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EPSRC Support by Research Areas in Theme (Information and Communication Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio in question is currently constituted.

Please note: this is a dynamic database reflecting the current grants portfolio by Research Area within a Theme. Therefore, the number and value of grants within a Research Area will not match exactly the thematic Research Area distributions given at EPSRC's portfolio.

Research AreaNumber of GrantsProportional Value (£)
Algebra1 284,711
Analytical Science6 2,253,217
Antihydrogen1 6,487
Architecture and Operating Systems21 7,604,389
Artificial Intelligence Technologies89 27,279,871
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics6 1,070,982
Biological Informatics8 1,941,583
Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics3 433,006
Built Environment1 351,212
Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry1 306,648
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)19 4,929,684
Combustion Engineering4 1,268,042
Complexity Science1 217,693
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure6 4,429,193
Condensed Matter: Magnetism and Magnetic Materials4 488,576
Continuum Mechanics1 254,883
Control Engineering8 3,950,158
Databases13 5,510,849
Digital Signal Processing42 13,586,388
Electrical Motors and Drive / Electromagnetics4 3,047,561
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)2 395,788
Energy Networks1 62,970
Engineering Design3 588,463
Fluid Dynamics and Aerodynamics4 796,760
Functional Ceramics and Inorganics18 3,676,161
Geometry & Topology1 1,708,266
Graphene and Carbon Nanotechnology3 827,016
Graphics and Visualisation16 3,274,798
Ground Engineering1 729,097
Human Communication in ICT6 869,394
Human-Computer Interaction51 11,375,712
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems46 22,298,577
Image and Vision Computing55 27,431,902
Information Systems35 12,069,613
Light Matter Interaction and Optical Phenomena8 1,232,987
Logic and Combinatorics3 343,891
Manufacturing Technologies15 5,582,447
Materials Engineering - Composites2 290,809
Materials For Energy Applications5 1,631,278
Mathematical Analysis3 823,544
Mathematical Biology2 712,296
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)9 3,450,424
Microelectronics Design24 9,851,856
Microelectronics Device Technology44 20,505,752
Microsystems4 2,701,102
Music and Acoustic Technology16 4,076,247
Natural Language Processing20 4,350,342
Nuclear Fission2 3,208,785
Numerical Analysis1 254,883
Operational research8 3,010,564
Optical Communications28 18,237,461
Optical Devices and Subsystems37 17,499,428
Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits55 30,458,377
Out of EPSRC Remit4 523,451
Particle Technology1 1,220,884
Performance and Inspection of Mechanical Structures and Systems3 2,980,138
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing16 5,576,548
Photonic Materials32 15,797,058
Plasma and Lasers6 608,505
Polymer Materials2 111,496
Programming Languages and Compilers38 11,277,574
Quantum Devices, Components and Systems11 7,800,006
Quantum Optics and Information11 3,275,754
RF & Microwave Devices57 18,905,239
RF & MW Communications39 13,018,851
Robotics30 17,664,732
Sensors and Instrumentation23 9,619,328
Software Engineering47 13,030,502
Solar Technology1 23,050
Speech Technology10 2,124,693
Spintronics5 2,780,335
Statistics and Applied Probability11 5,518,482
Superconductivity2 134,114
Synthetic Biology3 2,893,945
Synthetic Coordination Chemistry3 1,326,863
Synthetic Organic Chemistry1 253,580
Theoretical Computer Science55 20,366,277
Verification and Correctness38 13,061,780
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses23 4,969,305