health: Implantable soft robotics for restoration of physiological functionBirchall, Professor MUCLEar Institute 1,895,192
Synthetic biology Pipeline for the Investigation of Novel Spidroins (SPINS)Takano, Professor EUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 792,367
Synthetic biology Pipeline for the Investigation of Novel Spidroins (SPINS)Holland, Dr CAUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 339,319
The Open Data Exchange Ecosystem in Proteomics: Evolving its UtilityVizcaino, Dr JEMBL GroupOMICs 131,897
Towards Innovation of Stented Pericardial Aortic Valves for Transcatheter ImplantationBerry, Dr HEUniversity of LeedsSch of Biomedical Sciences 852,859
Towards Innovation of Stented Pericardial Aortic Valves for Transcatheter ImplantationLi, Dr SLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 333,897
Towards preservation of the natural knee: State-of-the-art approaches to understand the kinematics and tissue mechanics of human menisci in vivo.Readioff, Dr RUniversity of LiverpoolMaterial, Design & Manufacturing Eng 141,442
UCL Core Equipment Award 2022Rees, Professor GEUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 1,424,920
UltraSOuNd-controlled drug release from Antimicrobial particles for denTAl tissuesPikramenou, Professor ZUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 566,203
UltraSOuNd-controlled drug release from Antimicrobial particles for denTAl tissues (SONATA)Angeli, Professor PUCLChemical Engineering 327,994
Unravelling the mechanobiology of the craniofacial system- towards a novel therapy (CranioMech)Moazen, Professor MUCLMechanical Engineering 1,548,699
What's MEW in the UK? Engineering basement membranes using state-of-the-art biofabrication technologiesBosworth, Dr L AUniversity of LiverpoolEye and Vision Sciences 164,572
XPS and X-ray tomography at the University of GlasgowSymes, Professor MDUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 2,665,820

Total Number of Grants: 83
Total Value of Grants: £161,771,037

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).