WHAT NEXT? These projects are diverse, but share a common need. There is a gap between our understanding of these principles in theory and our ability to translate them into working treatments and devices. By supporting a strong team of postgraduates and early career academics who will drive this important work forward, your help will accelerate our progress across the “funding valley” – from basic theory through early prototypes to reach the point where the technology can be tested in clinical trials or new devices. With your help we will establish a pipeline of talent which provides the very best researchers who will be critical to deriving the greatest possible impact from the work of the new Engineering and Physical Sciences Quarter. Your support will create opportunities to recruit and retain world-class scientists and engineers who will contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the physical sciences and engineering both now and for decades to come – and ensure that our capacity for research keeps pace with our ambition and ideas. 8 From Atoms to Devices