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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 Science6 1,130,945
Artificial Intelligence Technologies3 1,625,328
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics3 1,666,634
Bioenergy6 715,893
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering9 6,859,458
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics4 3,127,194
Built Environment2 268,615
Catalysis26 16,312,178
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 37,256
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms4 2,023,713
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)9 4,004,572
Complex Fluids & Rheology15 12,425,886
Complexity Science2 825,592
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry2 473,627
Control Engineering9 2,916,312
Displays3 2,675,946
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics1 210,755
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)7 6,771,950
Energy Networks1 421,511
Energy Storage4 1,009,731
Engineering Design66 24,736,733
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics4 531,431
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics5 5,579,304
Geometry & Topology1 94,476
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology13 14,653,102
Graphics and Visualisation2 648,319
Ground Engineering1 9,978
Human Communication in ICT2 637,589
Human-Computer Interaction9 1,879,674
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems1 580,438
Image and Vision Computing2 275,858
Information Systems8 5,742,138
Manufacturing Technologies241 176,148,773
Materials Engineering - Ceramics8 5,868,925
Materials Engineering - Composites28 18,929,220
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys27 32,708,525
Materials For Energy Applications6 3,683,721
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,179
Microelectronics Design1 446,210
Microelectronics Device Technology15 12,629,319
Microsystems5 1,449,038
Nuclear Fission1 3,292,382
Numerical Analysis3 943,946
Operational research35 18,559,200
Optical Communications4 5,483,607
Optical Devices and Subsystems12 15,002,714
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits28 28,542,060
Particle Technology18 13,166,902
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems13 15,456,600
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing4 1,076,933
Photonic materials5 4,596,531
Plasma and Lasers3 1,818,022
Polymer Materials14 5,724,321
Process Systems: Components and Integration60 41,216,156
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
Resource Efficiency7 3,801,633
RF & Microwave Devices5 2,915,871
Robotics15 4,906,820
Sensors and Instrumentation9 2,455,125
Software Engineering1 288,347
Solar Technology2 526,484
Statistics and Applied Probability1 99,001
Structural Engineering2 784,873
Surface Science3 1,814,134
Synthetic Biology6 8,605,284
Synthetic Organic Chemistry3 5,471,880
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 1,165,864
Verification and Correctness1 480,578
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses1 168,188
Water Engineering1 72,585