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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 1,625,328
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics1 1,416,713
Bioenergy6 715,893
Biological Informatics1 152,075
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering9 7,438,604
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics4 3,127,194
Built Environment1 258,637
Catalysis22 13,756,525
Chemical Reaction Dynamics and Mechanisms5 2,316,336
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)8 3,580,207
Complex Fluids & Rheology10 11,919,728
Complexity Science2 825,592
Computational & Theoretical Chemistry2 473,627
Control Engineering9 2,916,312
Displays3 2,675,946
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics4 2,885,103
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)7 6,762,335
Energy Networks2 484,481
Energy Storage4 1,009,731
Engineering Design55 25,241,592
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics4 1,663,472
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics5 5,579,304
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 5,648,647
Manufacturing Technologies236 182,227,512
Materials Engineering - Ceramics7 5,830,473
Materials Engineering - Composites26 19,052,920
Materials Engineering - Metals & Alloys24 35,305,141
Materials For Energy Applications7 4,597,633
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,179
Microelectronics Design1 446,210
Microelectronics Device Technology17 15,657,639
Microsystems5 1,773,417
Nuclear Fission1 3,292,382
Numerical Analysis2 849,470
Operational research33 18,414,195
Optical Communications4 5,483,607
Optical Devices and Subsystems13 15,397,454
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits26 28,351,518
Particle Technology18 13,166,902
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems12 14,736,795
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing5 1,635,948
Photonic materials5 4,596,531
Plasma and Lasers2 1,800,422
Polymer Materials10 4,265,846
Process Systems: Components and Integration51 37,476,705
Quantum Optics and Information1 383,309
Resource Efficiency6 3,781,942
RF & Microwave Devices5 2,915,871
RF & MW Communications1 152,459
Robotics15 4,906,820
Sensors and Instrumentation9 2,533,991
Software Engineering1 288,347
Solar Technology2 526,484
Statistics and Applied Probability1 99,001
Structural Engineering2 784,873
Surface Science3 1,814,134
Synthetic Biology7 9,222,421
Synthetic Organic Chemistry4 7,264,377
Synthetic Supramolecular Chemistry2 1,165,864
Verification and Correctness1 480,578
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses1 168,188