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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 Analytics39 98,195,972
Climate Change33 116,431,639
CO2Chem GC3 2,515,654
Crime Prevention and Personal Security38 52,487,974
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation48 85,221,270
Cross-ICT: MACDES1 4,981,302
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging28 40,073,802
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems19 42,142,581
Cross-ICT: TI36 8,346,482
Cross-ICT: Working Together18 32,747,078
Culture17 48,126,736
Data-Enabled Decision Making61 97,818,259
Defence62 190,924,517
Dial A Molecule GC35 51,632,091
Digital Economy112 252,526,282
Digital Economy: Beyond a Data-Driven Economy13 26,430,285
Digital Economy: Content Creation & Consumption15 41,081,119
Digital Economy: Equitable Digital Society21 24,496,161
Digital Economy: Sustainable Digital Society22 21,635,274
Digital Economy: Trust, Identity, Privacy & Security40 74,903,311
Directed Assembly GC11 17,851,412
Energy528 1,027,699,803
Eng GC - Atoms to applications12 114,387,486
Eng GC - Cities19 27,004,655
Eng GC - Risk and resilience73 102,878,922
Eng GC - Water17 34,431,086
Forensics1 5,664,354
Future Intelligent Technologies62 116,976,721
Health306 530,215,682
Healthcare GC – Developing New Therapies133 216,200,565
Healthcare GC - Expanding the Frontiers of Physical Intervention75 115,823,634
Healthcare GC - Optimising Disease Prediction, Diagnosis and Intervention65 103,642,275
Healthcare GC - Transforming Health and Care Beyond the Hospital187 259,371,003
International Development1 611,291
Leisure4 11,207,188
Manufacturing Research393 778,421,432
Mobility19 65,717,783
Nanotechnology71 130,829,654
New and Emerging Areas15 17,791,639
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,316 999,359,514
People at the Heart of ICT45 43,190,989
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium20 21,148,912
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design31 133,721,441
Physics GC - Physics of Life40 59,192,523
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies88 124,604,510
Safe and Secure ICT79 118,020,857
Sustainability135 318,859,729
Transport90 311,396,506
Urban Living18 22,016,489
Wealth11 33,944,176

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