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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Synthetic Biology

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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 Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences: Upgrade of the Leicester 800MHz NMR for Structural Biology and Drug DiscoveryVuister, Professor G WUniversity of LeicesterMolecular and Cell Biology 928,156
A novel, fast and efficient resource recycling system for improving the performance of engineered bacteriaStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonBioengineering 445,502
A semi-autonomous robot synthetic biologist for industrial biodesign and manufacturingBaldwin, Dr GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 884,199
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Biologically Upcycling MetalsHorsfall, Dr LEUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,020,945
CBET-EPSRC - Grown Engineered Materials (GEMs): synthetic consortia for biomanufacturing tunable compositesEllis, Dr 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
Custom nanomaterials from modular synthetic proteinsParmeggiani, Dr FUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,151,785
Design the Future 2ZHANG, Dr MNorthumbria, University ofFac of Health and Life Sciences 164,124
Design the Future 2: Thinking Soils: Engineered bacteria as computational agents in the design and manufacture of new materials and structuresDade-Robertson, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Architect, Planning & Landscape 598,309
Development and experimental validation of a deep-learning based pipeline for user-centric protein design.Wood, Dr CWUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 304,056
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Advanced synthetic biology measurement to enable programmable functional biomaterialsEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonBioengineering 963,842
Engineering Fellowships For Growth: Designing Feedback Control in Biology for Robustness and ScalabilityPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,067,518
EPSRC and BBSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthetic BiologyPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordSynthetic Biology DTC 4,752,587
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - Imperial College LondonJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonResearch Office 840,189
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Dr GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,001,623
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioprocess Engineering LeadershipLye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 4,440,603
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 3,714,649
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated CatalysisGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 5,938,236
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,577,984
EPSRC Core Capital AwardCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowScience and Engineering Adminstration 400,000
EQATA: Equitable access to Quality Antibiotic Therapies in AfricaFlorence, Dr GJUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 605,364
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 9,947,570
Genetically Encoded Nucleic Acid Control ArchitecturesStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonBioengineering 642,353
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
Liquid Fuel and bioEnergy Supply from CO2 ReductionYu, Dr EHNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,924,296
LIVEBIO: Light-weight Verification for Synthetic BiologyKonur, Dr SUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 352,363
Mathematical Foundations of Information and Decisions in Dynamic Cell SignallingRand, Professor DAUniversity of WarwickMathematics 356,217
McSynC: in vivo automatic Model calibration of Synthetic Circuits componentsMenolascina, Dr FUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 169,368
Microfluidic Molecular Communications: Design, Theory, and ManufactureDeng, Dr YKings College LondonInformatics 269,351
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Novel logic gates in mammalian cells based on genetically incorporated unnatural amino acidsTsai, Dr YCardiff UniversityChemistry 261,871
Programmed assembly of protocellular materialsGobbo, Dr PUniversity of BristolChemistry 392,155
SynbiCITE 2.0Kitney, Professor RImperial College LondonBioengineering 3,058,262
SynBio3D: Establishing the engineering fundamentals of three-dimensional synthetic biologyGoni-Moreno, Dr ANewcastle UniversitySch of Computing 101,057
Synthetic Portabolomics: Leading the way at the crossroads of the Digital and the Bio EconomiesKrasnogor, Professor NNewcastle UniversitySch of Computing 4,353,851
The Synthetic Biological Engineering of Self-Assembling Micro-Hearts for Cardiac Drug TestingBalint, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 355,703

Total Number of Grants: 44
Total Value of Grants: £81,020,795

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