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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 99,216,877
Climate Change32 98,776,185
CO2Chem GC4 3,143,350
Crime Prevention and Personal Security62 74,940,688
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation44 93,272,483
Cross-ICT: MACDES5 8,581,298
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging31 40,834,911
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems15 22,102,545
Cross-ICT: TI329 38,345,512
Cross-ICT: Working Together47 70,544,304
Culture23 67,536,567
Data-Enabled Decision Making26 56,971,801
Defence80 198,139,109
Dial A Molecule GC47 73,349,619
Digital Economy143 256,830,220
Directed Assembly GC23 26,421,372
Energy537 1,050,922,054
Eng GC - Atoms to applications16 226,227,194
Eng GC - Cities39 90,928,495
Eng GC - Risk and resilience63 100,735,119
Eng GC - Water34 64,168,944
Forensics5 15,145,156
Future Intelligent Technologies31 81,554,129
Health462 758,182,057
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies140 238,849,085
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention79 129,396,167
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment206 301,358,005
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care54 109,525,459
International Development16 16,623,020
Leisure5 19,213,710
Manufacturing Research423 902,517,857
Mobility26 68,501,036
Nanotechnology85 136,327,783
New and Emerging Areas8 37,704,906
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,110 1,022,801,238
People at the Heart of ICT28 27,229,655
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium49 48,806,749
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design48 259,879,207
Physics GC - Physics of Life41 53,083,747
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies105 135,225,731
Safe and Secure ICT50 90,338,716
Sustainability134 265,694,827
Transport60 211,629,067
Urban Living26 41,036,831
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).