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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 Technologies3 1,625,365
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics2 1,531,891
Bioenergy6 715,893
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering11 7,539,150
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics4 3,127,194
Built Environment1 258,637
Catalysis25 15,537,684
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 37,256
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms5 2,316,336
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)8 3,580,207
Complex Fluids & Rheology11 12,230,473
Complexity Science2 825,592
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry2 473,627
Control Engineering10 2,995,391
Displays3 2,675,982
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics4 2,885,103
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)7 6,762,335
Energy Networks2 484,481
Energy Storage5 1,525,697
Engineering Design61 28,228,389
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics6 1,738,889
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics7 5,796,850
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology11 13,457,888
Graphics and Visualisation2 648,319
Human Communication in ICT3 1,198,093
Human-Computer Interaction9 2,114,039
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems2 732,897
Image and Vision Computing2 275,858
Information Systems7 5,648,699
Manufacturing Technologies253 194,572,161
Materials Engineering - Ceramics9 6,161,064
Materials Engineering - Composites28 19,496,228
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys29 36,350,016
Materials For Energy Applications8 4,744,022
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,179
Microelectronics Design1 446,246
Microelectronics Device Technology17 15,657,639
Microsystems5 1,773,417
Nuclear Fission1 3,292,382
Numerical Analysis2 849,470
Operational research34 18,446,461
Optical Communications4 5,483,751
Optical Devices and Subsystems13 15,397,526
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits26 28,351,590
Particle Technology18 13,170,330
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems13 17,804,369
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing5 1,635,948
Photonic materials5 4,596,531
Plasma and Lasers2 1,800,422
Polymer Materials12 4,606,062
Process Systems: Components and Integration59 42,006,265
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
Resource Efficiency7 3,801,633
RF & Microwave Devices6 3,044,862
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics16 4,985,884
Sensors and Instrumentation11 2,686,923
Software Engineering1 288,347
Solar Technology2 526,484
Statistics and Applied Probability1 99,001
Structural Engineering3 1,807,398
Surface Science3 1,814,134
Synthetic Biology9 10,860,327
Synthetic Organic Chemistry4 7,265,207
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 1,165,864
Verification and Correctness1 480,578
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses1 168,188