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EPSRC Support By Socio-economic Theme

EPSRC classifies the research it supports by socio-economic theme. This taxonomy has been used to classify all grants current on 1st January 2003 or received after this date.

Please note that the assignment of a theme to a grant indicates that the theme may apply in whole or in part to the research activity of that grant. This means that the values of grants within a classification should not be totalled to find the total investment in that area or to compare investment between areas of research. The value shown for each grant is always the total awarded, not the proportion attributed to the individual socio-economic theme.
Socio-economic ThemeNumber of GrantsValue (£)
Big Data Analytics50 141,075,240
Climate Change32 98,165,962
CO2Chem GC5 3,396,387
Crime Prevention and Personal Security71 78,392,352
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation40 88,872,135
Cross-ICT: MACDES8 9,257,245
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging13 37,080,384
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems18 23,044,313
Cross-ICT: TI333 41,455,946
Cross-ICT: Working Together52 73,137,713
Culture19 58,253,615
Data-Enabled Decision Making19 48,087,766
Defence84 200,602,773
Dial A Molecule GC50 78,390,655
Digital Economy145 251,647,587
Directed Assembly GC28 32,808,665
Energy551 1,050,080,979
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 236,786,568
Eng GC - Cities36 117,313,183
Eng GC - Risk and resilience57 97,933,763
Eng GC - Water37 75,335,519
Forensics6 15,156,628
Future Intelligent Technologies29 74,417,672
Health471 759,861,333
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies136 231,023,982
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention82 123,827,817
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment197 283,751,538
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care54 110,597,822
International Development10 12,492,718
Leisure6 24,413,653
Manufacturing Research425 910,812,386
Mobility27 70,771,888
Nanotechnology76 124,625,904
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,056 943,638,678
People at the Heart of ICT17 21,695,181
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium53 52,622,536
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design55 272,211,342
Physics GC - Physics of Life40 52,182,986
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies107 137,415,497
Safe and Secure ICT41 82,802,488
Sustainability138 278,345,348
Transport43 185,356,926
Urban Living28 38,567,831
Wealth11 30,942,322

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).