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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 Analytics35 91,417,258
Climate Change34 83,904,119
CO2Chem GC3 1,442,528
Crime Prevention and Personal Security82 79,148,844
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation28 61,269,083
Cross-ICT: MACDES15 14,583,581
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging10 32,877,354
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems19 17,507,533
Cross-ICT: TI350 51,147,783
Cross-ICT: Working Together66 68,367,665
Culture21 58,410,469
Data-Enabled Decision Making7 13,775,930
Defence91 158,725,822
Dial A Molecule GC38 43,990,216
Digital Economy140 217,189,285
Directed Assembly GC31 27,017,062
Energy607 951,655,018
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 226,443,304
Eng GC - Cities33 128,195,688
Eng GC - Risk and resilience41 43,825,476
Eng GC - Water31 51,472,103
Forensics8 11,066,252
Future Intelligent Technologies22 41,362,948
Health557 759,623,814
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies142 217,489,783
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention98 131,952,300
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment220 295,027,752
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care52 108,023,003
International Development8 13,332,747
Leisure7 20,028,241
Manufacturing Research421 852,659,677
Mobility26 41,266,366
Nanotechnology81 101,994,193
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,100 871,687,771
People at the Heart of ICT10 13,015,830
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium52 51,727,999
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design58 262,399,450
Physics GC - Physics of Life33 28,165,160
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies103 118,114,578
Safe and Secure ICT24 29,269,611
Sustainability155 259,377,582
Transport14 85,646,715
Urban Living32 32,856,728
Wealth13 42,209,791

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