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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 2,014,502
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics2 2,260,094
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering12 8,993,558
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics4 3,127,194
Built Environment1 230,407
Catalysis17 18,466,189
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 242,724
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms6 835,118
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)5 2,991,221
Complex Fluids & Rheology9 10,932,158
Complexity Science2 825,592
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering5 1,945,990
Displays2 852,612
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics4 2,885,103
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)7 6,762,335
Energy Networks2 484,481
Energy Storage4 1,682,637
Engineering Design58 28,961,171
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics3 1,363,285
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics4 2,326,230
Geometry & Topology1 139,547
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology6 6,954,873
Human Communication in ICT1 560,504
Human-Computer Interaction6 2,263,987
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems2 732,897
Image and Vision Computing1 270,550
Information Systems4 2,971,125
Manufacturing Technologies238 193,122,094
Materials Engineering - Ceramics6 4,662,667
Materials Engineering - Composites29 17,217,482
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys24 36,492,458
Materials For Energy Applications6 2,202,092
Microelectronics Design1 446,246
Microelectronics Device Technology9 7,970,435
Microsystems5 1,773,417
Operational research22 15,455,962
Optical Communications3 3,326,744
Optical Devices and Subsystems9 11,212,947
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits22 22,478,781
Particle Technology16 11,911,946
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems11 15,284,855
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing7 2,442,711
Photonic materials4 2,834,162
Plasma and Lasers2 1,800,422
Polymer Materials10 3,958,680
Process Systems: Components and Integration41 37,186,878
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
Resource Efficiency8 4,414,553
RF & Microwave Devices5 2,056,285
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics9 4,279,403
Sensors and Instrumentation13 4,629,796
Software Engineering1 288,347
Solar Technology2 743,111
Structural Engineering2 1,037,398
Surface Science2 470,237
Synthetic Biology7 10,331,756
Synthetic Organic Chemistry7 6,370,633
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 1,165,864
Verification and Correctness1 480,578