Projects

Ongoing research projects

Project Name Funding Body Amount Awarded Duration ICOS Investigators
Synthetic Portabolomics: Leading the way at the crossroads of the Digital and the Bio Economies EPSRC £ 4,353,851 2016-2021 (60 months) N. Krasnogor (PI), A. Wipat, J. Bacardit, M. Kaiser, P. Zuliani, P. Lord (CI)
Personalised ultraviolet B (UVB) treatment of psoriasis through biomarker integration with computational modelling of psoriatic plaque resolution RT £ 248,566 2016-2019 (36 months) P. Zuliani (PI)
Maximising the commercial impact of (meta-)genomics via bespoke HMM and big data tools Innovate UK £ 35,673 2016-2017 (18 months) A. Wipat (PI)
Exploiting the translational potential of bioinformatics driven diagnostics development EPSRC £ 82,852 2016-2017 (12 months) A. Wipat (PI)
A novel approach combining high-throughput and modelling methods for accelerated rational catalyst development with application to conversion of biomass waste into biorenewable fuels and chemicals NCL £ 9,974 2016-2017 (12 months) J. Bacardit (CI)
APPROACH: Applied Public-Private Research enabling OsteoArthritis Clinical Headway IMI € 15,000,000 2015-2020 (66 months) J. Bacardit (CI)
CRITiCaL: Combatting cRiminals In The CLoud EPSRC £ 2,027,646 2015-2020 (60 months) J. Bacardit (CI)
MICA: The Newcastle Proximity Laboratory MRC £ 2,808,680 2015-2018 (36 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Computational Colloids: Engineered bacteria as computational agents in the design and manufacture of new materials and structures EPSRC £ 240,435 2015-2017 (18 months) A. Wipat (CI)
Fujifilm Case Award Fujifilm £ 8,000 2015-2016 (12 months) A. Wipat (PI)
SynbiCITE - an Imperial College led Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) in Synthetic Biology EPSRC £ 5,074,187 2013-2018 (60 months) A. Wipat (CI)
An New Frontier in Design: The Simulation of Open Engineered Biological Systems EPSRC £ 5,577,007 2013-2018 (60 months) A. Wipat, J. Hallinan, P. Zuliani (CI)
EPSRC IRC in Early-Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases EPSRC £ 11,057,929 2013-2018 (60 months) A. Wipat (CI)
Evolvable Assembly Systems - Towards open, adaptable and context-aware equipment and systems EPSRC £ 2,151,284 2013-2018 (66 months) N. Krasngor (CI)
Cloud Manufacturing - Towards resilient and scalable high value manufacturing EPSRC £ 2,364,080 2013-2018 (66 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
An infrastructure for platform technology in synthetic biology EPSRC £ 5,007,845 2012-2017 (60 months) A. Wipat, J. Hallinan (CI)
D-BOARD: Novel Diagnostics and Biomarkers for Early Identification of Chronic Inflammatory Joint Diseases EU € 5,993,459 2012-2017 (60 months) J. Bacardit (CI)
Towards a Universal Biological-Cell Operating System EPSRC £ 1,026,408 2012-2016 (60 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
Data Integration Approaches for Drug Repositioning GSK £ 67,580 2012-2016 (42 months) A. Wipat (PI)

Previous grants

Project Name Funding Body Amount Awarded Duration ICOS Investigators
TAURUS: Towards an Audacious Universal Constructor EPSRC £ 252,781 2013-2016 (36 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
Modelling Human Brain Development EPSRC £ 465,494 2013-2016 (36 months) M. Kaiser (PI)
ROADBLOCK: Towards Programmable Defensive Bacterial Coatings & Skins EPSRC £ 791,388 2012-2016 (54 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
Further characterisation of Clostridium difficile specific antibodies for translational applications MRC £ 13,630 2015-2016 (6 months) A. Wipat (PI)
Dementias Platform UK (equipment grant) MRC £ 15,000 2016 (3 months) M. Kaiser (CI)
Collaboration with CERN CERN £ 15,476 2014-2015 (12 moths) M. Kaiser (PI)
Verification of Complex Cyber-Physical Systems CMU £ 75,600 2013-2015 (36 months) P. Zuliani (PI)
Identifying the Biological Fingerprints of Fatigue MRC £ 451,572 2012-2015 (36 months) A. Wipat, J. Hallinan (CI)
13TSB_SynBio: Feasibility study on application of synthetic biology approaches to high yield production of Mycosporine-like Amino Acids for use as ... BBSRC £ 250,979 2013-2014 (18 months) J. Hallinan, A. Wipat (CI)
Multi-level regulation of mitochondrial function in ageing and under caloric restriction BBSRC £ 508,887 2011-2014 (36 months) A. Wipat (CI)
CADMAD: Paving the Way for Future Emerging DNA-based Technologies: Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing of DNA libraries EU € 4,000,000 2011-2014 (36 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Accessible resource for integrated epigenomics studies (ARIES) BBSRC £ 264,942 2012-2014 (30 months) A. Wipat (CI)
Restoration of Neural System Functionality using Multi-Electrode Arrays and Electronic Neurons EPSRC £ 59,607 2013-2014 (10 months) P. Andras (PI)
The CHELL : A Bottom-Up approach to in vitro and in silico Minimal Life-like Constructs EPSRC £ 729,420 2009-2013 (48 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Evolutionary Optimisation of Self Assembling Nano-Designs EPSRC £ 945,423 2010-2013 (36 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
Potential energy surfaces of various accuracy for bio-molecular simulations EPSRC £ 44,726 2011-2012 (9 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Adaptive Collective Variables: Automatic identification and application of multiresolution modelling EPSRC £ 33,362 2011-2012 (9 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Computational Modelling of Neural Network Growth and Dynamics EPSRC £ 379,567 2009-2012 (40 months) M. Kaiser (PI)
Centre for Plant Integrative Biology BBSRC £ 9,112,338 2007-2012 (69 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Next Generation Decision Support: Automating the Heuristic Design Process EPSRC £ 2,666,765 2006-2012 (66 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Principled Application of Learning Classifier Systems to Large-Scale Challenging Datasets EPSRC £ 101,458 2010-2011 (15 months) J. Bacardit (PI)
The Logistics of Small Things: a crossdisciplinnary feasibility account EPSRC £ 202,805 2009-2011 (16 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
SynBioNT: A Synthetic Biology Network for Modelling and Programming Cell-Chell Interactions BBSRC £ 74,587 2008-2011 (36 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
(Semi)Formal Artifial Life Through P-Systems and Learning Classifier Systems: An Investigation into InfoBiotics EPSRC £ 515,565 2007-2011 (40 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
Bioinformatics, Systems and Synthetic Biology Plant Science Summer School ESF 2009 (6 months) N. Krasnogor (PI), J. Bacardit (CI)
CARMEN: Code analysis, repository, and modelling for e-Neuroscience EPSRC £ 4,013,763 2006-2011 (54 months) P. Lord, M. Kaiser (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Directed Assembly of Functional Patterns (Brianchell) EPSRC £ 59,031 2006-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
An investigation of the role of Genetic Programming in a Hyper-Heuristic Framework EPSRC £ 227,675 2005-2009 (45 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: CHELLnet: Unifying Investigation in Artificial Cellularity and Complexity EPSRC £ 28,565 2005-2009 (48 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: The 'WellChell': A Public-domain Proto-platform for revolutionary discovery of Complex Chemical Systes EPSRC £ 167,026 2005-2009 (45 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Evolvable CHELLware EPSRC £ 81,737 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Evolvable CHELLware EPSRC £ 77,658 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Realising the Concept of the Artificial chemical cell with Vesicles EPSRC £ 93,403 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Realising the Concept of the Artificial chemical cell with Vesicles EPSRC £ 39,620 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Realising the Concept of the Artificial chemical cell with Vesicles EPSRC £ 147,847 2005-2009 (39 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Directed Assembly of Functional Patterns (Brianchell) EPSRC £ 145,180 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Directed Assembly of Functional Patterns (Brianchell) EPSRC £ 83,400 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
IDEAS Factory - Chemical Craftwork: Directed Assembly of Functional Patterns (Brianchell) EPSRC £ 83,400 2005-2009 (42 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
PLATFORM: Towards More General Optimisation/Search Systems EPSRC £ 422,908 2004-2009 (64 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Robust Prediction with Explanatory Power for Protein Structure and Related Prediction Problems EPSRC £ 209,589 2005-2008 (38 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)
DNA Mapping by Combinatorial Optimisation - A Visiting Fellowship EPSRC £ 10,224 2003-2007 (45 months) N. Krasnogor (CI)
Automated Grid-Aware, Three-Tier, Protocol for Protein Structure Comparison BBSRC £ 63,614 2005-2006 (18 months) N. Krasnogor (PI)