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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

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. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
2D Materials for Next Generation Healthcare Technologies (2D-Health)Kostarelos, Professor KUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Health Sciences 5,327,896
A Novel Drug-Device Adjuvant Treatment for Radical ProstatectomyDay, Dr RichardUCLMedicine 65,684
A technique to measure stiffness, strength and creep of soft biological tissuesSavin, Dr TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 101,306
Additive manufacturing of advanced medical devices for cartilage regeneration: minimally invasive early interventionJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 1,057,128
Advanced acrylate based hybrid materials for osteochondral regenerationJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 606,488
Advanced Acrylate-Based Hybrid Materials for Osteochondral RegenerationHanna, Adjunct Assoc. Prof. JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 219,274
Antimicrobial filters for hospital air and water systemsRen, Dr GUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Engineering and Technology 218,932
Antimicrobial filters for hospital air and water systemsCiric, Dr LUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 532,527
Aston Multidisciplinary Research for Antimicrobial Resistance: The AMR4AMR projectPitt, Professor ARAston UniversitySch of Life and Health Sciences 729,459
Biocompatible Sterilisable Worm Gels: An Enabling Technology for the Development of Pluripotent Human Stem Cell-based TherapiesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 663,557
Bio-functionalised Nanomaterials for Ultrasensitive BiosensingStevens, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 1,545,346
Bridging the Gaps: Systems-level approaches to antimicrobial resistanceKing, Professor JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Mathematical Sciences 491,232
BristolBridge: Bridging the Gaps between the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Antimicrobial ResistanceMulholland, Professor AJUniversity of BristolChemistry 592,169
Building the Queen's University of Belfast AMR Network (QUBAN)Bell, Professor SEJQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 395,371
Closed loop control systems for optimisation of treatmentMorgan, Professor SPUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 634,068
Creation of a process understanding of chromatographic performance loss during biotherapeutic manufacture: A UK-India partnershipBracewell, Professor DGUCLBiochemical Engineering 471,577
Degradation of vascular devices (de-vasc): a combined engineering and biological approachBryant, Dr MUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 100,985
Design Optimisation of Tissue Scaffolds Using Patient-specific and In Vivo CriteriaChen, Dr YHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 99,733
Determining and exploiting the anti-cancer properties of naked mole-rat hyaluronanFrankel, Dr DanielNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 163,212
Developing a technological platform based on the fundamental understanding of peptide self-assembly for the design of novel biomaterialsSaiani, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,815,952
Developing the NanoKick bioreactor to enable tissue engineered bone graft and use of metabolomics to identify bone specific drug candidatesReid, Professor SUniversity of the West of ScotlandSchool of Engineering 290,447
Developing the NanoKick bioreactor to enable tissue engineered bone graft and use of metabolomics to identify bone specific drug candidates.Dalby, Professor MJUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary, Life Sci 408,772
Development of a 3D human in vitro model of pancreatic beta cell healthYang, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 111,974
Development of a Comprehensive Toolkit for Optimised Tissue Regeneration: Scaffold DOCTRBest, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,402,267
Development of a novel 3D microfluidic assay platform for the assessment of human stem-cell derived epithelial function.Morgan, Professor HUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 149,894
Doctoral Training Centre in Functional NanomaterialsMcMaster, Dr TJUniversity of BristolChemistry 7,154,512
Engineering Biological Science - Processes and Systems for Haematopoietic Stem Cell Based Therapy ManufactureThomas, Dr RJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,294,482
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Building advanced materials to treat vision lossWilliams, Professor RUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 1,232,981
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
Engineering Multi-functional Nanomaterials to Treat Metastatic CancerAl-Jamal, Dr WUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 99,870
Engineering Nitric Oxide Delivery Platforms for Wound Healing ApplicationsD'Sa, Dr RAUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 99,237
Engineering self-assembling silk hydrogels for the delivery of stem cellsSeib, Dr PUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 98,849
Engineering, Physical, Natural Sciences and Medicine Bridging Research in Antimicrobial resistance: Collaboration and Exchange (EMBRACE)Toumazou, Professor CImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 749,583
EPSRC - NIHR Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) Partnership Award - Unify: A network focused on the treatment of fracture non-unionsWilliams, Professor DJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 149,684
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineCoopman, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 3,529,512
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative MedicineHardman, Dr MJUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 4,366,189
EPSRC CDT in Medical Devices & Health TechnologiesConnolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 4,097,771
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Neurotechnology for Life and HealthSchultz, Dr SRImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 4,164,295
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Physical Sciences for Health (Sci-Phy-4-Health)Hannon, Professor MJUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 3,509,723
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and ColloidsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 4,066,457
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of MaterialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 4,226,129
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine; Innovation in Medical and Biological EngineeringTipper, Professor JLUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,334,101
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,666,850
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award 'Plus': IMPRESSCulmer, Dr PRUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 504,951
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award 'Plus': UNIFY PlusWilliams, Professor DJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 364,338
E-TERM, Engineering Tissue Engineering and Regenerative MedicineWilliams, Professor DJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 2,884,739
Evaluation of next generation nanocomposite polymer coated stents incorporating stem cell capture technology for enhanced in situ endothelialisation.Cousins, Dr BUCLSurgery 732,452
Fabrication of antibody functionalized silk fibroin micro-well arrays using reactive inkjet printing for circulating tumour cell captureZhao, Dr XUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 333,657
Fast ASsessment and Treatment in Healthcare (FAST Healthcare)Flewitt, Professor AJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 628,709
Foresight Fellowship in Manufacturing: "High-throughput functionalization of biomaterials for personalized healthcare"Webb, Dr SJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 124,188
Foresight Fellowship in Manufacturing: Defining and Fabricating New Passive Bio-Sensing Wireless Tag TechnologiesBatchelor, Professor JUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 148,602
From Targeted Therapeutics to Next-Generation MedicinesAlexander, Professor CUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 1,330,813
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,317,090
Generation of Multi-Modal Imaging Mesenchymal Stem CellsKalber, Dr T LUCLMedicine 933,494
Harnessing clay nano-particles for stem-cell driven tissue regenerationDawson, Dr JIUniversity of SouthamptonHuman Development and Health 1,049,043
High resolution, multi-material deposition of tissue engineering scaffoldsHuang, Dr YYSUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 99,393
Identifying the Irreversible Mechanical Behaviour of Individual Mineralised Collagen Fibril AssembliesWolfram, Dr UHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 95,775
Image-Guided Intrauterine Minimally Invasive Fetal Diagnosis and TherapyOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 4,966,856
Influence of Surface Properties of New Biomaterials for Catheters on Bacterial Adhesion in UrineZhao, Dr QUniversity of DundeeMechanical Engineering 501,310
Intervention for early stage osteoarthritis or cartilage injuryJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,037,830
Investigating the physical and biological determinants of cancer cell extravasationMoeendarbary, Dr EmadaldinUCLMechanical Engineering 170,892
LSI Doctoral Training Centres - Doctoral Training Centre in Cell & Proteomic TechnologiesCooper, Professor JUniversity of GlasgowInstitute of Biomedical & Life Sciences 4,820,424
LSI Doctoral Training Centres - Medical devices doctoral training centreConnolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 4,612,583
LSI DTCs 2007 - Graduate Academy for tissue engineering and regenerative medicineFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 7,073,464
LSI DTCs 2007-Doctoral Training Centre for Regenerative MedicineCoopman, Dr KLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 7,155,554
Manufacturing automation within the supply chain to ensure patient safetyErkoyuncu, Dr JCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 125,266
Manufacturing bespoke human organs; 3D printed nanocomposite tracheaSong, Dr WUCLSurgery 845,502
Manufacturing Green Nanoparticles for Efficient Cell ManufactureJohnston, Dr KUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 153,808
Mathematical modelling of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery to improve surgical techniquesShearer, Dr TUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 224,323
Mechano-biology of the bone metastatic niche in breast cancerBrown, Professor NicolaUniversity of SheffieldOncology 161,956
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,024,405
Modelling the mechanics of epithelial sheets on soft substrates: nonlinearity, feedback and dissipationDunlop, Dr CUniversity of SurreyMathematics 95,703
Multifunctional Gel Scaffolds for Cell Delivery and Tissue RepairHalacheva, Dr S SUniversity of BoltonCentre for Materials Res and Innovation 99,845
NAMRA - Network for Antimicrobial Resistance ActionLeighton, Professor TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 868,704
Nano Materials and Structures for Superior Implants (Nanoplants)Vaidhyanathan, Professor BLoughborough UniversityMaterials 358,390
Nanostructured gels for intervertebral disc load support and directed regenerationSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 402,685
Nanostructured Polymeric Materials for HealthcareHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,185,824
NEMESIS: NEw Mathematics for Materials Modelling in the Engineering Sciences and Industrial SectorsParnell, Professor WUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 1,094,685
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
Novel Chemical Crosslinking of the Cornea for Treatment of KeratoconusWilliams, Professor RUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 247,693
NOWNANO DTC: A North West Nanoscience Doctoral Training CentreGrigorieva, Professor IUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 4,920,206
Optical Fabrication and Imaging Facility for three-dimensional sub-micron designer materials for bioengineering and photonicsMaier, Professor SAImperial College LondonDept of Physics 10,527
Optimising knee therapies through improved population stratification and precision of the interventionWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,962,447
Organic/Inorganic Hybrid 'Bioinks' for 3D BioprintingPoologasundarampillai, Dr GUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 100,149
Osteoarthritis Technology NetworkPlus (OATech+): a multidisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritisHolt, Professor CCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 968,486
Palladium-activated prodrug therapy: a novel focal therapy for localised cancers of unmet needUnciti-Broceta, Dr AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 1,074,212
Parameters for re-engineering stump skin to alleviate pressure ulcersHiggins, Dr CAImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 484,636
Personalised Pulsatile Materials (PPM)Novakovic, Dr KNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 372,897
Phosphate Bio-mineral-Ultrafast Laser interaction - a pathway for future hard tissue re-engineering (Novel Tool for Surgical technologies) - LUMINJha, Professor AUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 997,424
Predicting cardiovascular biomechanical stiffening due to the interplay of tissue layers with focus on calcific aortic valve diseaseAggarwal, Dr ASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 100,946
Sheffield antimicrobial resistance network - SHAMROKHobbs, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 509,648
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
Structural evolution across multiple time and length scalesWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,656,509
Surface and Interface Toolkit for the Materials Chemistry CommunityWoodley, Dr SMUCLChemistry 693,837
Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: An Interdisciplinary ApproachMalik, Dr DJLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 545,920
Tackling human dental caries by multi-modal correlative microscopy and multi-physics modellingKorsunsky, Professor AMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,768,953
The quantitative analysis of signalling dynamics in breast cancer : an interdisciplinary approachBaum, Dr BuzzUCLMRC Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology 163,944
Theranostic doubly crosslinked microgels: From a new materials class to an injectable load supporting medical deviceSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,278,403
Tomographic imaging of flow and chromophore concentrations in biological tissueArridge, Professor SRUCLComputer Science 505,264
ULTRASPINE: Ultrasound-Enabled Minimally Invasive Disc ReplacementCoussios, Professor CUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,571,940
ULTRASPINE: Ultrasound-Enabled Minimally Invasive Disc ReplacementWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 991,843
Underpinning Multi-User EquipmentRothberg, Professor SJLoughborough UniversityResearch Office 2,000,000

Total Number of Grants: 103
Total Value of Grants: £159,819,448

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).