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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 Analytics46 138,693,166
Climate Change30 94,237,635
CO2Chem GC3 1,442,528
Crime Prevention and Personal Security86 90,715,371
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation36 84,738,800
Cross-ICT: MACDES11 11,307,450
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging11 39,832,030
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems19 22,376,848
Cross-ICT: TI341 46,499,008
Cross-ICT: Working Together59 75,327,201
Culture22 65,403,177
Data-Enabled Decision Making16 46,438,389
Defence100 210,865,023
Dial A Molecule GC49 72,005,160
Digital Economy163 276,639,892
Directed Assembly GC28 32,129,190
Energy602 1,036,033,644
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 233,873,443
Eng GC - Cities33 115,813,576
Eng GC - Risk and resilience56 93,992,081
Eng GC - Water38 74,958,554
Forensics8 15,761,803
Future Intelligent Technologies28 72,662,848
Health528 806,037,543
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies143 239,239,902
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention95 138,658,111
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment211 293,509,386
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care53 108,910,696
International Development7 11,331,180
Leisure7 25,436,127
Manufacturing Research430 917,853,329
Mobility27 69,382,145
Nanotechnology85 127,660,472
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,086 963,377,807
People at the Heart of ICT15 18,305,743
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium55 53,834,566
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design56 265,167,168
Physics GC - Physics of Life39 46,484,787
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies109 143,359,984
Safe and Secure ICT37 78,657,248
Sustainability157 298,625,136
Transport32 154,888,797
Urban Living34 40,356,288
Wealth10 36,437,959

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