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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Robotics) 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 (£)
EMERGENCE: Tackling Frailty - Facilitating the Emergence of Healthcare Robots from Labs into ServiceCaleb-Solly, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Computer Science 708,126
INSTINCT - INtuitive Soft, stiffness-controllable hapTic INterfaCe for soft Tissue palpation during robot-assisted minimally invasive surgeryWurdemann, Professor HUCLMechanical Engineering 357,167
Micro-Robotics for SurgeryYeatman, Professor EMImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 6,236,364
Molecularly aware robotics for surgery (MARS)Takats, Professor ZImperial College LondonMetabolism, Digestion and Reproduction 302,310
New minimally invasive technologies for the treatment of pancreatic cancerHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,522,148
Next Generation Rehabilitation TechnologiesGoodridge, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 831,040
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainNanayakkara, Dr TImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 1,076,801
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainIida, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 388,632
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of OxfordPrimary Care Health Sciences 211,170
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Surgery enabled by ultrasonicsLucas, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,114,693
Tissue-Responsive Robotic Implants for In Vivo Mechanostimulation-Based Tissue Regeneration (Tissue-RIMOTE)Damian, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 208,559
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical EngineeringRazavi, Professor RKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,165,151
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesStoyanov, Professor DUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 6,565,143

Total Number of Grants: 14
Total Value of Grants: £31,926,554

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