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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 (£)
2D Materials for Next Generation Healthcare Technologies (2D-Health)Kostarelos, Prof. KUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Health Sciences 5,327,896
A MICROMECHANICAL SENSOR TO UNDERSTAND AND MONITOR WOUND HEALINGCrichton, Dr M LHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 362,112
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A National Network for Applications of High-Field NMR in the Life and Physical SciencesUhrin, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 1,368,030
A new technology platform for neuro-regeneration: Next generation electroactive bioprostheses for spinal cord injury (SCI)Chari, Professor DMKeele UniversityInst for Science and Tech in Medicine 154,933
A platform for reduction of incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia through modified PVC biomaterialsMcCoy, Professor CPQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 446,937
Aluminium nitride - graphene dual-mode sensors for cancer cell detectionKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 1,158,109
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
An X-ray Micro-Computed Tomography Facility with in-situ/in operando testing.Inkson, Professor BUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,175,201
Bioactive polysaccharide-based hydrogels for growth factors delivery during tissue repair.Gonzalez-Garcia, Dr CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 276,854
Biodegradable hybrid screws for ligament-bone interface regenerationJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 1,119,981
Bone Bricks: Cost effective modular osseointegrated prosthetics for large bone loss surgical proceduresBartolo, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 828,910
Capital award for Core EquipmentSampson, Professor DDUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 300,000
Ceramic SHaping: extrusion of glAss Preforms for new fibres in hEalthcare (SHAPE)Seddon, Professor ABUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 770,396
Core Equipment at the University of LeedsLinfield, Professor EHUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 550,000
Creation and Exploitation of Pressurised Gyration to Manufacture Core-Sheath Structures:Edirisinghe, Professor MUCLMechanical Engineering 297,078
Custom nanomaterials from modular synthetic proteinsParmeggiani, Dr FUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,151,785
Developing a humanoid bioreactor for tendon tissue engineeringMouthuy, Dr PUniversity of OxfordBotnar Research Centre 1,195,269
Developing Efficient Models to Define Economic and Low Risk High Value Manufacture of Cell Based ProductsThomas, Professor RJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 406,203
Development of a Comprehensive Toolkit for Optimised Tissue Regeneration: Scaffold DOCTRBest, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,402,267
Development of next-generation Intraocular lens combined with degradable drug delivery system toward prevention of Posterior Capsule OpacificationSaeed, Dr AUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 381,482
emPOWER: in-body artificial muscles for physical augmentation, function restoration, patient empowerment and future healthcareRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 6,142,805
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Building advanced materials to treat vision lossWilliams, Professor RUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 1,232,981
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineCoopman, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 3,529,512
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineKimber, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 4,366,189
'EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and MedicineDalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 7,013,579
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of Materials (CDT-ACM)Skinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 6,331,292
EPSRC Capital Award for Core EquipmentConstantinou, Professor CCUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 273,800
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - Imperial College LondonJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonResearch Office 840,189
EPSRC CDT in Medical Devices & Health TechnologiesConnolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 4,102,605
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Biomedical MaterialsCartmell, Professor SHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 6,714,807
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Dr GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,001,623
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Neurotechnology for Life and HealthSchultz, Professor SRImperial College LondonBioengineering 4,164,295
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Physical Sciences for Health (Sci-Phy-4-Health)Hannon, Professor MJUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 3,510,195
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and ColloidsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 4,074,815
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of MaterialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 4,227,196
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine; Innovation in Medical and Biological EngineeringBrockett, Dr CLUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,334,696
EPSRC IRC in Targeted Delivery for Hard-to-Treat CancersMalliaras, Professor GUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 10,275,035
Evaluation of novel implant fixation technology with a new pre-clinical testing methodvan Arkel, Dr RImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 428,391
Exploiting bacterial virulence to trigger antimicrobial release from orthopaedic implantsNishio Ayre, Dr WNCardiff UniversityDentistry 264,217
Exploiting nanoclay self-assembly for stem-cell driven tissue regeneration (Ext.)Dawson, Dr JIUniversity of SouthamptonHuman Development and Health 652,649
Fast ASsessment and Treatment in Healthcare (FAST Healthcare)Flewitt, Professor AJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 628,709
FINESSE NanoBio (Fabrication and Imaging of Neon-Etched Structures and Surfaces for Engineering, Nanoscience and Biotechnology)Daly, Dr RUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,427,240
From Ultrastructure to Micromechanics: a New Perspective on Cartilage Function, Mechanotransduction and AgeingChen, Dr JUniversity of ExeterEngineering 248,925
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,317,090
Healing Tissues via Programmable DNA NanotechnologyAlmquist, Dr BDImperial College LondonBioengineering 253,043
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Image-Guided Intrauterine Minimally Invasive Fetal Diagnosis and TherapyOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 4,967,257
Influence of Surface Properties of New Biomaterials for Catheters on Bacterial Adhesion in UrineZhao, Professor QUniversity of DundeeEngineering 501,310
Instructive acellular tissue engineering (IATE)Cox, Dr SUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 273,280
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Investigating the physical and biological determinants of cancer cell extravasationMoeendarbary, Professor EUCLMechanical Engineering 256,338
Invisible Customisation - A Data Driven Approach to Predictive Additive Manufacture Enabling Functional Implant PersonalisationCox, Dr SUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 404,607
Materials and Molecular Modelling (MMM) Exascale Design and Development Working Group (DDWG)Hasnip, Dr PJUniversity of YorkPhysics 53,357
Materials and Molecular Modelling Exascale Design and Development Working GroupWatkins, Dr MBUniversity of LincolnSchool of Maths and Physics 50,782
Materials And Molecular Modelling Exascale Design And Development Working GroupTurner, Dr ARUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Parallel Computing Centre 30,639
Materials and Molecular Modelling Exascale Design and Development Working GroupWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 88,230
Mathematical Modelling Led Design of Tissue-Engineered Constructs: A New Paradigm for Peripheral Nerve Repair (NerveDesign)Shipley, Professor RJUCLMechanical Engineering 1,080,646
MechAscan - A novel on line mechanical assessment tool for manufacturing engineered tissues in regenerative medicine and drug discovery.Bagnaninchi, Dr POUniversity of EdinburghMRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine 313,773
MechAscan - A novel online mechanical assessment tool for manufacturing engineered tissues in regenerative medicine and drug discoveryWaters, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 204,901
MechAscan - A novel online mechanical assessment tool for manufacturing engineered tissues in regenerative medicine and drug discovery.El Haj, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 305,316
Medical Device Prototype & Manufacture UnitJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 1,686,762
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,024,405
Microfluidic Automated Platform for Osteoarthritis Drug Screening (MA-PODS)Dickinson, Professor AMAlcyomics LtdResearch 333,332
Multi-band optical coherence tomography platform for the development of novel atopic dermatitis treatments.Matcher, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,017,938
Multi-Domain Self-Assembled Gels: From Multi-Component Materials to Spatial and Temporal Control of Multi-Component BiologySmith, Professor DKUniversity of YorkChemistry 359,780
Multi-User X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 100,000
Nanomechanical Testing in Controlled Environments and in the TEM (Nano-TCT)Derby, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 911,357
Nanostructured Polymeric Materials for HealthcareHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,185,824
New Industrial Systems: Manufacturing ImmortalityRace, Dr PRUniversity of BristolBiochemistry 2,206,901
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
Novel bioengineering for auto-integration of advanced cell delivery substratesHaneef, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 523,493
Optimising knee therapies through improved population stratification and precision of the interventionWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,962,447
Osteoarthritis Technology NetworkPlus (OATech+): a multidisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritisHolt, Professor CCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 968,486
Palladium-activated prodrug therapy: a novel focal therapy for localised cancers of unmet needUnciti-Broceta, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 1,074,212
Polymer Bioelectronics for High Resolution Implantable DevicesGreen, Dr RImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,078,948
Programmed assembly of protocellular materialsGobbo, Dr PUniversity of BristolChemistry 392,155
QMUL EPSRC Core Equipment BidWang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonResearch Support Services 125,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence (Cell & Gene Therapy) - Development of Raman Spectroscopy for the Quantitation of Viral Titre in C&G TherapiesAshton, Dr LLancaster UniversityChemistry 50,000
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 31,477,552
Smart Peripheral Stents for the Lower Extremity - Design, Manufacturing and EvaluationZhao, Professor LLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 319,329
Smart Peripheral Stents for the Lower Extremity - Design, Manufacturing and EvaluationFeng, Dr JManchester Metropolitan UniversitySchool of Engineering 234,625
Smart peripheral stents for the lower extremity: design, manufacturing, and evaluationAttallah, Professor MMUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 231,208
Smartwound-plasmaShort, Professor RDLancaster UniversityChemistry 280,433
Smartwound-plasmaJenkins, Professor AUniversity of BathChemistry 303,616
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
SoRo for Health: Implantable soft robotics for restoration of physiological functionBirchall, Professor MUCLEar Institute 1,895,192
Surface and Interface Toolkit for the Materials Chemistry CommunityWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 693,837
Tackling human dental caries by multi-modal correlative microscopy and multi-physics modellingKorsunsky, Professor AMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,768,953
Terahertz skinometer for improved cancer prevention and treatmentMacPherson, Dr EUniversity of WarwickPhysics 652,876
The development and implementation of a six-axis bioreactor for regenerative therapies of the intervertebral discHolsgrove, Dr T PUniversity of ExeterEngineering 222,239
The Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,006,681
Theranostic doubly crosslinked microgels: From a new materials class to an injectable load supporting medical deviceSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,278,403
Tissue-Responsive Robotic Implants for In Vivo Mechanostimulation-Based Tissue Regeneration (Tissue-RIMOTE)Damian, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 208,559
Understanding and enhancing the mechanical performance of bioinspired zirconia-based dental materialsSui, Dr TUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 252,240
Wearable Organic Integrated Sensors for Healthcare: Smart Dressings, A Step Change in Wound ManagementGupta, Dr RUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 778,432

Total Number of Grants: 99
Total Value of Grants: £196,915,900

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