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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 Analytics49 140,770,418
Climate Change31 97,749,272
CO2Chem GC4 3,143,350
Crime Prevention and Personal Security66 76,338,989
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation43 89,870,829
Cross-ICT: MACDES7 8,690,041
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging15 38,824,068
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems17 22,943,568
Cross-ICT: TI330 39,323,345
Cross-ICT: Working Together48 70,881,710
Culture18 57,116,198
Data-Enabled Decision Making21 48,980,151
Defence82 199,334,971
Dial A Molecule GC48 76,828,355
Digital Economy134 240,100,225
Directed Assembly GC26 31,313,535
Energy533 1,037,758,613
Eng GC - Atoms to applications18 236,786,568
Eng GC - Cities39 118,268,158
Eng GC - Risk and resilience61 99,773,365
Eng GC - Water35 71,186,335
Forensics5 15,145,156
Future Intelligent Technologies27 74,203,774
Health465 752,126,227
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies136 230,682,338
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention77 116,087,717
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment203 283,049,079
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care54 110,177,483
International Development12 14,059,187
Leisure5 19,213,710
Manufacturing Research417 902,714,807
Mobility27 69,353,986
Nanotechnology83 132,857,619
New and Emerging Areas7 37,258,742
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,076 990,561,471
People at the Heart of ICT21 24,592,926
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium47 50,191,088
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design51 271,628,809
Physics GC - Physics of Life41 53,083,747
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies105 136,806,447
Safe and Secure ICT43 84,095,279
Sustainability137 269,176,032
Transport53 195,463,662
Urban Living28 38,567,831
Wealth13 35,827,102

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