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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 141,216,877
Climate Change31 98,788,965
CO2Chem GC4 3,143,350
Crime Prevention and Personal Security65 75,805,985
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation44 93,272,483
Cross-ICT: MACDES5 8,581,298
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging31 40,834,911
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems15 22,102,545
Cross-ICT: TI329 38,345,512
Cross-ICT: Working Together45 69,509,634
Culture23 67,536,567
Data-Enabled Decision Making26 56,971,801
Defence80 198,139,109
Dial A Molecule GC47 71,949,308
Digital Economy141 255,301,718
Directed Assembly GC23 25,021,061
Energy535 1,055,403,190
Eng GC - Atoms to applications16 234,647,736
Eng GC - Cities38 89,916,951
Eng GC - Risk and resilience63 100,670,700
Eng GC - Water34 64,168,944
Forensics5 15,145,156
Future Intelligent Technologies29 81,056,285
Health464 764,890,640
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies140 239,249,085
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention80 135,855,031
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment208 303,431,037
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care55 110,809,901
International Development16 16,623,020
Leisure5 19,213,710
Manufacturing Research424 901,383,927
Mobility25 67,489,492
Nanotechnology85 137,423,378
New and Emerging Areas8 37,794,375
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,078 1,003,953,806
People at the Heart of ICT28 27,229,655
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium50 48,346,149
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design49 268,958,195
Physics GC - Physics of Life41 53,083,747
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies110 137,865,062
Safe and Secure ICT52 90,655,075
Sustainability132 264,561,686
Transport60 211,701,067
Urban Living25 40,025,287
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).