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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 Science5 1,949,294
Artificial Intelligence Technologies7 2,014,502
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics2 2,260,094
Bioenergy3 366,550
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering12 8,997,268
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics4 3,127,194
Built Environment1 230,407
Catalysis23 21,620,203
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 242,724
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms4 968,477
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)8 3,603,506
Complex Fluids & Rheology9 10,932,158
Complexity Science2 825,592
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry2 473,627
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure1 13,114
Control Engineering7 2,098,439
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 Design59 28,248,179
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics3 1,363,285
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics4 2,326,230
Geometry & Topology1 139,547
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology7 7,182,336
Human Communication in ICT1 560,504
Human-Computer Interaction6 2,263,987
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems2 732,897
Image and Vision Computing1 270,550
Information Systems4 2,971,125
Manufacturing Technologies245 196,922,348
Materials Engineering - Ceramics6 4,662,667
Materials Engineering - Composites26 16,429,526
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys26 35,798,757
Materials For Energy Applications6 2,202,092
Microelectronics Design1 446,246
Microelectronics Device Technology10 8,020,189
Microsystems5 1,773,417
Operational research28 16,993,572
Optical Communications3 3,326,744
Optical Devices and Subsystems11 11,623,095
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits24 23,101,417
Particle Technology17 11,961,700
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems13 16,171,054
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing7 2,442,711
Photonic materials3 2,667,547
Plasma and Lasers2 1,800,422
Polymer Materials9 3,928,972
Process Systems: Components and Integration48 39,806,973
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
Resource Efficiency7 4,332,813
RF & Microwave Devices6 2,130,586
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics12 4,464,844
Sensors and Instrumentation14 4,888,548
Software Engineering1 288,347
Solar Technology2 743,111
Structural Engineering3 1,807,398
Surface Science2 470,237
Synthetic Biology7 10,330,381
Synthetic Organic Chemistry3 5,985,608
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 1,165,864
Verification and Correctness1 480,578