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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
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
A sensorimotor PROsthesis for the upper LIMB (PROLIMB)Hardwicke, Prof. JUniv Hosp Coventry and Warwick NHS TrustResearch and Development 164,729
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
An Aberration Corrected STEM with Integrated Science Driven AI to Quantify Dynamic Functionality in Advanced Energy Technologies and BiomaterialsBrowning, Professor NDUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 4,847,945
An agile bio-manufacturing platform for production of blood vasculaturePoologasundarampillai, Dr GUniversity of BirminghamDentistry 251,993
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr TOUniversity 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
Beyond AntibioticsStride, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 6,552,650
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
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, Dr JNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 457,503
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 477,843
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 DFNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,121,829
Ceramic SHaping: extrusion of glAss Preforms for new fibres in hEalthcare (SHAPE)Seddon, Professor ABUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 770,396
Core Equipment Award 2022Nichol, Professor RUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 570,000
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
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
Dialling up performance for on demand manufacturingWildman, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,865,536
Digital twin guided minimally invasive, intelligent and intuitive surgery (MI-3 Surgery)Shu, Professor WUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 302,450
emPOWER: in-body artificial muscles for physical augmentation, function restoration, patient empowerment and future healthcareRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 6,142,805
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineKimber, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 4,439,810
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineCoopman, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 3,623,049
'EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and MedicineDalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 7,048,108
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of Materials (CDT-ACM)McLachlan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,372,245
EPSRC Capital Core Equipment Award 2020McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 609,322
EPSRC CDT in Medical Devices & Health TechnologiesConnolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 4,156,847
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Biomedical MaterialsCartmell, Professor SHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 6,759,141
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Professor GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,034,546
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Neurotechnology for Life and HealthSchultz, Professor SRImperial College LondonBioengineering 4,233,458
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Physical Sciences for Health (Sci-Phy-4-Health)Hannon, Professor MJUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 3,553,342
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and ColloidsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 4,138,920
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of MaterialsMcLachlan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,442,594
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine; Innovation in Medical and Biological EngineeringHerbert, Dr AGUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,372,620
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022Connolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 462,500
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022/23Peake, Professor NUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 1,082,658
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
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
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 10,851,090
GlycoMatrix: Engineering Tunable Stem Cell Niches Enhanced with Glycosaminoglycan Instructive CuesTurnbull, Professor JKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 202,139
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Immunoengineering Body Fat: Modelling microphages in a 3D-bioprinted human adipose tissue modelBoussahel, Dr AUniversity of BristolCellular and Molecular Medicine 202,159
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Invisible Customisation - A Data Driven Approach to Predictive Additive Manufacture Enabling Functional Implant PersonalisationCox, Dr SUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 404,607
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 477,279
Mathematical Modelling Led Design of Tissue-Engineered Constructs: A New Paradigm for Peripheral Nerve Repair (NerveDesign)Shipley, Professor RJUCLMechanical Engineering 1,080,646
Mechanobiology-based medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 302,860
Medical Device Prototype & Manufacture UnitJeffers, Professor JImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 1,686,762
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
Nanovibrational control of chondrogenic differentiationDalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary, Life Sci 869,172
New Synthetic Chaperones to Enhance Protein ActivityTurner, Professor NWDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 1,301,462
Next Generation Probiotics: The Development of Microbial-based Oral Formulations for Microbiome-altering ApplicationsHorniblow, Dr RDUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Clinical Sciences 352,996
Oncological Engineering - A new concept in the treatment of bone metastasesHall, Professor RMUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,608,939
Osteoarthritic cartilage regeneration using a combination of tough biomaterials and nanotechnology-enabled gene therapy.Oliva-Jorge, Dr NImperial College LondonBioengineering 425,888
Polymer Bioelectronics for High Resolution Implantable DevicesGreen, Professor RImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,078,948
Porous 3D Silica Nanoparticle Assemblies as Post-surgical Drug Delivery Implants to Reduce Glioblastoma RecurrenceOng, Dr ZUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 393,882
Process Control and Novel Materials for the Reactive Jet Impingement ProcessDalgarno, Professor KWNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,145,057
Programmed assembly of protocellular materialsRochat, Dr SUniversity of BristolChemistry 392,155
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, Dr HRAston UniversityCollege of Health and Life Sciences 201,118
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
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantwithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 52,313,935
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
Technologies for an in-vitro carbon copy of lung diseaseCicuta, Professor PUniversity of CambridgePhysics 302,804
The development and implementation of a six-axis bioreactor for regenerative therapies of the intervertebral discHolsgrove, Dr TPUniversity of ExeterEngineering 222,239
Towards Innovation of Stented Pericardial Aortic Valves for Transcatheter ImplantationLi, Dr SLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 333,897
Towards Innovation of Stented Pericardial Aortic Valves for Transcatheter ImplantationBerry, Dr HEUniversity of LeedsSch of Biomedical Sciences 852,859
UCL Core Equipment Award 2022Rees, Professor GEUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 1,124,920
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
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: 94
Total Value of Grants: £231,094,031

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