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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 Analytics45 101,892,526
Climate Change32 114,737,271
CO2Chem GC4 2,716,625
Crime Prevention and Personal Security47 64,029,571
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation55 93,285,863
Cross-ICT: MACDES1 4,981,302
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging20 42,426,175
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems17 41,085,604
Cross-ICT: TI38 15,019,097
Cross-ICT: Working Together21 44,186,125
Culture18 52,631,217
Data-Enabled Decision Making63 99,452,000
Defence67 205,249,791
Dial A Molecule GC41 55,776,119
Digital Economy135 268,741,337
Digital Economy: Beyond a Data-Driven Economy21 32,693,000
Digital Economy: Content Creation & Consumption16 45,053,088
Digital Economy: Equitable Digital Society25 27,997,688
Digital Economy: Sustainable Digital Society24 21,997,028
Digital Economy: Trust, Identity, Privacy & Security51 81,174,127
Directed Assembly GC13 18,471,464
Energy544 1,043,088,085
Eng GC - Atoms to applications11 113,615,477
Eng GC - Cities23 29,484,439
Eng GC - Risk and resilience73 103,589,707
Eng GC - Water19 35,238,001
Forensics1 5,624,204
Future Intelligent Technologies56 114,488,746
Health344 580,777,333
Healthcare GC – Developing New Therapies137 235,915,329
Healthcare GC - Expanding the Frontiers of Physical Intervention78 121,269,968
Healthcare GC - Optimising Disease Prediction, Diagnosis and Intervention63 101,287,571
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment2 487,696
Healthcare GC - Transforming Health and Care Beyond the Hospital208 287,716,939
International Development2 1,357,490
Leisure4 15,007,466
Manufacturing Research405 790,484,651
Mobility19 65,329,072
Nanotechnology71 144,042,289
New and Emerging Areas12 17,185,631
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,344 1,157,854,026
People at the Heart of ICT43 42,519,592
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium25 23,747,771
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design33 135,387,926
Physics GC - Physics of Life45 68,662,869
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies90 123,651,603
Safe and Secure ICT72 114,845,700
Sustainability134 311,038,093
Transport92 310,611,790
Urban Living21 24,356,710
Wealth12 33,982,024

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