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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 Analytics49 104,446,368
Climate Change37 115,683,700
CO2Chem GC6 4,316,183
Crime Prevention and Personal Security57 70,449,183
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation56 116,436,142
Cross-ICT: MACDES3 7,094,846
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging32 41,199,495
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems14 33,950,946
Cross-ICT: TI314 25,751,729
Cross-ICT: Working Together27 54,211,662
Culture24 64,163,337
Data-Enabled Decision Making45 74,046,156
Defence75 198,749,242
Dial A Molecule GC40 58,826,147
Digital Economy135 237,882,955
Directed Assembly GC17 20,781,733
Energy550 1,008,100,295
Eng GC - Atoms to applications15 120,128,021
Eng GC - Cities34 64,809,046
Eng GC - Risk and resilience71 99,946,079
Eng GC - Water29 42,934,316
Forensics3 13,703,965
Future Intelligent Technologies43 120,656,063
Health396 627,235,180
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies1 251,632
Healthcare GC – Developing New Therapies136 231,147,435
Healthcare GC - Expanding the Frontiers of Physical Intervention74 117,841,781
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention3 12,988,627
Healthcare GC - Optimising Disease Prediction, Diagnosis and Intervention49 96,501,405
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment10 14,647,013
Healthcare GC - Transforming Health and Care Beyond the Hospital212 292,254,042
International Development14 12,044,138
Leisure4 15,035,202
Manufacturing Research430 773,283,027
Mobility21 73,303,112
Nanotechnology86 150,105,586
New and Emerging Areas11 40,687,715
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,283 1,146,276,455
People at the Heart of ICT36 36,237,064
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium36 35,791,133
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design45 151,133,399
Physics GC - Physics of Life32 51,116,134
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies101 135,708,066
Safe and Secure ICT71 112,691,296
Sustainability141 302,190,270
Transport83 266,055,821
Urban Living24 35,939,308
Wealth14 32,365,030

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