EPSRC

AcronymDefinition
EPSRCEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (UK)
EPSRCEuropean Plastic Surgery Research Council (Germany)
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Under the steady umbrella of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the 16 Innovative Manufacturing Research Centres aim to develop sustainable, low-carbon, cost-effective manufacturing technologies.
"The EPSRC centres must, therefore, address the aspects of food production that come under their remit.
EPSRC chief executive Professor Dave Delpy said: "The research we support is recognised as outstanding on the international stage.
The consortium builds on earlier EPSRC investments such as the [pounds sterling] 4.5 million for the Centre for Synthetic Biology, and Innovation (CsynBI) at Imperial.
David Burrett Reid, head of marketing for the EPSRC, said the huge investment shows how "desperate we are for skilled engineers".
And the Minister of State for Science and Innovation, Lord Drayson, said it was one of 44 new EPSRC centres for doctoral training opening up across the country.
The specialist project is also funded by the EPSRC.
The EPSRC grant, awarded specifically to internationally mobilise staff expertise, means that factors which often stifle and frustrate academic activity and advances will be eliminated.
Professor David Delpy, CEO of EPSRC, said: "This centre will act as a catalyst for coordinating CCS research in the UK, improving cooperation between researchers and taking a whole systems approach."
Over the last 16 years, this involvement has been underpinned by investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), which supports 40 Engineering Doctorate (EngD) students in a collaborative training programme.