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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 Analytics35 91,417,258
Climate Change34 83,904,119
CO2Chem GC3 1,442,528
Crime Prevention and Personal Security82 79,148,844
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation27 60,739,504
Cross-ICT: MACDES15 14,583,581
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging10 32,877,354
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems19 17,507,533
Cross-ICT: TI350 51,147,783
Cross-ICT: Working Together66 68,367,665
Culture21 58,410,469
Data-Enabled Decision Making7 13,775,930
Defence91 158,725,822
Dial A Molecule GC37 43,612,326
Digital Economy140 217,189,285
Directed Assembly GC30 26,759,398
Energy606 950,801,004
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 226,443,304
Eng GC - Cities32 110,195,688
Eng GC - Risk and resilience41 43,825,476
Eng GC - Water31 51,472,103
Forensics8 11,066,252
Future Intelligent Technologies22 41,362,948
Health556 759,318,498
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies141 217,184,467
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention98 131,952,300
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment221 295,253,598
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care52 108,023,003
International Development8 13,332,747
Leisure7 20,028,241
Manufacturing Research419 851,976,471
Mobility26 41,266,366
Nanotechnology81 101,994,193
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,099 871,501,387
People at the Heart of ICT9 12,486,251
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium51 51,470,336
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design57 262,141,786
Physics GC - Physics of Life33 28,165,160
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies101 117,594,816
Safe and Secure ICT23 28,740,032
Sustainability155 259,377,582
Transport14 85,373,386
Urban Living32 32,856,728
Wealth13 42,209,791

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