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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 Analytics54 108,824,767
Climate Change34 114,359,955
CO2Chem GC5 3,688,487
Crime Prevention and Personal Security47 64,539,790
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation57 117,348,097
Cross-ICT: MACDES3 7,094,846
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging19 37,130,131
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems13 39,131,998
Cross-ICT: TI310 17,052,830
Cross-ICT: Working Together21 44,507,313
Culture21 55,177,132
Data-Enabled Decision Making72 103,273,769
Defence70 194,087,548
Dial A Molecule GC40 57,155,115
Digital Economy133 252,746,658
Digital Economy: Beyond a Data-Driven Economy25 33,586,711
Digital Economy: Content Creation & Consumption14 41,074,144
Digital Economy: Equitable Digital Society17 20,410,115
Digital Economy: Sustainable Digital Society23 20,990,088
Digital Economy: Trust, Identity, Privacy & Security51 77,670,417
Directed Assembly GC15 19,951,392
Energy526 1,171,745,540
Eng GC - Atoms to applications16 233,539,757
Eng GC - Cities32 67,457,414
Eng GC - Risk and resilience71 109,541,248
Eng GC - Water22 39,520,515
Forensics1 5,624,204
Future Intelligent Technologies60 139,064,502
Health381 600,574,492
Healthcare GC – Developing New Therapies140 235,922,366
Healthcare GC - Expanding the Frontiers of Physical Intervention79 123,174,052
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention2 12,730,294
Healthcare GC - Optimising Disease Prediction, Diagnosis and Intervention56 93,740,785
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment5 13,472,309
Healthcare GC - Transforming Health and Care Beyond the Hospital211 289,300,588
International Development13 11,994,138
Leisure4 15,038,716
Manufacturing Research416 897,618,030
Mobility20 67,533,188
Nanotechnology80 147,061,580
New and Emerging Areas13 41,845,408
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,284 1,123,045,218
People at the Heart of ICT41 41,779,349
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium29 32,748,065
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design36 252,696,912
Physics GC - Physics of Life32 50,490,688
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies99 142,457,864
Safe and Secure ICT72 114,592,096
Sustainability137 300,956,784
Transport92 307,011,516
Urban Living24 33,274,313
Wealth14 34,787,697

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