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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 Science10 2,341,602
Artificial Intelligence Technologies7 1,351,554
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics1 843,381
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering14 5,369,974
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics6 3,315,697
Built Environment5 367,983
Carbon Capture and Storage2 710,007
Catalysis11 15,334,364
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry2 105,487
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms6 783,481
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)7 1,751,705
Complex Fluids & Rheology5 7,645,140
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering3 437,326
Displays1 406,366
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics5 7,139,622
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)3 1,381,095
Energy Networks1 62,970
Energy Storage3 1,621,136
Engineering Design59 34,872,258
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics5 2,490,156
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics5 647,297
Geometry & Topology1 139,547
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology2 1,267,336
Human Communication in ICT1 560,504
Human-Computer Interaction4 5,295,198
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems1 152,459
Image and Vision Computing4 94,848
Information Systems2 932,102
Infrastructure and Urban Systems3 101,491
Manufacturing Technologies231 165,351,988
Materials Engineering - Ceramics5 4,394,111
Materials Engineering - Composites29 15,639,713
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys20 18,709,041
Materials For Energy Applications4 849,013
Microelectronics Device Technology3 2,616,171
Microsystems8 2,748,132
Operational research15 12,666,553
Optical Communications2 1,541,761
Optical Devices and Subsystems7 9,111,443
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits19 19,483,755
Particle Technology13 6,672,031
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems10 9,142,861
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing5 1,922,130
Photonic Materials10 4,259,040
Plasma and Lasers1 517,025
Polymer Materials14 3,418,050
Process Systems: Components and Integration31 22,213,474
Quantum Devices, Components and Systems1 105,132
RF & Microwave Devices3 1,795,230
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics4 2,293,195
Sensors and Instrumentation17 5,386,824
Software Engineering1 427,929
Solar Technology3 888,509
Structural Engineering3 2,069,818
Surface Science2 382,437
Synthetic Biology3 2,277,069
Synthetic Coordination Chemistry2 315,517
Synthetic Organic Chemistry9 5,115,906
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 346,306