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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 1,737,532
Artificial Intelligence Technologies6 1,021,023
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics2 3,647,851
Biological Informatics1 156,944
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering16 8,594,011
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics2 188,503
Built Environment2 65,856
Carbon Capture and Storage2 729,207
Catalysis11 15,206,846
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry3 684,451
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms6 880,623
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)6 1,480,029
Complex Fluids & Rheology10 5,780,078
Condensed Matter: Magnetism and Magnetic Materials1 226,505
Control Engineering8 1,688,182
Databases2 237,951
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics3 4,678,875
Electrochemical Sciences2 538,308
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)4 1,521,117
Energy Storage2 1,292,058
Engineering Design52 29,534,647
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics7 3,178,266
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics7 1,476,767
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology1 50,496
Human-Computer Interaction4 4,743,149
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems1 75,899
Image and Vision Computing4 94,848
Information Systems9 3,053,905
Infrastructure and Urban Systems2 65,856
Manufacturing Technologies201 165,331,923
Materials Engineering - Ceramics3 3,370,200
Materials Engineering - Composites25 15,837,268
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys17 18,745,407
Materials For Energy Applications4 907,630
Mathematical Analysis1 101,289
Mathematical Biology1 104,630
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 383,908
Microelectronics Design1 72,675
Microelectronics Device Technology1 218,025
Microsystems8 2,783,079
Nuclear Fission1 299,873
Numerical Analysis4 704,982
Operational research17 14,364,169
Optical Communications1 924,082
Optical Devices and Subsystems8 9,936,348
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits14 17,841,835
Particle Technology14 3,703,919
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems12 9,662,237
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing4 2,139,421
Photonic Materials6 1,981,622
Plasma and Lasers1 259,085
Polymer Materials13 3,746,727
Process Systems: Components and Integration26 18,801,371
Quantum Devices, Components and Systems1 105,132
RF & Microwave Devices1 462,390
Robotics3 1,139,305
Sensors and Instrumentation17 5,631,429
Software Engineering1 427,929
Solar Technology3 960,573
Statistics and Applied Probability1 81,273
Structural Engineering3 2,266,698
Surface Science1 162,090
Synthetic Biology5 3,124,110
Synthetic Coordination Chemistry2 315,517
Synthetic Organic Chemistry6 3,345,507
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry1 56,452