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All research projects and grants

The Center collectively attracted over 30 research grants including:

  • Medical Research Council – Kinecting frailty, £ 50,000  
  • ASTRAEA T7 £40.000 BAE Systems  
  • Challenging established rules for train control through a fault tolerance approach, £345,887, EPSRC  
  • Adaptive control of large scale UAV: Ukraine Ministry of Education, £4,000.00.  
  • GAMMA: Growing Autonomous System Mission Management Applications, £352,277.00, Regional Growth Fund  
  • Adaptive control of large scale, UAV,£4,000.00,Ukraine Ministry of Education  
  • Sustainable Manufacturing through Robotics Training in Europe, (SMART-E) €4M, EC - Framework 7  
  • KTP with HellermannTyton Ltd,£152,176.00,Technology Strategy Board,13/05/2014  
  • EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation - Feasibility Study, £49,924.00, EPSRC  
  • In Touch Research Fellow Collaboration,£60,000.00,In Touch Ltd  
  • Soft Actuators for Biomimetic Systems:  
  • Robo-Erectus - A Biologically Inspired Robotic Primate: An EPSRC public awareness project  
  • The Grasping Challenge, Anatomy of Dexterity: EPSRC public awareness project  
  • Flexible Automation in the Food Industry Project: This project involved visiting 20+ food companies and showing them the benefits of automation.  
  • Micro Metal Hydride Actuators: This EPSRC project explored the use of Metal Hydrides as a form of actuator.  
  • Centre for Food Robotics and Automation (CenFRA): CenFRA has been established to provide food companies with assistance and advice on automation. This involved visiting 25+ food companies  
  • EYE-CATCHING, £232,507.00, EPSRC,01/09/06  
  • Development of a 3D prototype system providing immersive collaborative techniques, £15,000.00, BBC,11/05/2007  
  • Industrial CASE Studentship (Real-time distributed processing for motion capture from video), Financed by EPSRC and OMG Vicon,£83,064.00, EPSRC CTA, 25/09/2007  
  • CROSS DRIVE,£344,139.00,EC Framework, 01/09/13  
  • KTP with HellermannTyton Ltd,£152,176.00,Technology Strategy Board,13/05/2014  
  • EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation - Feasibility Study  
  • VISIONAIR - VISION,Advanced Infrastructure for Research,£174,377.00EC - Framework 7 20/05/2010  
  • Design4Energy,£484,918.00,EC - Framework 7,20/06/2013  
  • Collaborative Environment for Eco-Design of Product-Services and Production Processes Integrating Highly Personalised Innovative Functions (ProSEco),£416,453.00,EC - Framework 7, 01/07/2013  
  • CROSS DRIVE £ 344,139.00, EC - Framework 7,24/09/2013iCase with Arup, £ 92,691.00, EPSRC,17/09/2014  
  • Eight Songs for a Mad King,£30,000.00,Arts Council England,27/04/2012  
  • INCIDENT (Impact aNalysis of City Infrastructure Disaster EveNT),£7,000.00,Arup, 24/02/2014  
  • EU-CIRCLE - A panEuropean framework for strengthening Critical Infrastructure resilience to climate change,£218,338.00,EC - Horizon 2020,27/05/2015  
  • Framework for Research and Innovation in MediaCityUK (FIRM),£2,688,996.61, EPSRC, 30/06/2009  
  • A scientific basis for improving function in trans-femoral amputees£149,236.00, MOD, 10/05/2012  
  • Development of a Device for the Motorised Rehabilitation of Walking (moRoW-3), £26,556.00, National Institute for Health Research,15/09/2014  
  • CGM 2.i, £50,000.00,Vicon Motion Systems Ltd,15/12/2014  
  • Common themes in gait kinematics in Niemann Pick C,£30,000.00,Actelion Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd12/01/2015  
  • Addressing PICO questions relating to prosthetics and orthotics service delivery,£39,100.00, US Agency for International Development,14/10/2015  
  • Design and Locomotion Control of Bio-inspired Snake Robot for Rescue Missions, NSFC, ¥980k, CI, awarded, August 2015  
  • How Scientists Work, £189,006.00, EPSRC, 17/11/2006  
  • Digital Stories for Engineers, £24,712.00, Royal Academy of Engineering, 24/03/2008  
  • Wikked Science, £209,015.00, EPSRC, 30/09/2008  
  • Identifying a sound environment for secondary schools, £97,442.00, EPSRC, 08/10/2008  
  • KT-EQUAL: Putting ageing and disability research into practice, £123,316.00, EPSRC, 15/12/2008  
  • More Super-sonic communication, £91,491.00, EPSRC, 01/06/2009  
  • Mood Extraction and Theme Music, £4,400.00, BBC, 22/11/2010  
  • Perception and Automated Assessment of Recorded Audio Quality, Especially User Generated Content, £456,986.00, EPSRC, 14/12/2011  
  • S3A: Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listener Experience at Home, £1,411,295.00 EPSRC, 23/12/2013  
  • IMPRINtS - Internet and Mobile technologies for a Public Role In Noise Surveying £178,834.00, EPSRC, 23/03/2007  
  • Statistical Quantification of Vocal Effort Level Distribution, £79,260.00, Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), 19/05/2008  
  • Synthesized Music for Room Acoustic Measurement, £65,164.00, Leverhulme Trust 26/06/2008  
  • Soundscapes, £44,595.00, DEFRA, 12/11/2008  
  • Making Sense of Sound, £398,961.00, EPSRC, 09/11/2015  
  • KTP with East Lancashire Moneyline (IPS) Limited, £107,372.00, Technology Strategy Board 17/09/2007  
  • Shorter KTP with East Lancashire Moneyline, £47,200.00, Technology Strategy Board 27/08/2010  
  • A Pilot Study in Data Mining for Customer Usage Patterns From SMART Meters, £79,000.00 British Gas, 11/03/2011  
  • SEEDS: Self learning Energy Efficient builDings and open Spaces, £299,836.00, EC - Framework 7 23/06/2011  
  • KTP with Idox Software Ltd, £131,983.00, Technology Strategy Board, 27/06/2014  
  • KTP with Social Sense, £162,008.00, Technology Strategy Board, 29/10/2014  
  • Privacy4Forensics, £161,227.00, EC - Framework 7, 19/01/2016  
  • KTP with Car Finance 247 Ltd, £129,666.00, Innovate UK, 03/11/2016