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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 Analytics50 108,148,279
Climate Change38 116,081,211
CO2Chem GC5 3,688,487
Crime Prevention and Personal Security51 66,765,542
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation59 117,966,102
Cross-ICT: MACDES3 7,094,846
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging27 42,778,816
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems14 36,598,466
Cross-ICT: TI312 23,398,055
Cross-ICT: Working Together22 50,942,458
Culture22 59,206,210
Data-Enabled Decision Making52 88,075,848
Defence72 194,295,124
Dial A Molecule GC42 59,297,296
Digital Economy137 250,350,370
Digital Economy: Beyond a Data-Driven Economy25 33,586,517
Digital Economy: Content Creation & Consumption16 42,461,031
Digital Economy: Equitable Digital Society14 21,859,032
Digital Economy: Sustainable Digital Society23 20,217,119
Digital Economy: Trust, Identity, Privacy & Security46 67,889,732
Directed Assembly GC15 19,951,392
Energy560 1,087,428,103
Eng GC - Atoms to applications15 120,128,021
Eng GC - Cities32 58,996,786
Eng GC - Risk and resilience71 100,783,019
Eng GC - Water24 39,894,620
Forensics2 11,728,469
Future Intelligent Technologies54 134,940,499
Health380 616,834,627
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies1 251,632
Healthcare GC – Developing New Therapies141 231,266,435
Healthcare GC - Expanding the Frontiers of Physical Intervention80 118,874,668
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention2 12,730,294
Healthcare GC - Optimising Disease Prediction, Diagnosis and Intervention59 98,633,614
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment5 13,472,309
Healthcare GC - Transforming Health and Care Beyond the Hospital218 288,749,514
International Development14 12,044,138
Leisure4 15,038,716
Manufacturing Research427 795,728,674
Mobility19 68,011,508
Nanotechnology84 149,860,974
New and Emerging Areas12 41,144,397
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,270 1,144,650,630
People at the Heart of ICT38 40,659,065
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium34 34,865,555
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design41 149,730,776
Physics GC - Physics of Life31 49,904,775
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies99 135,881,983
Safe and Secure ICT69 111,456,664
Sustainability135 285,992,766
Transport86 296,189,602
Urban Living21 31,694,864
Wealth15 35,990,342

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