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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Synthetic Biology

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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A New Correlative Approach for Structure Determination & Imaging of Molecular MaterialsBrown, Professor PDUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,470,902
A novel biohybrid electronic device architecture for environmental and physiological sensingPilizota, Professor TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,514,120
A semi-autonomous robot synthetic biologist for industrial biodesign and manufacturingBaldwin, Professor GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 884,199
Adventurous Manufacturing Follow On: Integrating Living Analytics into Biomanufacturing ProcessesPolizzi, Professor KMImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 870,445
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Biologically Upcycling MetalsHorsfall, Professor LUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,020,945
CBET-EPSRC - Grown Engineered Materials (GEMs): synthetic consortia for biomanufacturing tunable compositesEllis, Professor TMImperial College LondonBioengineering 441,638
CBET-EPSRC: Developing Standardized Cell-Free Platforms for Rapid Prototyping of Complex Synthetic Biology Circuits and PathwaysFreemont, Professor PSImperial College LondonInfectious Disease 507,643
COMBO: CONTROL-BASED BIODESIGN OF MAMMALIAN CELL DYNAMICSMarucci, Dr LUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,478,669
Controlling cell-free expression with temperature-sensitive polymer-DNA conjugatesBooth, Dr MJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 284,195
Custom nanomaterials from modular synthetic proteinsParmeggiani, Dr FUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,151,785
Design the Future 2: Thinking Soils: Engineered bacteria as computational agents in the design and manufacture of new materials and structuresDade-Robertson, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Architect, Planning & Landscape 598,309
Dialling up performance for on demand manufacturingWildman, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,865,536
Engineering and safeguarding synthetic genomesCai, Professor YUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,345,616
Engineering inducible anhydrides for irreversible Red Blood Cell enzyme decorationHowarth, Professor MRUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 848,041
EPSRC and BBSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthetic BiologyPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordSynthetic Biology DTC 4,798,062
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Professor GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,001,623
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioprocess Engineering LeadershipLye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 4,455,440
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioprocess Engineering Leadership (Complex Biological Products Manufacture)Lye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 5,867,636
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Emergent Macromolecular Therapies (EMT): A National CDT linked to an EPSRC Centre for Innovative ManufacturingDalby, Professor PAUCLBiochemical Engineering 3,747,453
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated CatalysisGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 5,941,510
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,708,440
EPSRC-SFI: Supercoiling-driven gene control in synthetic DNA circuitsHarris, Dr SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 710,418
Establishing a Periodic Table Toolbox for Nanoassembly and SuperselectivityHowarth, Professor MRUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 419,309
Future Vaccine Manufacturing Hub: Advancing the manufacture and deployment of cost effective vaccinesShattock, Professor RJImperial College LondonInfectious Disease 11,734,562
GREET: Generative Recombinant Enzyme Engineering for TherapeuticsStracquadanio, Dr GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,107,274
High throughput 2D-IR analysis of biomolecules under physiological conditionsHunt, Professor NTUniversity of YorkChemistry 1,006,129
Hijacking prenyl and geranyl transferases - A route to carry out click modifications and to enhance cellular permeability of peptidesHoussen, Dr WUniversity of AberdeenChemistry 1,032,570
LIVEBIO: Light-weight Verification for Synthetic BiologyKonur, Dr SUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 352,363
Manufacturing in Hospital: BioMed 4.0Leese, Dr H SUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 1,046,296
Microfluidic Molecular Communications: Design, Theory, and ManufactureDeng, Dr YKings College LondonInformatics 269,351
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Nanostructured Self-Assembly of Bio-Derived and Bio-Inspired Lipid-Based AmphiphilesHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,370,271
Novel logic gates in mammalian cells based on genetically incorporated unnatural amino acidsTsai, Dr YCardiff UniversityChemistry 261,871
Optimisation of CHO for Biotherapeutic ManufactureRosser, Professor SJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 3,608,961
Programmed assembly of protocellular materialsRochat, Dr SUniversity of BristolChemistry 392,155
SMARTCell: Scalable Manufacture of Advanced Regenerative Therapeutics - Cell TherapiesRafiq, Dr QAUCLBiochemical Engineering 1,452,923
Sustainable Microbial Manufacture of Adipic Acid from Industrial and Post-Consumer WasteWallace, Dr SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,348,312
SynbiCITE 2.0Kitney, Professor RImperial College LondonBioengineering 3,058,262
Synthetic Portabolomics: Leading the way at the crossroads of the Digital and the Bio EconomiesKrasnogor, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Computing 4,353,851
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityGrey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 247,949
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityLee, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 2,881,145
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityKockenberger, Dr WUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,857,395
UK Institute of Microbiome EngineeringBarnes, Professor CUCLCell and Developmental Biology 247,749

Total Number of Grants: 45
Total Value of Grants: £101,295,621

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