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EPSRC Support by Research Topic in Robotics & Autonomy

We classify grants using one or more research topics. Value is the total value of the grants awarded, not the proportion assigned to different research topics, so it does not show the level of investment in different research areas.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
2020 Core Equipment for UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 1,898,076
A Platform for Hybrid Manufacturing Process researchHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,675,630
ACE-OPS: From Autonomy to Cognitive assistance in Emergency OPerationSTrigoni, Dr NUniversity of OxfordComputer Science 1,215,068
ActiveAI - active learning and selective attention for robust, transparent and efficient AIPhilippides, Professor AUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 953,584
Aerial Additive Building Manufacturing: Distributed Unmanned Aerial Systems for in-situ manufacturing of the built environmentKovac, Professor MImperial College LondonAeronautics 2,317,561
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
Applied Off-site and On-site Collective Multi-Robot Autonomous Building ManufacturingStuart-Smith, Mr RUCLComputer Science 1,201,254
Automatic Posture and Balance Support for Supernumerary Robotic LimbsFarkhatdinov, Dr IIQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 373,313
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveTyrrell, Professor AUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,012,141
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveWinfield, Professor AFTUniversity of the West of EnglandBristol Robotics Laboratory 458,032
Autonomous Robot Evolution: Cradle To GraveHart, Professor EEdinburgh Napier UniversityComputing 366,413
Brains on Board: Neuromorphic Control of Flying RobotsMarshall, Professor JARUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 4,816,675
BURG: Benchmarks for UndeRstanding GraspingLeonardis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Computer Science 357,129
CASCADE (Complex Autonomous aircraft Systems Configuration, Analysis and Design Exploratory)Scanlan, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 4,448,296
CORSMAL: Collaborative object recognition, shared manipulation and learningCavallaro, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 302,906
Digital navigation of chemical space for functionRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 8,699,373
Digital RoadsBrilakis, Dr IUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,780,338
DroneNoise: Addressing Public Health and Wellbeing Harms for a Sustainable Drone SectorMartinez, Dr AJTUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 285,465
EMERGENCE: Tackling Frailty - Facilitating the Emergence of Healthcare Robots from Labs into ServiceCaleb-Solly, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Computer Science 708,126
Engineering Fellowship for Growth - Neuromorphic Printed Tactile Skin (NeuPRINTSKIN) (Ext)Dahiya, Professor RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,069,414
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Hedges, Dr P AUniversity of CambridgeVice-Chancellor's Office 1,680,207
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdSHanheide, Professor MAUniversity of LincolnSchool of Computer Science 6,908,130
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and SystemsOsborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 5,266,183
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Osborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,597,032
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Osborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,597,032
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Osborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,597,032
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Osborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,597,032
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded IntelligenceConway, Professor PLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 3,592,874
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous and Robotic Systems - FARSCOPEHauser, Dr HUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,930,858
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous Robotic Systems (FARSCOPE-TU: Towards Ubiquity)Richards, Professor AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,846,104
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CDT-RAS)Hastie, Professor HFHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 6,905,220
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in EdinburghHastie, Professor HFHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 5,784,697
From Sensing to Collaboration: Engineering, Exploring and Exploiting the Building Blocks of Embodied Intelligence - An EPSRC Programme GrantPosner, Professor IUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 5,994,620
Future AI and Robotics Hub for Space (FAIR-SPACE)Sweeting, Professor Sir MUniversity of SurreySurrey Space Centre Academic 8,602,141
Getting a grip: from the science of robotic attachment to innovation and deploymentSareh, Dr SRoyal College of ArtSchool of Design 404,099
HEAP: Human-Guided Learning and Benchmarking of Robotic Heap SortingKucukyilmaz, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Computer Science 403,985
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020Pender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 655,000
High-accuracy robotic system for precise object manipulation (HARISOM)Branson III, Dr D TUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 672,068
Human Centred Robotics for Next-generation Flexible ManufacturingYang, Professor CUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 492,351
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
INSTINCT - INtuitive Soft, stiffness-controllable hapTic INterfaCe for soft Tissue palpation during robot-assisted minimally invasive surgeryWurdemann, Professor HUCLMechanical Engineering 357,167
Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling ObjectsMikolajczyk, Dr KImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 397,394
Light Actuated MicrorobotsNezhad, Dr MBangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 630,326
Made Smarter Innovation - Research Centre for Smart, Collaborative Industrial RoboticsLohse, Dr NLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 4,821,585
MAN^3: huMAN-inspired robotic MANipulation for advanced MANufacturingJamone, Dr LQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 310,597
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
National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)Stolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 12,256,862
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
ORCA Stream B - Towards Resident RobotsPetillot, Professor YHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,915,361
Perceiving, Modelling and Interacting with the Object-Based WorldDavison, Professor AJImperial College LondonComputing 2,066,563
Perception-guided robust and reproducible robotic grasping and manipulationStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 347,725
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Prosperity Partnership Call 2 Strategic Students-Dyson and Imperial CollegeDavison, Professor AJImperial College LondonComputing 416,592
QMUL EPSRC Core Equipment Bid: Q-Arena - a multidisciplinary research environment for human-centred robotics and interactive engineeringWang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 497,496
REcoVER: Learning algorithms for REsilient and VErsatile RobotsCully, Dr AImperial College LondonComputing 285,285
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of OxfordPrimary Care Health Sciences 211,170
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
Robot In-hand Dexterous manipulation by extracting data from human manipulation of objects to improve robotic autonomy and dexterity - InDexResende Faria, Dr DAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 358,731
RoboTest: : Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsCavalcanti, Professor ALCUniversity of YorkComputer Science 1,166,973
RoboTest: Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsHierons, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 575,877
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Robotic disassembly technology as a key enabler of autonomous remanufacturingPham, Professor DUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,945,256
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Robotics & Autonomous Systems: EPSRC UK-RAS NetworkRodriguez y Baena, Professor FMImperial College LondonComputing 871,055
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear (RAIN)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 12,807,912
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Plus (RAIN+)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,975,413
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
Self-propelled soft robotic endoscopes for next-generation gastrointestinal surgery (ROBOGAST)Rodriguez y Baena, Professor FMImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 298,586
Semi-autonomous non-invasive surgery: The "outside in" of molecular-targeted theranostics for cancerMcLaughlan, Dr JRUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 666,643
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles SystemRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 351,585
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles System (AUTONOMY)Nallanathan, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 409,171
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles System (AUTONOMY)Deng, Dr YKings College LondonEngineering 432,537
Swarm Social Sound ModulatorsSubramanian, Professor SUCLComputer Science 816,581
TASCC: Secure Cloud-based Distributed Control (SCDC) Systems for Connected Autonomous CarsDianati, Professor MUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,204,116
The Game Theory of Human-Robot InteractionLi, Dr YUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 236,085
Tissue-Responsive Robotic Implants for In Vivo Mechanostimulation-Based Tissue Regeneration (Tissue-RIMOTE)Damian, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 208,559
TRANSITION: Transport safety in automated vehiclesWilkie, Professor RMUniversity of LeedsSchool of Psychology 570,919
UK Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Hub for Offshore Energy Asset Integrity ManagementPetillot, Professor YHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 15,223,235
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems HubRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 11,896,883
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in FunctionalityWindsor, Dr SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,315,004
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in Governance and RegulationRamamoorthy, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 2,631,812
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in ResilienceCalinescu, Dr RUniversity of YorkComputer Science 3,033,178
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in TrustHastie, Professor HFHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 3,056,751
University of Bristol Core Equipment Award 2020Taylor, Professor PCUniversity of BristolResearch and Enterprise Development 773,320
University of Lincoln Core Equipment 2020Hunter, Professor AUniversity of LincolnVice Chancellors Office 455,056
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolComputer Science 402,545

Total Number of Grants: 90
Total Value of Grants: £230,950,982

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