Responsive Manufacturing Call

Key information

Funding available or maximum/minimum amount available: EPSRC will provide up to £10 million (Research Council Contribution) to support a number of research projects.

Type of funding: Standard Research Grant

UKRI funder(s), lead council listed first: EPSRC


This call is open only to those who were successful at the outline stage of the Responsive Manufacturing call and have been invited to submit a full proposal. The EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Theme will provide up to £10M (Research Council contribution) to support a portfolio of Responsive Manufacturing research projects.

Assessment process

Invited full proposals will be assessed by postal peer review, followed by assessment at a prioritisation panel, resulting in a rank ordered list. Funding decisions will be made in March 2021.

Key dates



Call Opens for Invited Full Proposals

17 September 2020

Deadline for Full Proposals

16:00 12 November 2020

Prioritisation Panel

February 2021

Funding decision

March 2021

Grant start date (earliest)

From April 2021


Only invited full proposals will be accepted to this call. There is no requirement for an institutional statement of support.


For help and advice on costings and writing your proposal please contact your Research Office in the first instance, allowing sufficient time for your Organisation’s submission process.

Any queries regarding the submission of proposals through Je-S should be directed to: