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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 141,075,240
Climate Change32 97,566,278
CO2Chem GC5 3,396,387
Crime Prevention and Personal Security74 79,306,020
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation38 86,203,627
Cross-ICT: MACDES10 10,931,615
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging13 37,223,299
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems20 23,643,566
Cross-ICT: TI337 44,041,424
Cross-ICT: Working Together54 74,106,226
Culture21 64,729,272
Data-Enabled Decision Making19 48,087,766
Defence89 201,099,197
Dial A Molecule GC50 78,390,655
Digital Economy148 258,706,117
Directed Assembly GC29 33,178,912
Energy573 1,068,185,526
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 236,786,568
Eng GC - Cities34 116,542,884
Eng GC - Risk and resilience58 97,804,127
Eng GC - Water37 75,218,269
Forensics8 15,761,803
Future Intelligent Technologies30 74,569,244
Health496 780,078,391
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies141 239,726,867
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention88 131,175,652
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment208 290,161,097
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care54 109,515,098
International Development11 12,720,525
Leisure6 24,412,680
Manufacturing Research434 926,767,798
Mobility27 70,771,888
Nanotechnology86 127,852,673
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,081 961,611,429
People at the Heart of ICT15 19,026,672
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium55 53,400,340
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design59 272,666,374
Physics GC - Physics of Life41 52,274,028
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies110 141,712,989
Safe and Secure ICT40 81,127,273
Sustainability148 286,495,871
Transport40 164,444,958
Urban Living30 38,892,202
Wealth11 36,715,749

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