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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Microsystems

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 (£)
A lab-on-a-chip for characterising and sorting cancer cellsYang, Dr XCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 100,808
Application for Strategic Equipment: Wafer Bonder at LCNDonaldson, Professor N. de N.UCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 19,919
Bid for new Electron-Beam Lithography ToolCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 2,000,000
Complex flows and optics to model topographical substrate design: Solar panel application balancing superhydrophobicity and concentrated photovoltaicsSibley, Dr D NLoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 100,692
Computing with Liquid MarblesAdamatzky, Professor AUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 727,811
Development of a multipurpose small animal phantom for pre-clinical radiotherapy studiesGreenman, Professor JUniversity of HullBiological Sciences 193,197
Dielectrophersis Control of InAs based Nanowires for bio sensingSandall, Dr I CUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 100,989
Direct numerical modelling of interfacial transport mechanisms at microscaleDenner, Dr FImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 287,407
Droplet-based Microfluidic Platform for Intracellular Ion Channel Drug DiscoveryZagnoni, Dr MUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 298,108
Droplet-based Microfluidic Platform for Intracellular Ion Channel Drug DiscoveryWoolhead, Dr CAUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary, Life Sci 224,752
Enabling Next Generation Additive ManufacturingHague, Professor RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,852,466
Engineering van der Waals heterostructures: from atomic level layer-by-layer assembly to printable innovative devicesNovoselov, Professor KUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 4,056,135
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics across ScalesVassilicos, Professor JCImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 4,279,853
EPSRC IRC in Early-Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious DiseasesMcKendry, Professor RAUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 11,057,929
Fast ASsessment and Treatment in Healthcare (FAST Healthcare)Flewitt, Professor AJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 628,709
Flexible and stretchable force sensor for static and dynamic measurements (FlexFo)Mastropaolo, Dr EUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 100,965
Fluid processes in smart microengineered devices: Hydrodynamics and thermodynamics in microspaceGavriilidis, Professor AUCLChemical Engineering 544,759
Fluid processes in smart microengineered devices: Hydrodynamics and thermodynamics in microspaceKalliadasis, Professor SImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 507,268
Frontier Manufacturing: Scaling up synthetic biologyKitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 5,158,504
High Frequency Flexural Ultrasonic Transducers (HiFFUT) - a new class of transducerDixon, Professor SMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,194,109
Integrated GaN-Diamond Microwave Electronics: From Materials, Transistors to MMICsKuball, Professor MUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,325,358
Integrated III-V HaemocytometerSmowton, Professor PMCardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 688,878
Integrated microfluidic platform with MEMS cantilever for the early detection of prostate cancer using dry mass sensingCharmet, Dr JUniversity of WarwickWMG 101,079
Integrated Plasma Source Focused Ion Beam with Scanning Electron MicroscopeWatts, Professor JUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 789,139
Lab-on-an-Organ: A droplet based portable continuous chemical sensorNiu, Dr XUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 678,310
LSI Doctoral Training Centres - Doctoral Training Centre in Cell & Proteomic TechnologiesCooper, Professor JUniversity of GlasgowInstitute of Biomedical & Life Sciences 4,820,424
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 421,775
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsWood, Professor DDurham, University ofEngineering 319,300
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsNewton, Dr MINottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 11,979
Multi-modal Manufacturing of Medical Devices (4MD)Hand, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,302,969
Multiscale Analysis of Complex Interfacial Phenomena (MACIPh): Coarse graining, Molecular modelling, stochasticity, and experimentationKalliadasis, Professor SImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 1,616,110
Nano-agents for read / write microscopy and nano-macro bridgingClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,479,543
Self-Propelled Droplet Motion on Gradient Slippery Liquid Infused Porous Surfaces (G-SLIPS)Wells, Dr GGNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 99,037
Sonopill: minimally invasive gastrointestinal diagnosis and therapyCochran, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,210,627
Stimuli-responsive gel based microfluidic switchXU, Dr BBNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 97,813
TERACELL: Integrated Microwave-to-Terahertz Sensors for label-free circulating tumour cell detectionKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 1,255,009
Thin Film Acoustic Wave Platform for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFu, Dr RYNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 346,416
Thin Film Platform Technologies for Conformable and Mechanically Flexible BiosensorsFranke, Professor TUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 357,374
Translational alliance in biophotonics for cytometrySummers, Professor HSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 201,932
UK Consortium on Mesoscale Engineering Sciences (UKCOMES)Luo, Professor KHUCLMechanical Engineering 397,424
Ultrasonic cell handling and manipulation for microfluidic detection and analysis systems.Glynne-Jones, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 840,995
Underpinning Multi-User EquipmentRothberg, Professor SJLoughborough UniversityResearch Office 2,000,000
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 6,565,143

Total Number of Grants: 44
Total Value of Grants: £70,274,574

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