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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 Analytics49 140,770,418
Climate Change31 97,749,272
CO2Chem GC5 3,396,387
Crime Prevention and Personal Security66 76,338,989
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation43 89,870,829
Cross-ICT: MACDES7 8,690,041
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging14 38,574,541
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems17 22,943,568
Cross-ICT: TI329 39,164,108
Cross-ICT: Working Together50 72,026,981
Culture18 57,116,198
Data-Enabled Decision Making21 48,980,151
Defence83 201,886,373
Dial A Molecule GC49 77,975,113
Digital Economy137 241,978,012
Directed Assembly GC26 31,313,535
Energy538 1,039,619,670
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 236,786,568
Eng GC - Cities38 118,028,750
Eng GC - Risk and resilience60 99,510,002
Eng GC - Water35 71,186,335
Forensics5 15,145,156
Future Intelligent Technologies29 74,500,879
Health468 759,412,580
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies135 230,886,440
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention80 121,957,300
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment201 287,214,778
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care54 110,555,062
International Development10 12,522,483
Leisure5 19,213,710
Manufacturing Research420 907,052,151
Mobility28 69,751,287
Nanotechnology83 132,857,619
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,079 966,135,682
People at the Heart of ICT21 24,592,926
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium48 50,790,885
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design52 271,741,437
Physics GC - Physics of Life39 52,163,773
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies106 136,917,847
Safe and Secure ICT42 83,800,726
Sustainability137 271,282,142
Transport52 195,140,298
Urban Living28 38,567,831
Wealth13 35,827,102

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