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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Operational research) in Theme (Manufacturing the Future)

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 (£)
Circular4.0: Data Driven Intelligence for a Circular EconomyCharnley, Dr FUniversity of ExeterManagement 727,934
Cognitive Chemical ManufacturingBourne, Dr RAUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 2,007,487
Combining Chemical Robotics and Statistical Methods to Discover Complex Functional ProductsLapkin, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 1,227,510
Connected Everything II: Accelerating Digital Manufacturing Research Collaboration and InnovationSharples, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,065,313
Energy Resilient Manufacturing 2: Small is Beautiful Phase 2 (SIB2)Jolly, Professor MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 755,750
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor Dame XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,306,413
Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research HubFlorence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 10,330,544
Future Liquid Metal Engineering HubFan, Professor ZBrunel University LondonBCAST 10,138,665
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,317,090
MAnufacture of Safe and Sustainable Volatile Element functional materials - MASSIVE MaterialsDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Medical and Aerospace Eng 2,920,233
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre PrecursorsEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 2,060,466
National Hub in High Value Photonic ManufacturingPayne, Professor Sir DNUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 10,220,725
Substitution and Sustainability in Functional Materials and DevicesReaney, Professor IMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 2,466,368
SUSTAIN Manufacturing HubWorsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 10,319,155
Through-life performance: From science to instrumentationStarr, Professor ACranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,228,367
Uncertainty-Aware Planning and Scheduling in the Process IndustriesParpas, Dr PImperial College LondonDept of Computing 765,342
Uncertainty-Aware Planning and Scheduling in the Process IndustriesPapageorgiou, Professor LUCLChemical Engineering 779,227

Total Number of Grants: 17
Total Value of Grants: £77,636,589

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