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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 Analytics47 98,863,638
Climate Change31 95,499,420
CO2Chem GC5 4,115,212
Crime Prevention and Personal Security61 74,625,767
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation50 109,189,315
Cross-ICT: MACDES5 8,581,298
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging31 40,834,911
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems14 20,916,690
Cross-ICT: TI323 32,423,720
Cross-ICT: Working Together40 65,425,346
Culture25 69,765,450
Data-Enabled Decision Making27 57,407,732
Defence81 210,779,892
Dial A Molecule GC45 68,897,822
Digital Economy137 256,002,409
Directed Assembly GC24 25,992,923
Energy546 1,072,042,229
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 236,274,736
Eng GC - Cities39 98,981,187
Eng GC - Risk and resilience72 103,773,618
Eng GC - Water31 51,990,115
Forensics5 15,145,156
Future Intelligent Technologies31 107,247,984
Health436 743,326,265
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies145 243,473,307
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention78 135,892,011
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment210 303,865,144
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care54 109,762,042
International Development16 16,623,020
Leisure6 19,934,212
Manufacturing Research434 912,275,028
Mobility23 78,627,352
Nanotechnology85 152,562,211
New and Emerging Areas7 37,574,617
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,099 1,074,057,397
People at the Heart of ICT30 28,634,598
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium39 41,461,584
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design45 266,428,496
Physics GC - Physics of Life40 54,026,046
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies105 129,380,225
Safe and Secure ICT62 100,197,499
Sustainability137 278,524,791
Transport67 228,496,698
Urban Living25 48,746,232
Wealth13 35,831,936

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