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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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Multiscale Digital Twin-Driven Smart Manufacturing System for High Value-Added ProductsLuo, Professor XUniversity of StrathclydeDesign Manufacture and Engineering Man 2,805,908
AIOLOS: Artificial Intelligence powered framework for OnLine prOduction SchedulingLI, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 833,312
Brokering Additive ManufacturingGopsill, Dr J AUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 758,991
Circular4.0: Data Driven Intelligence for a Circular EconomyCharnley, Dr FUniversity of ExeterBusiness and Management 727,934
Cognitive Chemical ManufacturingBourne, Professor 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
Development and Demonstration of an Effective Optimisation Approach for Large-scale Chemical Production SchedulingLI, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 245,055
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor Dame XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,456,170
Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research HubFlorence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 10,480,463
Future Liquid Metal Engineering HubFan, Professor ZBrunel University LondonBCAST 10,138,665
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,467,090
Industrial Robots-as-a-Service (IRaaS) - Resilient and responsive manufacturing systems enabled by rapidly deployable mobile robotsLohse, Dr NLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,436,069
National Hub in High Value Photonic ManufacturingPayne, Professor Sir DNUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 10,355,490
Redistributed Manufacturing in Deployed Medical Care Network PlusPhillips, Professor WEUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Business and Law 1,741,421
SUSTAIN Manufacturing HubWorsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 10,468,988
Through-life performance: From science to instrumentationStarr, Professor ACranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,228,367
UK Design for Additive Manufacturing NetworkPRADEL, Dr PLoughborough UniversityLoughborough Design School 118,020

Total Number of Grants: 18
Total Value of Grants: £76,562,250

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