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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 Science4 904,067
Artificial Intelligence Technologies6 1,847,788
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics2 2,260,094
Bioenergy4 400,044
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering12 8,997,268
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics4 3,127,194
Built Environment1 230,407
Catalysis25 22,315,042
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 242,724
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms3 766,250
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)7 3,026,993
Complex Fluids & Rheology8 8,049,593
Complexity Science2 825,592
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry2 473,627
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering8 2,718,933
Displays2 852,612
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics4 2,885,103
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)7 6,762,335
Energy Networks2 484,481
Energy Storage4 1,682,637
Engineering Design60 29,563,215
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics4 1,663,472
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics4 2,326,230
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology8 8,034,141
Human Communication in ICT2 1,029,905
Human-Computer Interaction7 2,512,185
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems2 732,897
Image and Vision Computing1 270,550
Information Systems7 5,270,190
Manufacturing Technologies245 196,660,044
Materials Engineering - Ceramics6 4,662,667
Materials Engineering - Composites28 17,942,487
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys25 36,986,616
Materials For Energy Applications6 2,202,092
Microelectronics Design1 446,246
Microelectronics Device Technology11 8,825,268
Microsystems5 1,773,417
Numerical Analysis1 750,469
Operational research30 18,367,708
Optical Communications3 3,326,744
Optical Devices and Subsystems11 11,623,095
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits24 23,101,417
Particle Technology17 11,523,941
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems14 17,365,612
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing7 2,442,711
Photonic materials3 2,667,547
Plasma and Lasers2 1,800,422
Polymer Materials10 4,444,435
Process Systems: Components and Integration51 39,237,448
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
Resource Efficiency6 4,100,519
RF & Microwave Devices5 1,668,196
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics13 4,840,499
Sensors and Instrumentation13 3,159,009
Software Engineering1 288,347
Solar Technology2 743,111
Structural Engineering3 1,807,398
Surface Science3 492,446
Synthetic Biology7 10,330,381
Synthetic Organic Chemistry3 5,985,608
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 1,165,864
Verification and Correctness1 480,578