MAPP is delighted to announce the successful applications in its first round of feasibility funding.

The competitive funding round closed on 18th May 2018 and attracted a large amount of interest from around the UK.

MAPP Project Manager, Karen Wood, said: "We received more applications than we anticipated and they were of a very high quality. We had a 3-stage review process in place, incorporating the expertise of our external scientific advisory board and it was a close fought competition."

Projects have been award a maximum of £50,000 (80% FEC) and will run for a maximum of 6 months. A further call is planned for 2019/20.

The successful applications (alphabetically) are:

  • Prof Jawwad A. Darr – University College London - ‘Cold press sintering of solid-state electrolyte powders.’
  • Dr Minh-Son Pham – Imperial College London - ‘Assessing the printability of alloys for fusion-based additive manufacturing by coupling thermodynamics phase diagrams and machine learning.’
  • Dr Cornelia Rodenburg – University of Sheffield - ‘Feasibility of polymer powder based SMART parts.’
  • Dr Phillip Stanley-Marbell – University of Cambridge - ‘Programmable in-powder sensors (PIPS) for real-time metrology and data-analysis in powder processes.’