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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 Analytics36 92,534,010
Climate Change33 83,538,453
CO2Chem GC3 1,442,528
Crime Prevention and Personal Security81 71,596,658
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation28 61,269,083
Cross-ICT: MACDES14 14,194,374
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging11 33,090,960
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems20 17,721,139
Cross-ICT: TI345 48,467,062
Cross-ICT: Working Together65 73,967,303
Culture21 58,411,702
Data-Enabled Decision Making7 13,775,930
Defence97 161,354,148
Dial A Molecule GC42 52,087,796
Digital Economy138 215,309,615
Directed Assembly GC33 33,559,562
Energy590 944,822,817
Eng GC - Atoms to applications17 226,344,025
Eng GC - Cities35 131,758,853
Eng GC - Risk and resilience48 57,796,141
Eng GC - Water33 58,846,211
Forensics7 10,224,287
Future Intelligent Technologies22 41,362,948
Health541 741,673,102
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies140 216,920,389
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention94 128,056,541
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment217 280,930,940
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care51 107,696,600
International Development8 13,332,747
Leisure7 20,028,241
Manufacturing Research417 853,110,338
Mobility23 40,345,113
Nanotechnology83 105,669,763
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,076 865,103,915
People at the Heart of ICT11 14,056,331
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium51 51,352,443
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design59 262,589,188
Physics GC - Physics of Life33 27,796,104
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies103 118,720,697
Safe and Secure ICT26 30,085,879
Sustainability155 262,358,008
Transport14 85,646,715
Urban Living32 40,097,693
Wealth12 40,736,832

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