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EPSRC Support by Research Areas in Theme (Energy)

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 in question is currently constituted.

Please note: this is a dynamic database reflecting the current grants portfolio by Research Area within a Theme. Therefore, the number and value of grants within a Research Area will not match exactly the thematic Research Area distributions given at EPSRC's portfolio.

Research AreaNumber of GrantsProportional Value (£)
Bioenergy14 8,116,867
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering1 81,706
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics1 81,706
Built Environment2 343,869
Carbon Capture and Storage9 10,514,145
Catalysis8 11,150,431
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms3 443,415
Combustion Engineering2 127,045
Complexity Science1 1,074,928
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry1 319,328
Control Engineering2 152,988
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics8 4,781,629
Electrochemical Sciences4 1,137,192
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)36 40,089,259
Energy Networks21 17,993,704
Energy Storage33 25,588,949
Engineering Design2 332,667
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics11 2,520,491
Fossil fuel power generation2 157,334
Fuel Cell Technology10 6,637,447
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics2 241,718
Hydrogen and Alternative Energy Vectors11 4,027,897
Information Systems1 2,969,427
Infrastructure and Urban Systems10 6,291,115
Manufacturing Technologies13 4,966,907
Marine Wave and Tidal8 11,318,578
Materials Engineering - Ceramics2 852,929
Materials Engineering - Composites7 1,368,453
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys10 1,975,394
Materials For Energy Applications20 18,592,053
Microelectronics Device Technology5 4,327,843
Nuclear Fission79 57,171,545
Operational research4 2,342,218
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits3 568,818
Particle Technology1 81,706
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems9 981,096
Photonic Materials1 81,949
Plasma and Lasers5 2,413,056
Polymer Materials7 1,465,455
Process Systems: Components and Integration8 6,368,500
Resource Efficiency1 537,464
RF & Microwave Devices2 198,101
Robotics5 3,117,463
Sensors and Instrumentation7 2,810,859
Solar Technology32 12,736,905
Spintronics1 40,853
Statistics and Applied Probability1 576,855
Structural Engineering1 220,257
Superconductivity2 131,084
Synthetic Biology1 384,859
Synthetic Organic Chemistry1 75,911
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry1 278,815
UK Magnetic Fusion Research Programme1 43,231,603
Water Engineering3 1,419,021
Whole Energy Systems21 35,461,220
Wind Power11 11,880,116