The vision for engineering capability is to identify and tackle fundamental engineering research challenges with the potential for lasting benefit to the UK. To achieve this we will work in partnership with leading researchers, focusing on three specific objectives:
- Safeguarding the long-term sustainability of fundamental engineering research
- Inspiring current and future leaders of engineering research
- Shaping the underpinning research portfolio and better integrating it with societal challenges
The following landscape graphic is deliberately set at the research area level to reflect back to the community the competing investments.
View an A-Z list of all research areas within the EPSRC portfolio, or all research areas within this theme.
We still aim to fund research across the engineering spectrum but in reduce areas this will be on an increased competitive basis. In areas of growth, proposals will still be subject to rigorous peer review to ensure only excellent science is supported.
The Engineering theme strategy is targeted at achieving our vision as a capability theme.
Three primary strands of input have informed the Engineering theme approach to shaping.
Strategy revolves around support of excellent long-term core and multidisciplinary engineering research, with increased focus on working with EPSRC's most research-intensive partner universities.
The Process of Balancing Capability, Strategic Advisory Team, Early Career Forum
Research areas related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.
During the current Delivery Plan period (2016-2020), the Engineering theme is involved in a number of national and international activities.
Global Grand Challenges, Portfolio Manager Perspectives, Year of Engineering, Engineering Research Infrastructure Roadmap, Lead agency agreement with the NSF …
EPSRC contacts for the Engineering theme.
News related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.
Events related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.
Open calls related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.
Publications related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.
Case studies related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.
Multimedia related to the Engineering theme within EPSRC.