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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 Analytics34 95,712,753
Climate Change32 116,637,282
CO2Chem GC3 2,515,654
Crime Prevention and Personal Security36 50,372,623
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation46 85,292,113
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging24 25,154,831
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems25 44,092,512
Cross-ICT: TI33 1,912,894
Cross-ICT: Working Together16 24,392,434
Culture17 48,139,956
Data-Enabled Decision Making62 95,897,454
Defence63 194,485,250
Dial A Molecule GC33 50,840,338
Digital Economy107 247,955,137
Digital Economy: Beyond a Data-Driven Economy12 24,152,768
Digital Economy: Content Creation & Consumption14 40,512,728
Digital Economy: Equitable Digital Society21 24,496,161
Digital Economy: Sustainable Digital Society22 21,635,274
Digital Economy: Trust, Identity, Privacy & Security38 73,135,819
Directed Assembly GC10 17,656,296
Energy502 1,075,508,879
Eng GC - Atoms to applications12 113,672,973
Eng GC - Cities18 26,927,954
Eng GC - Risk and resilience69 97,044,776
Eng GC - Water14 33,178,164
Forensics1 5,667,097
Future Intelligent Technologies62 118,617,297
Health281 519,285,228
Healthcare GC – Developing New Therapies131 225,178,264
Healthcare GC - Expanding the Frontiers of Physical Intervention72 114,226,079
Healthcare GC - Optimising Disease Prediction, Diagnosis and Intervention74 111,256,257
Healthcare GC - Transforming Health and Care Beyond the Hospital172 260,779,731
International Development1 746,198
Leisure4 11,209,412
Manufacturing Research387 790,188,879
Mobility17 66,157,670
Nanotechnology76 136,519,918
New and Emerging Areas17 18,677,900
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,370 1,030,143,463
People at the Heart of ICT42 41,578,494
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium19 19,936,315
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design30 128,670,968
Physics GC - Physics of Life39 53,461,898
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies86 120,326,689
Safe and Secure ICT76 119,741,130
Sustainability130 314,396,651
Transport91 316,380,117
Urban Living15 19,276,250
Wealth11 33,945,006

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