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EPSRC Support by Research Areas 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 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 Science5 1,949,294
Artificial Intelligence Technologies7 1,351,554
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics1 843,381
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering10 5,053,141
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics5 3,240,099
Built Environment5 367,983
Carbon Capture and Storage1 515,958
Catalysis16 19,622,013
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 242,724
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms6 835,118
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)6 1,837,116
Complex Fluids & Rheology8 10,144,628
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering3 437,326
Displays1 406,366
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics5 7,007,590
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)5 1,592,503
Energy Networks2 484,481
Energy Storage3 1,531,509
Engineering Design58 29,392,075
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics2 1,338,056
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics4 2,326,230
Geometry & Topology1 139,547
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology3 2,584,306
Human Communication in ICT1 560,504
Human-Computer Interaction6 2,263,987
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems1 152,459
Image and Vision Computing1 270,550
Information Systems1 196,512
Infrastructure and Urban Systems3 101,491
Manufacturing Technologies221 163,605,381
Materials Engineering - Ceramics4 4,325,474
Materials Engineering - Composites28 14,634,946
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys21 29,954,954
Materials For Energy Applications3 1,169,155
Microelectronics Device Technology7 4,259,372
Microsystems6 1,517,442
Operational research17 13,663,664
Optical Communications2 1,541,761
Optical Devices and Subsystems7 7,950,461
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits21 21,824,335
Particle Technology13 8,516,660
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems9 13,601,309
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing6 1,992,506
Photonic Materials6 3,316,768
Plasma and Lasers1 517,025
Polymer Materials8 2,902,979
Process Systems: Components and Integration31 27,741,735
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
RF & Microwave Devices5 2,056,285
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics7 3,106,516
Sensors and Instrumentation16 5,666,459
Software Engineering1 427,929
Solar Technology2 743,111
Structural Engineering3 2,069,818
Surface Science1 220,347
Synthetic Biology3 2,254,569
Synthetic Coordination Chemistry1 112,905
Synthetic Organic Chemistry6 4,770,911
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 346,306