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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 Analytics48 100,218,250
Climate Change33 95,968,856
CO2Chem GC6 4,316,183
Crime Prevention and Personal Security61 81,506,367
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation51 109,380,831
Cross-ICT: MACDES5 8,581,298
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging33 41,866,804
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems15 21,865,022
Cross-ICT: TI319 30,564,096
Cross-ICT: Working Together35 63,483,773
Culture25 70,057,131
Data-Enabled Decision Making36 64,083,838
Defence82 212,852,410
Dial A Molecule GC44 61,807,852
Digital Economy129 251,964,973
Directed Assembly GC20 24,319,426
Energy546 1,095,174,948
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 236,274,736
Eng GC - Cities42 100,941,282
Eng GC - Risk and resilience74 109,921,650
Eng GC - Water32 52,148,022
Forensics4 14,562,289
Future Intelligent Technologies39 113,682,897
Health434 693,884,464
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies143 240,282,091
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention78 134,567,712
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment217 304,691,987
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care57 111,203,069
International Development16 16,623,020
Leisure5 19,028,061
Manufacturing Research431 904,787,800
Mobility23 79,787,110
Nanotechnology85 154,242,516
New and Emerging Areas8 37,988,442
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,230 1,120,032,317
People at the Heart of ICT32 32,039,795
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium40 43,438,580
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design50 268,959,987
Physics GC - Physics of Life45 55,262,496
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies112 134,999,691
Safe and Secure ICT64 108,329,801
Sustainability134 287,674,886
Transport71 256,808,896
Urban Living25 48,581,907
Wealth16 37,331,051

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