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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 Science6 2,151,907
Artificial Intelligence Technologies7 1,351,554
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics1 843,381
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering12 5,629,616
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics5 3,240,099
Built Environment5 367,983
Carbon Capture and Storage1 515,958
Catalysis16 19,505,072
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry2 298,939
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms6 783,481
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)6 1,606,654
Complex Fluids & Rheology6 9,256,207
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering3 437,326
Displays1 406,366
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics5 7,079,810
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)5 1,592,503
Energy Networks1 62,970
Energy Storage3 1,531,509
Engineering Design63 30,619,994
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics2 1,338,056
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics2 171,590
Geometry & Topology1 139,547
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology3 2,584,306
Human Communication in ICT1 560,504
Human-Computer Interaction4 1,841,552
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems1 152,459
Image and Vision Computing1 270,550
Information Systems1 196,512
Infrastructure and Urban Systems3 101,491
Manufacturing Technologies233 171,549,378
Materials Engineering - Ceramics4 4,325,474
Materials Engineering - Composites27 18,097,641
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys23 19,448,612
Materials For Energy Applications3 747,796
Microelectronics Device Technology5 3,933,984
Microsystems7 2,697,569
Operational research17 13,255,068
Optical Communications2 1,541,761
Optical Devices and Subsystems9 9,598,219
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits21 21,749,451
Particle Technology12 8,313,027
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems12 15,086,931
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing6 1,992,506
Photonic Materials9 4,183,249
Plasma and Lasers1 517,025
Polymer Materials10 3,099,089
Process Systems: Components and Integration30 24,689,517
Quantum Devices, Components and Systems1 105,132
RF & Microwave Devices5 2,056,285
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics7 3,106,516
Sensors and Instrumentation14 5,211,969
Software Engineering1 427,929
Solar Technology2 743,111
Structural Engineering3 2,069,818
Surface Science2 382,437
Synthetic Biology3 2,254,569
Synthetic Coordination Chemistry2 315,517
Synthetic Organic Chemistry7 4,887,917
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 346,306