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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Synthetic Biology) in Theme (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. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A novel, fast and efficient resource recycling system for improving the performance of engineered bacteriaStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 445,502
A semi-autonomous robot synthetic biologist for industrial biodesign and manufacturingBaldwin, Dr GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 884,199
AUTOMATIC CELL FATE ENGINEERING USING MICROFLUIDICS DEVICESMarucci, Dr LUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 250,704
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 LondonDept of Bioengineering 441,638
COMBO: CONTROL-BASED BIODESIGN OF MAMMALIAN CELL DYNAMICSMarucci, Dr LUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,478,669
CONDSYC- CONtextual Design of SYnthetic CircuitsBandiera, Dr LUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 280,667
Custom nanomaterials from modular synthetic proteinsParmeggiani, Dr FUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,151,785
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
Droplet-based Microfluidic Platform for Intracellular Ion Channel Drug DiscoveryWoolhead, Dr CAUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary, Life Sci 224,752
Droplet-based Microfluidic Platform for Intracellular Ion Channel Drug DiscoveryZagnoni, Dr MUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 298,108
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Advanced synthetic biology measurement to enable programmable functional biomaterialsEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 963,842
Engineering Fellowships For Growth: Designing Feedback Control in Biology for Robustness and ScalabilityPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,067,518
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Development of SimCells as building blocks for synthetic biologyHuang, Dr WUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 843,225
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Systems and control engineering framework for robust and efficient synthetic biologyStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 1,016,016
Engineering Living/Synthetic Hybrid Assemblies (LSHAs) as Functional Units for Synthetic BiologyElani, Dr YImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 294,343
Engineering Microbial Consortia for IndustryPandhal, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 18,443
Experimental Biology and Engineering at the Pilot Scale - Strategic EquipmentDavenport, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,196,635
Genetically Encoded Nucleic Acid Control ArchitecturesStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 642,353
Grow-Your-Own Composites: Programming Diverse Material Properties for Defence into Engineered Bacterial CelluloseEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 542,617
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
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
Multiscale characterization of complex materials using a combination of atomic force microscopy and optical coherence tomographyChen, Dr JNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 487,050
Self-disclosing protective materials using synthetic gene networksHoward, Dr TPNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 653,245
Supercharged enzyme-polymer surfactant bioblocks for the preparation of organophosphate decontaminating materialsPerriman, Dr AUniversity of BristolCellular and Molecular Medicine 357,292
SynbiCITE 2.0Kitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 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: 34
Total Value of Grants: £26,197,941

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