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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Synthetic Biology

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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
"Exploiting the syntegron technology platform for assembly and optimisation of complex genetic ensembles"Rosser, Professor SJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,416,353
A novel, fast and efficient resource recycling system for improving the performance of engineered bacteriaStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 445,502
A synthetic biology approach to optimisation of microbial fuel cell electricity productionRosser, Professor SJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 720,982
An engineering platform for rapid prototyping synthetic genetic networksCai, Dr YUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 100,795
An infrastructure for platform technology in synthetic biologyKitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 5,007,845
An New Frontier in Design: The Simulation of Open Engineered Biological SystemsWright, Professor NGNewcastle UniversityCivil Engineering and Geosciences 5,577,007
Bio-derived Feedstocks for Sustainable, UK-Based Manufacture of Chemicals and Pharmaceutical IntermediatesLye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 1,923,246
Biologically Upcycling MetalsHorsfall, Dr LEUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,020,945
Computational Colloids: Engineered bacteria as computational agents in the design and manufacture of new materials and structures.Dade-Robertson, Dr MNewcastle UniversityArchitecture Planning and Landscape 240,435
CONDSYC- CONtextual Design of SYnthetic CircuitsBandiera, Dr LUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 280,667
Development and optimisation of downstream processing for next generation biotherapeuticsBracewell, Professor DGUCLBiochemical Engineering 363,241
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 manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Dr SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Advanced synthetic biology measurement to enable programmable functional biomaterialsEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 963,842
Engineering Fellowships For Growth: Designing Feedback Control in Biology for Robustness and ScalabilityPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,067,518
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Development of SimCells as building blocks for synthetic biologyHuang, Dr WUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 843,225
Engineering Fellowships for Growth: Systems and control engineering framework for robust and efficient synthetic biologyStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 1,016,016
Engineering Living/Synthetic Hybrid Assemblies (LSHAs) as Functional Units for Synthetic BiologyElani, Dr YYImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 294,343
EPSRC and BBSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthetic BiologyPapachristodoulou, Professor AUniversity of OxfordSynthetic Biology DTC 4,750,815
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioprocess Engineering LeadershipLye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 4,424,686
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Emergent Macromolecular Therapies (EMT): A National CDT linked to an EPSRC Centre for Innovative ManufacturingDalby, Professor PAUCLBiochemical Engineering 3,709,815
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,564,927
Experimental Biology and Engineering at the Pilot Scale - Strategic EquipmentDavenport, Dr RJNewcastle UniversityCivil Engineering and Geosciences 1,196,635
Frontier Manufacturing: Scaling up synthetic biologyKitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 5,158,504
Grow-Your-Own Composites: Programming Diverse Material Properties for Defence into Engineered Bacterial CelluloseEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 542,617
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Bioprocessing Engineering LeadershipTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 6,484,432
Kinetic Switches: Exploiting Feedback in Enzyme MicroparticlesHowse, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 296,733
Liquid Fuel and bioEnergy Supply from CO2 ReductionYu, Dr EHNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 1,924,296
Mathematical Foundations of Information and Decisions in Dynamic Cell SignallingRand, Professor DAUniversity of WarwickMathematics 356,217
Nanofibre scale-up and industrial validation - Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst Translation and Industrial Research AwardsBracewell, Professor DGUCLBiochemical Engineering 608,612
Orthogonal Modules Engineered for Synthetic Protein- and Microbial-NetworksHowarth, Professor MRUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 372,234
Self-disclosing protective materials using synthetic gene networksHoward, Dr TPNewcastle UniversitySch of Biology 653,245
Supercharged enzyme-polymer surfactant bioblocks for the preparation of organophosphate decontaminating materialsPerriman, Dr AWUniversity of BristolCellular and Molecular Medicine 357,292
SynbiCITE - an Imperial College led Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) in Synthetic BiologyKitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 5,074,187
SynBICite - Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Synthetic Biology - 24 month reviewKitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 2,010,816
SynbiCITE - Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Synthetic Biology - Collaborative Programme - Tranche 1Kitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 2,907,115
Synthetic Biology applications to Water Supply and RemediationBeaumont, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 5,191,661
Synthetic Portabolomics: Leading the way at the crossroads of the Digital and the Bio EconomiesKrasnogor, Professor NNewcastle UniversityComputing Sciences 4,353,851
The Synthetic Biological Engineering of Self-Assembling Micro-Hearts for Cardiac Drug TestingBalint, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 355,703
Towards a Bio-based Manufacturing Platform for High Strength Aramid (Aromatic Polyamide) Synthetic Fibres Using Synthetic BiologyScrutton, Professor NSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 400,872
Towards a Universal Biological-Cell Operating System (AUdACiOuS)Krasnogor, Professor NNewcastle UniversityComputing Sciences 691,643

Total Number of Grants: 44
Total Value of Grants: £79,746,675

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