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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering) in Theme (Healthcare Technologies)

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
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 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
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
A sensorimotor PROsthesis for the upper LIMB (PROLIMB)Wurdemann, Professor HUCLMechanical Engineering 425,312
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Beyond AntibioticsStride, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 6,552,650
Biodegradable hybrid screws for ligament-bone interface regenerationJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 1,119,981
Bionics+: User Centred Design and Usability of Bionic DevicesJames, Professor CUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 902,307
Ceramic SHaping: extrusion of glAss Preforms for new fibres in hEalthcare (SHAPE)Seddon, Professor ABUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 770,396
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 next-generation Intraocular lens combined with degradable drug delivery system toward prevention of Posterior Capsule OpacificationSaeed, Dr AUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 381,482
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
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
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
From Ultrastructure to Micromechanics: a New Perspective on Cartilage Function, Mechanotransduction and AgeingChen, Dr JUniversity of ExeterEngineering 248,925
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
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,524,405
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
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
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
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
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
Revealing the 3D nanoscale structure and composition of healthy and diseased bone and teethKroeger, Professor RUniversity of YorkPhysics 42,298
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
Technologies for an in-vitro carbon copy of lung diseaseCicuta, Professor PUniversity of CambridgePhysics 302,804
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 TPUniversity of ExeterEngineering 222,239
Tissue-Responsive Robotic Implants for In Vivo Mechanostimulation-Based Tissue Regeneration (Tissue-RIMOTE)Damian, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 208,559
Towards Innovation of Stented Pericardial Aortic Valves for Transcatheter ImplantationBerry, Dr HEUniversity of LeedsSch of Biomedical Sciences 852,859
Towards Innovation of Stented Pericardial Aortic Valves for Transcatheter ImplantationZhao, Professor LLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 333,897
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
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: 45
Total Value of Grants: £71,538,557

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