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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 & Rheology8 10,144,628
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering3 437,326
Displays1 406,366
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics6 7,290,566
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)5 1,592,503
Energy Networks2 484,481
Energy Storage3 1,531,509
Engineering Design62 31,497,956
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 Interaction3 1,595,236
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems1 152,459
Image and Vision Computing1 270,550
Information Systems1 196,512
Infrastructure and Urban Systems3 101,491
Manufacturing Technologies229 168,633,106
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 Technology6 4,144,740
Microsystems6 1,312,640
Operational research16 13,230,562
Optical Communications2 1,541,761
Optical Devices and Subsystems8 8,213,290
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits22 22,040,755
Particle Technology14 8,607,959
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems12 15,086,931
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing5 1,922,130
Photonic Materials8 3,352,292
Plasma and Lasers1 517,025
Polymer Materials10 3,099,089
Process Systems: Components and Integration29 24,591,495
Quantum Devices, Components and Systems1 105,132
RF & Microwave Devices5 2,056,285
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics6 3,005,026
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