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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 (£)
Analytical Science1 43,896
Artificial Intelligence Technologies2 30,225
Bioenergy5 6,891,567
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering1 81,706
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics3 630,770
Built Environment5 543,205
Carbon Capture and Storage8 11,130,816
Catalysis8 10,505,519
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms5 751,769
Combustion Engineering6 1,597,929
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry1 998,927
Control Engineering2 163,522
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics10 1,863,962
Electrochemical Sciences9 956,171
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)69 59,962,417
Energy Networks28 17,209,759
Energy Storage48 28,480,180
Engineering Design2 340,751
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics15 2,727,672
Fuel Cell Technology5 3,156,433
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics3 519,032
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology2 1,036,892
Ground Engineering4 1,360,216
Hydrogen and Alternative Energy Vectors48 23,019,875
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems2 640,469
Image and Vision Computing1 56,609
Information Systems1 2,969,427
Infrastructure and Urban Systems9 4,728,781
Light Matter Interaction and Optical Phenomena1 38,293
Manufacturing Technologies10 3,859,570
Marine Wave and Tidal26 15,914,481
Materials Engineering - Ceramics3 935,009
Materials Engineering - Composites5 1,020,993
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys8 1,536,895
Materials For Energy Applications25 10,135,894
Non-Linear Systems1 84,887
Nuclear Fission52 39,170,388
Operational Research5 1,893,013
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits1 624,568
Particle Technology1 81,706
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems8 3,655,132
Photonic Materials1 1,029,404
Plasma and Lasers1 1,115,686
Polymer Materials6 2,059,882
Process Systems: Components and Integration8 4,812,716
Robotics4 3,274,509
Sensors and Instrumentation1 40,853
Solar Technology37 23,381,193
Spintronics1 40,853
Statistics and Applied Probability1 84,887
Structural Engineering1 270,939
Superconductivity1 40,853
Surface Science2 2,444,970
Synthetic Coordination Chemistry1 340,163
Water Engineering1 162,563
Whole Energy Systems39 35,171,526
Wind Power20 8,961,769