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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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences: Upgrade of the Leicester 800MHz NMR for Structural Biology and Drug DiscoveryVuister, Professor G WUniversity of LeicesterMolecular and Cell Biology 928,156
A novel, fast and efficient resource recycling system for improving the performance of engineered bacteriaStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 445,502
A semi-autonomous robot synthetic biologist for industrial biodesign and manufacturingBaldwin, Dr GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 884,199
An engineering platform for rapid prototyping synthetic genetic networksCai, Professor YUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 100,795
An New Frontier in Design: The Simulation of Open Engineered Biological SystemsWright, Professor NGNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 5,577,007
AUTOMATIC CELL FATE ENGINEERING USING MICROFLUIDICS DEVICESMarucci, Dr LUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 250,704
Bayesian modelling for developmental systems biologyWild, Professor DLUniversity of WarwickStatistics 49,183
Biologically Upcycling MetalsHorsfall, Dr LEUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,020,945
CONDSYC- CONtextual Design of SYnthetic CircuitsBandiera, Dr LUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 280,667
Design the Future 2ZHANG, Dr MNorthumbria, University ofFac of Health and Life Sciences 164,124
Design the Future 2: Thinking Soils: Engineered bacteria as computational agents in the design and manufacture of new materials and structuresDade-Robertson, Dr MNewcastle UniversityArchitecture Planning and Landscape 598,309
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 SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
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 4,752,587
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 4,567,298
Experimental Biology and Engineering at the Pilot Scale - Strategic EquipmentDavenport, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,196,635
Frontier Manufacturing: Scaling up synthetic biologyKitney, Professor RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 5,158,504
Future Vaccine Manufacturing Hub: Advancing the manufacture and deployment of cost effective vaccinesShattock, Professor RJImperial College LondonDept of Medicine 9,947,570
Genetically Encoded Nucleic Acid Control ArchitecturesStan, Dr GVImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 642,353
Grow-Your-Own Composites: Programming Diverse Material Properties for Defence into Engineered Bacterial CelluloseEllis, Dr TMImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 542,617
Liquid Fuel and bioEnergy Supply from CO2 ReductionYu, Dr EHNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,924,296
Mathematical Foundations of Information and Decisions in Dynamic Cell SignallingRand, Professor DAUniversity of WarwickMathematics 356,217
Multiscale characterization of complex materials using a combination of atomic force microscopy and optical coherence tomographyChen, Dr JNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 487,050
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 Natural Sciences & Env Sciences 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
SynBio3D: Establishing the engineering fundamentals of three-dimensional synthetic biologyGoni-Moreno, Dr ANewcastle UniversitySch of Computer Science 101,057
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 UniversitySch of Computer Science 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

Total Number of Grants: 44
Total Value of Grants: £76,050,002

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